An eight-year-old kid gets left behind when his family goes on vacation
during the holidays and is forced to fight off a pair of burglars.
Home Alone (1990)
Directed by Chris Columbus
Written by John Hughes
Starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern,
Catherine O'Hara, John Heard, Roberts Blossom
Oscar Nominations - Best Original Score (John Williams),
Best Original Song (Somewhere In My Memory)
This is one of the best Christmas movies ever. It's funny, it's touching, and it will surely put you in the holiday spirit. Home Alone has one of the funniest climaxes ever, with the entire movie leading up to the hilarious payoff of Kevin taking down incompetent burglars Harry and Marv. Pretty much everybody can take something away from this one, be it a lesson about family or home security.