Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)




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John Hughes and Chris Columbus repeat their best-selling formula from the first Home Alone film with this sequel. Once again Kevin McCallister's (Macaulay Culkin) family leave him behind, only now he gets on a flight to New York instead of going with his family to Miami. Kevin manages to hail a cab and is delivered to the doorsteps of the Plaza Hotel, where, using his father's credit card, he rents out a suite and has the time of his life -- although a smarmy hotel clerk (Tim Curry) and bellboy … More

Rating: PG (for comic action and mild language)
Genre: Comedy, Kids & Family
Directed By:
Written By: John Hughes
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On DVD: Oct 5, 1999
20th Century Fox


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Critic Reviews for Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

All Critics (32) | Top Critics (9)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

made solely to sell Talkboys (and let's not forget the pink Talkgirls) to kids

Full Review… | July 20, 2009

Wasn't one of these bad enough?

October 2, 2002
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Not better than the first part but funny. Pesci is great in both films.

August 4, 2002

Whatever steam Culkin gained in Home Alone was lost in this tepid sequel rehash.

August 2, 2002
Arizona Daily Star

Audience Reviews for Home Alone 2: Lost in New York


Lost in New York is its predecessor in a different setting. But the heartwarming charm is still there and its this and a few new tricks up Culkin's sleeve that save it.

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I don't know what some of you sick people out there are talking about....This is the blueprint of how to make a sequal....You do the same thing (cause that's what brough you succes in the first place)....but you change the playingfield....and add some new characters. That's exacly what's has been done here....and it's done to perfection....just as good as the first one...if not better...now he's got 2 teams against him....the thiefs...and the people at the hotel....AND! he's in New York....something gotta give!

Martin Sahlin

Super Reviewer

Follow up to the very popular Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is basically the same idea, but with a different twist. The main character, Kevin McCallister is stranded in New York and has to outwit the burglars from the first film. As far as sequels are concerned, this sequel is just as good as the first, and that's rare. The cast of the first film returns in this sequel, and I think that's what makes this sequel work so well. Not only that, but the script is well written, and the gags are just as funny as the first film. The film doesn't do anything new, except that it changes the setting to New York. The film is very entertaining and manages to be funny and amusing. There's a good cast here, and this is a fun. I really enjoyed this film as much as the first, and though it doesn't anything too thrilling, this is still a fun comedy that the whole family will enjoy. As far as the humor is concerned, I felt that it was slightly better than the first. Screenwriter John Hughes gave a lot more emphasis on the humor and developed something a tad better. The first Home Alone was a good film as well, but this time around they managed to perfect the formula and create something more fun, and interesting. But both films are equally good, and I don't have a favorite. For a sequel, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is better than your regular sequel, and manages to be a lot of fun, and entertaining for the family. Both films were great. I feel that the third doesn't really count because it was too dreadful. However, the first two Home Alone films are very good comedies.

Alex roy

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