Home Alone 2: Lost In New York (1992)

CHRIS COLUMBUS

Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB

USA, 1992.  Twentieth Century Fox, Hughes Entertainment. Screenplay by , based on his characters.  Cinematography by .  Produced by John Hughes.  Music by .  Production Design by .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by .  

What do you do when audiences spend over a hundred million dollars watching a kid get abandoned at home? Abandon him again! In this delightful sequel to 1990’s blockbuster original,  once again gets separated from his parents when he gets on the wrong airplane and ends up in the Big Apple. Somehow, he once again runs into the two bumbling crooks (Joe Pesci, ) who tried to rob him the first time. The producers find new ways to have the same kind of fun, and the result is surprisingly memorable and worthwhile. lends her terrific support, reprising her role as Culkin’s bewildered mother.

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