Kevin McCallister from “Home Alone” of 1990 is very fondly remembered today also. It’s been 25 years since its release, the popular franchises that claimed multiple awards and showcased wonderful stories of home invasion and related plots later. “Home Alone” featured multiple lessons to learn for both parents and kids. The most important being not to get scared off and fight with the basic resources available, indeed it is a confidence booster for kids. Read on to find out interesting facts and revelations of the on and off-screen tits-bits of “Home Alone” ahead.
“Home Alone” is one of the comedy genre flicks that grossed a whooping amount. It was originally $18 million project that garnered approximately $476.7 million and do not forget it was 1990. Seems extremely successful, isn’t it?
It stayed in theatres for almost 12 weeks at a stretch and pulled down many power cast flicks through that phase including Julia Roberts’ starrer “Sleeping with the Enemy”.
According to People, filmmaker James Hughes wrote the movie after a family vacation in 1989 as a thought about what if one of the kids is accidentally left behind. A simple stray thought of a concerned parent led to a wonderful script later on.
Macaulay Culkin hadn’t been the first choice always “Home Alone”, though he was already known for his role in Uncle Buck. It is rumored that Kevins’ uncle Frank in the movie was originally the role created for the villain who paid the burglars to rip off Kevin’s family while he knew they’d be away.
“Home Alone” franchise has made five successful movies up till now and still have scope for more. It feels great to remember.
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