Home Alone 2: Lost in New York was an absolute blast. Parents need to know that they can expect the same kind of slapstick violence in this second Home Alone movie, mostly against the robbers who picked on the wrong precocious kid once again. 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. There, he checks into the best hotel with his father's credit card, and sets out to enjoy himself. 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. Yes, Home Alone 2 was a fantastic follow up to Home Alone and it was followed by the equally excellent Home Alone 3.
The main character throws bricks, sets deadly traps, and more in attempts to stop the bumbling duo and is gleefully proud of himself every time they get hurt. Though it is a little worrying now seeing Kevin on the roof of the World Trade Centre. . This fact is not obvious when watching the scene at regular speed, but it is visible when watching the scene in slow motion. I love this movie and I'm always going to recommend it for a good watch, I think you'll enjoy it if you give it a chance. 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. I mean, the Wet Bandants are back and they are just as funny as ever! Written by Trivia During the Christmas pageant scene at the beginning of the movie, when the lady playing the piano is knocked over by the prop Christmas tree, the stunt was performed by a male stuntman with visible 5 o'clock shadow although that does not count as a goof.
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. There's just smoothing about this one that is so much better than the first. Home Alone 2 has a more satisfying climax than the first. The duo has escaped from prison and is planning to rob a toy store on Christmas Eve -- and Kevin's determined to stop them. However, just after Kevin boards the flight to New York, the flight attendant says the flight's number is 176. The early family scenes in Home Alone 2 are some of the movie's funniest moments, as are Kevin's clever survival schemes at the hotel and on the streets of New York.
Perhaps it's just the whole New York scene and I think the bandits do better acting as well. Thirteen of the McCallisters are going to Miami for Xmas do they never stay at home? Just like in the first film, Kevin has fun at first booking himself into a hotel you'll find out how a young kid cons a room in the hotel and has some fun. There's much more for Kevin to see and do in New York. Kevin's ready to welcome them with more battery of booby traps the bumbling bandits will never forget! Kevin McAllister gets separated from his family, and manages to get himself onto a plane to New York instead. And hardly any of those carbon copies improve upon the original. And as Kevin's mom, Catherine O'Hara is a well-wrought mix of funny and sentimental.
There's loads of fun to be had in Kevin's antics, and Tim Curry is downright brilliant as the mischievous Concierge. But he gets lost in a crowd at the airport and follows a man who looks like his dad onto the wrong plane. But Kevin won't be alone for long. Kevin's ready to welcome them with more battery of booby traps the bumbling bandits will never forget! There's just one snag-Joe Pesci and Daniel Sterns are back as Harry and Marv and once again, young Kevin must outwit them. 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.
The reason I'm giving it a ten is because I think the rating should be higher. Unfortunately, the burglars he had foiled before were in New York after being released from jail, and had plans to rob the biggest toyshop in New York on Christmas Eve. 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. Instead of complaining or panicking, he just plain enjoys it. The film doesn't simply end once Harry and Marv are back in the slammer as there is more plot to it than that. Typically though, once they get a hold of him the give away far too much info.
Parents should also know that the movie opens with quite a bit of family conflict and that there's fighting -- even some physical violence -- among siblings. Kevin discovers their plan, and sets out to foil their plots again, while the burglars set out to finish off what they had not done before - the killing of the brat Kevin. His father's credit card rents him a suite at the Plaza Hotel. Then, when we see a shot of the airport's radar shortly thereafter, the flight's number is 226 again. The new traps for the Wet, er. It still has me constantly laughing 'till this day, I think if you loved the first Home Alone, I'm sure that you'll just naturally love this one as well.
Kevin's ready to welcome them with more battery of booby traps the bumbling bandits will never forget! Once again Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern give wonderful performances. There is a lot of enjoyment in this movie. I can recite every line and know pretty much everything bout the whole movie. How does Kevin defend himself from his older brother's bullying? In another mad rush to the airport the McCallisters make a point of remembering Kevin this time. Yes, Macauley Culkin is back as Kevin McCallister who ends up getting split up from his parents and finds himself lost in New York.
» If I was a young child and wanted to get lost somewhere, then the Big Apple would be my first choice. Sure enough, when the family heads to the airport for a vacation in Florida, they're in such a rush that they run too fast for. 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. Synopsis Kevin McCallister is back. 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.
But Kevin won't be alone for long. Slapstick moments are provided by run-ins with the original movie's goofball villains, Harry and Marv and , respectively. If anyone wants to talk bout the movie with me, don't be shy. He goes to Duncan's Toy Chest, the biggest toy store in town and takes many scenic photographs. 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! He's pursued again by comic bad guys Harry and Marv Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern , and director Chris Columbus and screenwriter John Hughes keep the action and laughs coming. 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. As a sequel, the movie manages to be funny, if predictable, and occasionally borders on heart-warming -- in an odd yet touching moment, Kevin befriends a homeless woman and encourages her to reach out to people more.