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Home Alone (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $285,761,243Details
International Box Office $190,923,432
Worldwide Box Office $476,684,675
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
55% - Rotten
Audience
79% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 16th, 1990 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: October 5th, 1999 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 103 minutes
Franchise: Home Alone
Comparisons: vs. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
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Keywords: Christmas
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 32nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 14 $740,449 Jun 21, 1991 220
Biggest 31st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 15 $868,774 Jun 14, 1991 213
Biggest 29th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 11 $1,419,727 May 31, 1991 199
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9 $1,942,192 May 24, 1991 192
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 24 $787,999 May 17, 1991 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 28 $790,657 May 10, 1991 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 22 $966,782 May 3, 1991 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 24 $1,122,205 Apr 26, 1991 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 15 $1,648,188 Apr 19, 1991 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 14 $1,835,299 Apr 12, 1991 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 17 $1,954,348 Apr 5, 1991 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10 $2,433,479 Mar 29, 1991 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 13 $2,776,368 Mar 22, 1991 129
Fastest Movies to Earn $250 Million at the Domestic Box Office 94 $250,284,978 Mar 15, 1991 126
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 22 $2,731,894 Mar 15, 1991 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 19 $3,315,651 Mar 8, 1991 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 12 $4,221,896 Mar 1, 1991 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 11 $4,831,317 Feb 22, 1991 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2 $7,376,443 Feb 15, 1991 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 12 $6,001,085 Feb 8, 1991 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2 $8,215,408 Feb 1, 1991 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 14 $7,268,334 Jan 25, 1991 73
Fastest Movies to Earn $200 Million at the Domestic Box Office 149 $203,487,564 Jan 25, 1991 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $11,069,157 Jan 18, 1991 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7 $9,813,012 Jan 11, 1991 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7 $12,626,851 Jan 4, 1991 52
Biggest January Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 199 $12,626,851 Jan 4, 1991 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $25,148,406 Dec 28, 1990 45
Biggest December Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 72 $25,148,406 Dec 28, 1990 45
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 895 $25,148,406 Dec 28, 1990 45
Fastest Movies to Earn $150 Million at the Domestic Box Office 236 $152,103,249 Dec 28, 1990 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 12 $14,715,701 Dec 21, 1990 38
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 437 $103,558,024 Dec 14, 1990 35
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 57 $11,617,249 Dec 14, 1990 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 104 $14,232,156 Dec 7, 1990 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 261 $14,386,876 Nov 30, 1990 17
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 660 $52,361,315 Nov 23, 1990 14
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 317 $20,987,761 Nov 23, 1990 10
Biggest November Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 156 $20,987,761 Nov 23, 1990 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,014 $17,081,997 Nov 16, 1990 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,367 1,202 Nov 16, 1990 3

Cast

   Kevin
   Harry
   Marv
   Kate
   Peter
   Gus Polinski
Roberts Blossom    Old Man Marley
Angela Goethals    Linnie
Devin Ratray    Buzz
Gerry Bamman    Uncle Frank
Hillary Wolf    Megan
Larry Hankin    Officer Balzak
Michael C. Maronna    Jeff
Kristin Minter    Heather
Daiana Campeanu    Sondra
Jedidiah Cohen    Rod
Kieran Culkin    Fuller
Senta Moses    Tracy
Anna Slotky    Brook
Terrie Snell    Aunt Leslie
Jeffrey Wiseman    Mitch Murphy
Virginia Smith    Georgette
Matt Doherty    Steffan
Ralph Foody    Gangster
Michael Guido    Gangster
Ray Toler    Uncle Rob
Billie Bird    Woman at Airport
Bill Erwin    Man in Airport
Gerry Becker    Officer
Victor Cole    Officer
Porscha Radcliffe    Cousin
Brittany Radcliffe    Cousin
Clarke Devereux    Officer Devereux
Dan Charles Zulcoski    Pizza Boy
Lynn Mansbach    French Woman
Peter Siragusa    Lineman
Alan Wilder    Scranton Ticket Agent
Hope Davis    French Ticket Agent
Dianne B. Shaw    Airline Counter Person
Tracy Connor    Check Out Girl
Jim Ryan    Stock Boy
Kenneth Hudson Campbell    Santa
Sandra Macat    Santa's Elf
Mark Beltzman    Stosh
Ann Whitney    Drugstore Clerk
Richard J. Firfer    Store Manager
Jim Ortlieb    Herb the Drugstore Clerk
Kate Johnson    Police Operator
Michael Hansen    Airport Driver
Peter Pantaleo    Airport Driver
Jean-Claude Sciore    French Gate Agent
Monica Devereux    Flight Attendant

