If you were an adult in the 90s, at some point in your childhood, you slapped both hands on the sides of your face with fake horror.
Sorry, that’s just the truth.
So popular is Macaulay Culkinintrepid portrait—and perhaps a psychic contact—Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old boy in suburban Chicago whose parents weren’t the best at tracking his oversized cubs, 30 years later Home alonewas released on November 16, 1990, his signature move is still instantly recognizable. (And reason enough to avoid shaving at all costs.)
And that is not the only thing that holds John Hughes‘ an instant classic, about an elementary school kid who is teaching two, largely incompetent, career criminals what happens when they don’t get rid of the ugly, screaming, useless ones. from his property, definitely at the top holiday moviegoers wish list.
The box office craze (it stayed at #1 for 12 weeks and grossed over $476 million worldwide) can lack realism (yes, Kevin’s antics will kill Joe Pesci and Daniel Sternthieves more times) and relevance in today’s hyper-connected age. But it is filled with a liner Any of the millennial generation’s highly nutritious microwaved macaroni and cheese dinners can still be told to this day. And the moments of laughter and tears are still as heavy as a grown man getting hit in the face by a can of paint.