3 fun 'Home Alone' facts to celebrate 25 years

Posted at 2:41 AM, Sep 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-30 02:41:40-04

"Home Alone" hits the big screen for its twenty fifth anniversary in November. Avoid being "Les incompetents" with this trivia.

The List's Jimmy Rhoades with more on this family classic... now on The List!

  1. This Christmas morning snow is actually instant POTATOES.
  2. The art director's son was made up to look like a girl.
  3. The gangster flick in Home Alone doesn't really exist.

Home Alone is a 1990 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus.

The film stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, a boy who is mistakenly left behind when his family flies to Paris for their Christmas vacation. Kevin initially relishes being home alone, but soon has to contend with two would-be burglars played by Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern.

The film also features Catherine O'Hara and John Heard as Kevin's parents.