15 Little Known Facts About Home Alone

1. According to Guinness, it’s the highest grossing live action comedy of all time domestically.

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2. It spawned an incredibly successful franchise.

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3. The Move Bushwhacked was originally supposed to be a spinoff 

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4. Robert De Niro turned down the role of Harry.

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5. The films director, Chris Columbus, has expressed some regret in casting Macaulay Culkin.

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6. The films villains, Harry and Marv, probably would have died in real life.

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7. The McCallister house from the movie is tourist attraction in Illinois.

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8. Joe Pesci had a hard time adjusting to being family friendly and is said to have repeatedly dropped the F-bomb on set.

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9. John Candy filmed everything for Home Alone in a single day.

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10. Everything for Home Alone was filmed in the Chicago area.

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11. Home Alone is the most viewed Christmas movie in Poland.

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12. The role of Kevin was written specifically for Macaulay Culkin.

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13. The tarantula used in this scene was real.

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14. Unfortunately, Kevin’s tree house was taken down after the film finished shooting.

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15. John Hughes got the idea for Home Alone while making Uncle Buck.

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Post by Ryan Scott 

Twitter: @Radio_Adventure 

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