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    John Hughes
Producer    John Hughes
Executive Producer    Mark Levinson
Executive Producer    Scott Rosenfelt
Executive Producer    Tarquin Gotch
Production Designer    John Muto
Editor    Raja Gosnell
Composer    John Williams
Director of Photography    Julio Macat
Associate Producer    Mark Radcliffe
Assistant Director    Mark Radcliffe
Unit Production Manager    Mack Bing
Art Director    Dan Webster
Set Decorator    Eve Cauley Turner
Set Decorator    Dan Clancy
Costume Designer    Jay Hurley
Costume Supervisor    Mickey Antonetti
Sound Mixer    Jim Alexander
Re-recording Mixer    Chris Carpenter
Re-recording Mixer    Rick Hart
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin E. Carpenter
Supervising Sound Editor    Michael D. Wilhoit
Supervising Sound Editor    Wylie Stateman
Sound Editor    Dino DiMuro
Sound Editor    Glenn T. Morgan

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/11/16 1 $17,081,997   1,202 $14,211   $17,081,997 3
1990/11/23 1 $20,987,761 +23% 1,284 $16,346   $48,297,152 10
1990/11/30 1 $14,386,876 -31% 1,342 $10,720   $66,748,191 17
1990/12/07 1 $14,232,156 -1% 1,764 $8,068   $84,168,103 24
1990/12/14 1 $11,617,249 -18% 2,017 $5,760   $99,307,437 31
1990/12/21 1 $14,715,701 +27% 2,108 $6,981   $118,273,725 38
1990/12/28 1 $25,148,406 +71% 2,141 $11,746   $152,103,249 45
1991/01/04 1 $12,626,851 -50% 2,173 $5,811   $168,697,638 52
1991/01/11 1 $9,813,012 -22% 2,157 $4,549   $181,405,541 59
1991/01/18 1 $11,069,157 +13% 2,112 $5,241   $194,760,234 66
1991/01/25 1 $7,268,334 -34% 2,106 $3,451   $203,487,564 73
1991/02/01 1 $8,215,408 +13% 2,009 $4,089   $213,551,706 80
1991/02/08 3 $6,001,085 -27% 1,986 $3,022   $221,181,762 87
1991/02/15 4 $7,376,443 +23% 1,815 $4,064   $230,160,502 94
1991/02/22 4 $4,831,317 -35% 1,775 $2,722   $236,363,633 101
1991/03/01 5 $4,221,896 -13% 1,670 $2,528   $241,658,036 108
1991/03/08 7 $3,315,651 -21% 1,590 $2,085   $245,880,904 115
1991/03/15 9 $2,731,894 -18% 1,413 $1,933   $249,557,920 122
1991/03/22 8 $2,776,368 +2% 1,757 $1,580   $253,061,346 129
1991/03/29 8 $2,433,479 -12% 1,762 $1,381   $256,778,093 136
1991/04/05 9 $1,954,348 -20% 1,588 $1,231   $260,077,797 143
1991/04/12 9 $1,835,299 -6% 1,465 $1,253   $262,461,999 150
1991/04/19 9 $1,648,188 -10% 1,449 $1,137   $264,650,281 157
1991/04/26 12 $1,122,205 -32% 1,248 $899   $266,197,786 164
1991/05/03 14 $966,782 -14% 1,073 $901   $267,432,574 171
1991/05/10 13 $790,657 -18% 999 $791   $268,449,784 178
1991/05/17 16 $787,999 n/c 789 $999   $269,435,169 185
1991/05/24 11 $1,942,192 +146% 912 $2,130   $271,620,423 192
1991/05/31 9 $1,419,727 -27% 873 $1,626   $273,406,047 199
1991/06/14 10 $868,774   714 $1,217   $276,269,739 213
1991/06/21 12 $740,449 -15% 713 $1,038   $277,504,018 220

