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Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012)

Unrated | | Comedy, Crime, Family | TV Movie 25 November 2012
Finn Baxter sets up booby traps to catch the ghost of his new home's former occupant, only to discover he must protect the house and his sister from three bumbling art thieves.

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Peter Hewitt
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christian Martyn ... Finn Baxter
Eddie Steeples ... Mr. Hughes
Jodelle Ferland ... Alexis Baxter
Doug Murray ... Curtis Baxter
Ellie Harvie ... Catherine Baxter
Debi Mazar ... Jessica
Malcolm McDowell ... Sinclair
Edward Asner ... Mr. Carson
Adriana O'Neil ... Gabby Marano
Peter DaCunha ... Mason
Bill Turnbull ... Simon
Gordon Tanner Gordon Tanner ... Police Captain
Bryan Terrell Clark ... SWAT Commander (as Bryan Clark)
Chris Sigurdson Chris Sigurdson ... Clerk
Pamela Iveta Pamela Iveta ... Policewoman
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Storyline

Finn Baxter and his family move from California to Maine to their new house. Finn is terrified, and believes the house is haunted. While he sets up traps to catch the "ghost", his parents get stranded across town, and Finn is home alone with his sister. Their house is targeted by three thieves. Written by vhavnal

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Comedy | Crime | Family

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 November 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Home Alone 5: Alone in the Dark See more »

Filming Locations:

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Debi Mazar previously appeared with Joe Pesci in Goodfellas (1990). Pesci played Harry in the first two films. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie when the 2 children are throwing snow at each other, you can clearly see that the ground is covered in a white sheet and not snow. See more »

Quotes

Finn Baxter: [jumping on the couch, screaming] I am jumping on the jumper.
Alexis Baxter: [upstairs, painting her toe nails] I don't care!
Finn Baxter: [mixing sweets into a blender and drinking the finished drink, screaming] I'm eating junk food!
Alexis Baxter: [lying in her bed upstairs, screaming] I don't care!
Finn Baxter: [kicked a lamp with a soccer ball, screaming] I broke a lamp!
Alexis Baxter: [upstairs on her bed, looking at her laptop screen, with her feet up] I can't hear you. And I don't care.
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Connections

References Ghostbusters (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Firestarter
Written by Michael Baiardi and Mandy Ventrice
Produced by Michael Baiardi
Performed by Neon Parade
Courtesy Of Soundfile Records
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Awful, but at least more effort was put in than 4.
14 November 2013 | by votesmallSee all my reviews

What can I really say about this film? The kid is stupid (he didn't even know he had to pay at a hardware store) and annoying, the entire plot revolves around ghosts (?) and overall the film was pretty much painful to watch. Luckily I had friends there so we could play MST3K and ridicule the film's stupidity. This film is only really fun if you are drunk or prepared to laugh at it. I would go into a rant about how awful this flick is, but it's so forgettable and ridiculous that I don't have much to say. What I will say, though, is that it at least is a better effort than 4, but it's still a God-awful movie and one that deserves to be quickly forgotten and buried in an unmarked grave.

...Stick with the first three.


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