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Home Alone Reviews

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January 1, 2000
If Home Alone had limited itself to the things that might possibly happen to a forgotten 8-year-old, I think I would have liked it more.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
This holiday contender from John Hughes is too crass, too loud and too violent to be added blithely to Christmas viewing traditions. But it is funny.
January 1, 2000
Chris Columbus's junky, rambunctiously funny Home Alone is every kid's anarchical wish come true.
January 1, 2000
This is, perhaps, one of the most memorable child starring roles in movie history.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
Forget the cartoonish bad guys, this film is about overcoming fears and taking control of your life.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Looking brave, wise, and yet vulnerable, Culkin is perfect for the role.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Home Alone is the apex, the pinnacle, the culmination of every bad bit Hughes has ever written or directed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
The performances are very good, especially by young Culkin and Pesci and Stern.
November 16, 1990
The movie devolves into an egregious Three Stooges painfest: We're meant to giggle and clap along with Kevin as the crooks get their heads singed with blowtorches and walk barefoot on glass.
Full Review | Original Score: D
July 25, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
June 19, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
April 25, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
August 1, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
July 29, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
June 9, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
February 20, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
January 29, 2003
| Original Score: 3/4
January 15, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
September 3, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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