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/11/16 1 $27,309,391   1,202 $22,720   $27,309,391 7
1990/11/23 1 $25,051,924 -8% 1,284 $19,511   $52,361,315 14
1990/11/30 1 $17,574,632 -30% 1,342 $13,096   $69,935,947 21
1990/12/07 1 $17,754,241 +1% 1,764 $10,065   $87,690,188 28
1990/12/14 1 $15,867,836 -11% 2,017 $7,867   $103,558,024 35
1990/12/21 1 $23,396,819 +47% 2,108 $11,099   $126,954,843 42
1990/12/28 1 $29,115,944 +24% 2,141 $13,599   $156,070,787 49
1991/01/04 1 $15,521,742 -47% 2,173 $7,143   $171,592,529 56
1991/01/11 1 $12,098,548 -22% 2,157 $5,609   $183,691,077 63
1991/01/18 1 $12,528,153 +4% 2,112 $5,932   $196,219,230 70
1991/01/25 1 $9,117,068 -27% 2,106 $4,329   $205,336,298 77
1991/02/01 1 $9,844,379 +8% 2,009 $4,900   $215,180,677 84
1991/02/08 3 $7,603,382 -23% 1,986 $3,828   $222,784,059 91
1991/02/15 4 $8,748,257 +15% 1,815 $4,820   $231,532,316 98
1991/02/22 4 $5,903,824 -33% 1,775 $3,326   $237,436,140 105
1991/03/01 6 $5,129,113 -13% 1,670 $3,071   $242,565,253 112
1991/03/08 7 $4,260,773 -17% 1,590 $2,680   $246,826,026 119
1991/03/15 9 $3,458,952 -19% 1,413 $2,448   $250,284,978 126
1991/03/22 7 $4,059,636 +17% 1,757 $2,311   $254,344,614 133
1991/03/29 8 $3,778,835 -7% 1,762 $2,145   $258,123,449 140
1991/04/05 10 $2,503,251 -34% 1,588 $1,576   $260,626,700 147
1991/04/12 9 $2,375,393 -5% 1,465 $1,621   $263,002,093 154
1991/04/19 10 $2,073,488 -13% 1,449 $1,431   $265,075,581 161
1991/04/26 12 $1,390,211 -33% 1,248 $1,114   $266,465,792 168
1991/05/03 14 $1,193,335 -14% 1,073 $1,112   $267,659,127 175
1991/05/10 14 $988,043 -17% 999 $989   $268,647,170 182
1991/05/17 16 $1,031,061 +4% 789 $1,307   $269,678,231 189
1991/05/24 11 $2,308,089 +124% 912 $2,531   $271,986,320 196
1991/06/14 11 $1,362,604   714 $1,908   $276,763,569 217

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
11/26/200625406,477 406,477$6,093,090$6,093,090373
12/3/200615148,822-63% 555,299$2,230,619$8,323,709374
12/10/200613329,330+121% 884,629$4,890,616$13,214,325375
12/31/200628132,210 1,413,644$1,981,828$21,136,164378
12/9/200719150,658 2,068,191$1,505,073$28,897,418427
11/11/20122736,200 3,807,617$274,001$44,174,703684
11/18/20122123,398-35% 3,831,015$177,039$44,351,741685
12/2/20122943,331 3,927,568$473,759$45,479,402687
12/16/20122870,306 4,030,544$529,622$46,353,824689
12/13/20151044,946 4,557,948$747,160$52,137,848845
12/20/20151585,419+90% 4,643,367$1,478,201$53,616,049846

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
12/13/2015835,164 35,164$401,576$401,576845
12/20/20151741,254+17% 76,418$714,931$1,116,507846