Home Alone by RobinJRichards

Champion(s):

MyrowitzJ
The smartest part of me will always be my ass.


Runner(s)-Up:

KingC2
Never give up without a fight.


Quiz Description

Answer the following. Hopefully you won't scream out loud or run into any booby traps.

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Questions:

THIS MAN directed Home Alone

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Chris Columbus

THIS MAN wrote the screenplay. He also produced the film.

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John Hughes

The film surrounds THIS FAMILY, who suddenly wake up late and scramble to get to the airport, leaving Kevin behind.

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McCallister

This is the LAST NAME of the "old man" next door neighbor who was rumored to have murdered his family with a shovel in 1958. He saves Kevin by using said shovel to knock out [the answer to Q5].

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Marley

This was the nickname of the two burglars, played by Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern, who break into Kevin's home. The name comes from their "calling card" as they leave a house.

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Wet Bandits [they leave the water running as they leave]

This was the name of the GANGSTER FILM WITHIN A FILM from Home Alone. It doesn't exist as it was made for the film.

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Angels with Filthy Souls

This is the SPECIFIC SIX WORD tagline from [the answer to Q6]. It has even made it's way into a recent Xfinity ad where the grandfather says similar version of this quote to start viewing "Home Alone."

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"Keep the change, ya filthy animal."

Home Alone was the highest grossing live action comedy from 1990 until 2011 when THIS FILM took the spot.

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Hangover Part II

In the movie poster stylization for Home Alone, THIS SPECIFIC LETTER in "Home Alone" was done in lowercase with all others in ALL CAPS. (All letters are in play).

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The "e" in "ALONe"

Within $5 million either way, **and in rounded figures,** Home Alone made THIS MUCH MONEY in the Domestic Box Office according to Box Office Mojo.

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$286 Million (281-291)

On her way back home to save Kevin, Kate [Answer to Q3] has to hitch a ride in the back of a rental truck with Gus Polinksi, the "BLANK King of the Midwest." He filmed all his parts in one day.

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Polka

There's a long standing conspiracy theory that THIS MAN had a cameo in "Home Alone." Never mind he had been dead for 13 years.

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Elvis Presley

Because of child labor laws, Macauley Culkin was only allowed to work THIS MANY HOURS A DAY. Film crews had to schedule shoots carefully to be within the law.

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5

In a trademark of [answer to Q1] and a bit foreshadowing, clips from THIS FILM are shown right before Kevin goes to sleep. Clips from it have also been used in the sequel and "Gremlins.":

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It's a Wonderful Life

In one of Kevin's many booby-traps, Marv gets hit in the face with THIS OBJECT when it slides down the laundry chute.

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A (Clothes)-Iron

Asides from [the answer to Q15], there were 13 other booby traps set by Kevin all throughout the house. Name any three (and I'll be lenient if you're in the ballpark with the answer below in ALL CAPS) (edited at 8:14 am, December 6, 2016 (PST))

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FEATHERS to the Face, SPIDER on the face, BB GUN to the groin/face, TRIP WIRE, ORNAMENTS on the floor, TOY CARS on the floor, cutting a ZIP LINE, a red HOT DOORKNOB, ICED up front steps, stepping on a NAIL, burned by a BLOWTORCH, swinging PAINTCANS, TAR on the steps (edited at 8:14 am, December 6, 2016 (PST))