An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation
Christmas Film World Cup pedigree
Two Quarter finals leading to a fairytale run to the final in 2018. A second visit to the semi finals in 2022 ended in heart break.
BBFC: Contains moderate slapstick violence and infrequent moderate language
Joe Pesci, Macaulay Culkin, John Heard, Daniel Stern, John Candy, Catherine O'Hara
Joe Pesci deliberately avoided Macaulay Culkin on-set, because he wanted Culkin to think he was mean
Catherine O'Hara revealed in 2014 that Macaulay Culkin still calls her "Mom"
John Williams stepped in when the original composer backed out. The filmmakers never thought they could get Williams, but he saw an early cut of the movie and was "enchanted"
1st in Group C with 144 pts
Last 16 success over The Holiday
Quarter Final victory against Muppets Christmas Carol
Semi Final triumph over Scrooged
Finalist defeat to Die Hard