Home Alone: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Movie

By: Jacqui Denker | Kristina Guerrero Posted: 12:03 PM, Dec 11, 2018 Updated: 11:11 AM, Dec 12, 2018

The holidays are here, and no Christmas is complete without a movie marathon. And no movie marathon is complete without a viewing of Home Alone. While you may be able to recite the scenes line for line, here are five things you didn’t know about the movie.


1. There Are Two Culkins in the Movie

The first thing you don’t know about Home Alone is Macaulay wasn’t the only Culkin in the film. “My younger brother, he played Fuller in the movie,” revealed Macaulay on Live with Regis and Kathy Lee. That’s right! Macaulay’s younger brother Kieran landed the part of Kevin’s bed wetting cousin, Fuller.


2. Buzz’s Girlfriend Was a Boy

Bet you didn’t know this next one! Remember the pic of Buzz’s girlfriend that Kevin found? Well, the girlfriend was actually a boy! Yup, the director didn’t want to make a girl feel bad by posing for the picture, so they went with a boy in drag!


3. Pesci Actually Bit Culkin

The third thing you didn’t know about Home Alone is that while rehearsing the scene where Harry tries to bite off Kevin’s finger, actor Joe Pesci actually bit him. Ouch!


4. The Gangster Film is Fake

Next up, remember the gangster movie Kevin plays throughout the film? Well, it’s fake, so don’t bother searching for it to buy. You won’t find it!


5. John Candy Shot Home Alone in One Day

The last thing you didn’t know about Home Alone is that actor John Candy shot his whole part in one day! Not only that – he improvised all of his lines!


Tis the season for movie marathons! So pop some pop corn and get ready to binge watch, because those are five things you don’t know about Home Alone.


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