18 Awesome Facts That You Never Knew About ‘Home Alone’


For those of you who grew up in the 1990s, you’ll know all too well that this festive time of year brings to mind one movie, and one movie only – “Home Alone”. Christmas movies are always a huge success for children, but the saga of Kevin left alone at home, having to face the two clumsiest thieves of all time, is one of the very best. Not only did children love it when it was released, but it was also highly successful among the grown-up generation, too. “Home Alone” is a mixture of everything that we wanted when we were kids. A huge adventure, being alone at home, creating imaginative traps, and being with our families on Christmas Day. Because the movie is such a classic, we decided to tell you 18 amazing facts that you probably never knew before. Interesting stuff!


#1 The Idea Of “Home Alone”

The director John Hughes got the idea of “Home Alone” whilst filming another movie with Macaulay Culkin, “Uncle Buck”.

UNCLE BUCK, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Kelly, John Candy, Gaby Hoffman, 1989