45 Home Alone Trivia Questions and Answers 

Our Home Alone trivia is a perfect game to play with friends and family this Christmas, or indeed, at any time! Who will get the most questions right? Let’s find out! 

Home Alone is a classic movie with some of the best TV moments to date. Premiering in 1990, this was the first movie of the Home Alone franchise and the movie that most of our trivia is based on. 

Bringing fame and fortune to the young Macaulay Culkin and making hundreds of millions of dollars at the box office, Home Alone is a timeless movie that is sure to be enjoyed by future generations. 

Wholesome, festive, funny, and entertaining for all the family, our Home Alone trivia questions will look at some of the greatest aspects of this Hollywood blockbuster. 

Ready to see how much you remember?

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General Home Alone Trivia Questions and Answers

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Home Alone is an all-time favorite holiday season movie for many of us. It is easy to become absorbed in the story of forgotten Kevin and the adventures and events that happen to him when he is left home alone

What child didn’t want to replicate some of Kevin’s elaborate traps?

We will never know why children’s services didn’t get involved with the child abandonment issues, but there are some things we do know. 

To find out how much you know, let’s play our Home Alone trivia! 

Ready to steal a victory?

1: Where was Home Alone filmed?
Winnetka, Illinois.
2: In what state did the movie premiere on 10 November 1990?
Chicago; the rest of the US got it 6 days later.
3: What is the surname of the family?
4: Why is Kevin worried about the next-door neighbor, Old Man Marley?
He's a supposed serial killer.
5: Where are Kevin's family flying to when they realize they've left him behind?
6: Kevin was an 8-year-old boy in the movie, but how old was Macauley Culkin at the time?
7: How many days did it take to film Home Alone?

Cast of Home Alone Trivia Questions and Answers

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The cast of Home Alone was an assembly that truly worked, but it did not come easily. 

In this part of our Home Alone trivia, we will include some questions about behind-the-scenes goings-on that may require some guesswork to answer but will be great trivia to learn.

We will also quiz you on different cast members to ensure that you’re able to impress your friends and family next time you sit down to watch Home Alone! 

Good luck! 

1: Can you name 1 of the 2 actors originally approached for the role of home-invader Harry? Both turned it down.
Robert De Niro and Jon Lovitz.
2: Which actor lasted 2-days onset before the movie director let him go due to 'lack of chemistry'?
Daniel Roebuck.
3: What did Harry's actor, John Peski, do to Macaulay Culkin off-screen?
Avoid him to keep up the persona that he was nasty.
4: Who was the role of Uncle Frank originally written for?
Kelsey Grammer.
5: How many child actors did the casting directors see for the role of Kevin?
6: Who was only paid $414 for their role?
John Candy.
7: Home Alone grossed half a billion dollars. How much did lead-star Macaulay make for his role?
8: What family members do Catherine O'Hara and John Heard play?
Kevin's parents.

Lost in New York: Home Alone Trivia Questions and Answers 

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Set a year after the dramas of Home Alone, Kevin loses his family in the airport and boards a plane destined for New York in the aptly named: Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

With his family in Florida and alone in NYC, Kevin does what any child would do: cons his way into the Plaza Hotel! But, he is not alone in the Big Apple

Kevin reunites with the home invaders from the first movie, and the on-screen antics begin! 

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York got mixed reviews due to heavier use of violence, a darker tone, and vast similarities to the 1st film. However, the cast’s performances were highly praised. 

In this part of our Home Alone trivia, we will look at some of the on and off-screen events of its sequel film. 

Ready? Let’s go!

1: What year was this movie released?
2: What kind of store does Kevin visit on Christmas Eve?
Toy store.
3: What does the store owner, Mr. Duncan, gift to Kevin?
A pair of ceramic turtle doves.
4: Who ambushes Kevin after he flees the hotel after the credit card he used is reported as stolen?
Harry and Marv.
5: Who does Kevin befriend in Central Park?
A homeless woman feeding the pigeons.
6: Contrary to the 1st movie, Culkin received the biggest salary ever for a child actor in this movie. How much was he paid?
$4.5 million.
7: According to the director, who 'bullied their way into the movie, insisting on a cameo role for the use of The Plaza Hotel?
Donald Trump.
8: How much did the family learn Kevin had spent on room service during his hotel stay?
9: What happened to several cameras while filming in NYC?
They froze!

Fun Facts: Home Alone Trivia Questions and Answers 

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Suppose you’re planning on meeting up with family over the next holidays, then chances are Home Alone will be on the TV. If you want to impress with your trivia knowledge of the movie, this section is for you!

Here you’ll find fun facts not readily known that will lead to great trivia for you to share with friends and family. 

Hopefully, you won’t need a megaphone to get your point across!

Ready to play the last section of our Home Alone trivia?

Here we go!

1: What camera tricks are at play during the 1st Home Alone movie?
At the start, the angle is above Kevin to make him appear smaller. Towards the end, cameras shoot from below to showcase him as taller, more confident, and able.
2: For how many years did Home Alone hold a Guinness World Record?
27; as the highest-grossing live-action comedy.
3: What real-life family member of Macaulay Culkins appeared in Home Alone?
His younger brother, Kieran, played his on-screen cousin named Fuller.
4: Kevin is seen flicking through an issue of Playboy, but how did producers protect his innocence with this?
Taping together pages so he couldn't see anything explicit.
5: What were all the kids in Home Alone 2s toy store scene allowed to do?
Take home their favorite toy.
6: What conditions did Daniel Stern put on the scene where a real tarantula crawled across his face?
That he'd only do 1 take.
7: Why does Macaulay Culkin still have a scar on his finger today?
Pesci actually bit his finger and a little too hard, resulting in broken skin and a scar for life. Whoops!
8: What is the Home Alone movie title called in Latin America?
'Oh, the Poor Angel.'
9: Which actor would get so tired they'd sleep on the floor between takes?
Macaulay Culkin.
10: In what country did 90,000 people protest when Home Alone wasn't listed on the TV Christmas schedule?
11: How old was Macaulay Culkin's stunt double?
30-years old.
12: Which actor argued about the script, wanting to be able to change much of their character's behavior?
Catherine O'Hara.
13: There's a 10-minute difference between Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. Which movie is the slightly longer one?
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.
14: How much is Macauley Culkin rumored to be worth now?
$18 million.

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We appreciate you taking the time to play our Home Alone trivia and hope you had great fun. 

We also hope you managed to learn a thing or two, even if it’s just not to forget your kids! 

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