Home Alone


Home Alone:
An 8-year old troublemaker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

Length: 1 hour 43 minutes
Type: Comedy, Family
Release Date: November 16, 1990 (USA)
Budget: $18 million (estimated)
Opening Weekend: $17,081,997 (USA) (18 November 1990) (1,202 Screens)
Gross Box Office Worldwide: $533.80 million
Rentals: $140.099 million
Filming Dates: February 14, 1990 to May 16, 1990
Copyright Holder: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation


  • Holy cow
  • Bring Home The Laughter This Holiday Season!
  • When the McCallisters went on holiday they forgot one minor detail… Kevin
  • A family comedy without the family.
  • When Kevin’s family left on their European vacation they forgot one minor detail: Kevin.

Academy Awards, USA 1991
Nominated for an Oscar for:
Best Music, Original Song
John Williams (music)
Leslie Bricusse (lyrics)
For the song “Somewhere in My Memory”.
Best Music, Original Score
John Williams

Golden Globes, USA 1991
Nominated for Golden Globe for:
Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
Macaulay Culkin

American Comedy Awards, USA 1991
American Comedy Award Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Macaulay Culkin

BMI Film & TV Awards 1991
BMI Film Music Award John Williams

British Comedy Awards 1991
British Comedy Award Best Comedy Film

Casting Society of America, USA 1991
Won Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Comedy
Jane Jenkins
Janet Hirshenson

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1991
CFCA Award Most Promising Actor
Macaulay Culkin

Golden Screen, Germany 1991
Golden Screen
Golden Screen with 1 Star

Grammy Awards 1992
Grammy Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television
John Williams
Leslie Bricusse
For the song “Somewhere in My Memory”.

Kids’ Choice Awards, USA 1991
Blimp Award Favorite Movie

Young Artist Awards 1991
Young Artist Award Most Entertaining Family Youth Motion Picture – Comedy/Action
Best Young Actor Starring in a Motion Picture
Macaulay Culkin
Young Artist Award Best Young Actress Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Angela Goethals