Having Tim Curry in this was also a treat. Kevin and his family are heading down to Florida for Christmas this year, but when Kevin gets mixed up at the air port and gets on the wrong flight, he ends up in New York. Plus Eddie Bracken shows up as Mr. Kevin's ready to welcome them with more battery of booby traps the bumbling bandits will never forget! But when Kevin discovers that the Sticky Bandits Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern are on the loose, he struggles to stop them from robbing an elderly man's toy store just before Christmas. Home Alone 2 is a carbon copy, but it's also much better and more complex a movie than the first. Brenda Fricker has a rather questionable role as 'The Pigeon Lady' a woman who lives in Central Park and talks to no one-until Kevin reaches out.
But the Wet Bandants who have now re-named themselves as the Sticky Bandants are in New York as well and are planning on stealing all the money from a toy store that is going to be given to the children's hospital. Watch it now from a fresh perspective and you might like it more. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York was an absolute blast. I mean, the Wet Bandants are back and they are just as funny as ever! I can recite every line and know pretty much everything bout the whole movie. It's a great movie on it's own but sadly it will always be called a copycat. But Kevin won't be alone for long.
The new traps for the Wet, er. His Aunt Georgette from the first movie is still in Paris so he uses her half-renovated home as a huge mousetrap for the bungling burglars. Not too many folks are just giving it a good chance. Home Alone 2 has pretty much the same plot as the first movie, but Home Alone 2 is a very good sequel. Overview Home Alone is a 1990 American family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. And he's going to have that once-in-a-lifetime vacation he's been wishing for. Tim Curry also appears as a concierge who has to prove that Kevin is on his own, and Brenda Fricker is the pigeon lady who watches over Kevin's little shoulder.
Perhaps it's just the whole New York scene and I think the bandits do better acting as well. There's much more for Kevin to see and do in New York. The film stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, an eight-year-old boy, who is mistakenly left behind when his family flies to Paris for their Christmas vacation. This film features some of the same characters featured in the first two films, but with a new cast and a storyline that does not fall into the same continuity. The actors are terrible and the movies just plain sucks. People really need to give this movie a shot.
Now I'm aware that Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is the exact same plot as the first Home Alone, and not to mention how silly it seems that these folks would leave their kid behind, but come on, this movie was all in good fun. There's loads of fun to be had in Kevin's antics, and Tim Curry is downright brilliant as the mischievous Concierge. . And hardly any of those carbon copies improve upon the original. In another mad rush to the airport the McCallisters make a point of remembering Kevin this time.
Now alone in the Big Apple, Kevin cons his way into a room at the Plaza Hotel and begins his usual antics. After snarky youth Kevin McCallister Macaulay Culkin loses track of his father at the airport, he mistakenly gets on a plane headed for New York City -- while the rest of the McCallisters fly to Florida. But Kevin won't be alone for long. He goes on the ultimate tour with his father's bag of money and credit cards and cons himself into the Plaza Hotel claiming he's there with his dad. He goes to Duncan's Toy Chest, the biggest toy store in town and takes many scenic photographs.
The film doesn't simply end once Harry and Marv are back in the slammer as there is more plot to it than that. The film was followed by a commercially successful sequel in 1992, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, which brings back the first film's cast. Not to mention the Plaza Hotel plot was so great and fun to watch. A fourth film followed in 2002, Home Alone 4. But this time he's in New York City with enough cash and credit cards to turn the Big Apple into his very own playground.
Typically though, once they get a hold of him the give away far too much info. Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Genres: Children , Production Co: 20th Century Fox Distributors: 20th Century Fox Keywords: , , , , , , , ,. A fourth film followed in 2002, Home Alone 4. If anyone wants to talk bout the movie with me, don't be shy. The notorious Wet Bandits, Harry and Marv, still smarting from their last encounter with Kevin, are bound for New York too, plotting a huge holiday heist! The film stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, an eight-year-old boy, who is mistakenly left behind when his family flies to Paris for their Christmas vacation. But the Wet Bandits have escaped, and they have just arrived in New York with loftier ambitions and bigger heists to pull off.
With a bigger story okay some of it re-used and more characters and a better playground for Kevin, Home Alone 2 manages to be a superior sequel. The booby traps this time are much more painful and nasty, so it's all the more amusing for us. He scams his way into the Plaza hotel where a suspicious Concierge Tim Curry gives him mighty evil looks at every encounter. Home Alone 2 has a more satisfying climax than the first. Thirteen of the McCallisters are going to Miami for Xmas do they never stay at home? Unless you fear your child is going to set your head on fire with a blowtorch. He checks into a swank Manhattan hotel where Donald Trump is apparently staying at too.
I think this house that Kevin set up was actually in some ways a little more fun than the first because of the traps he was able to set. Instead of complaining or panicking, he just plain enjoys it. Once Kevin escapes he takes matters into his own hands once more. There's just smoothing about this one that is so much better than the first. The notorious Wet Bandits, Harry and Marv, still smarting from their last encounter with Kevin, are bound for New York too, plotting a huge holiday heist! But Kevin is going to make sure that they don't mess around with the kids and has set his uncle's abandoned apartment up for a fun house of traps.