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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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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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Country:

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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

Like Home Alone 3 (1997), this one doesn't have Kevin McCallister as the main character. Also, like Home Alone 4 (2002), the main character is not left home "alone", but with his older sibling. 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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Soundtracks

Beautiful Tonight
Written by Michael Baiardi and Mandy Ventrice
Produced by Michael Baiardi
Performed by Neon Parade
Courtesy Of Soundfile Records
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An OK sequel but no point of being made to be honest
10 November 2016 | by lorcan-61881See all my reviews

Home alone:the holiday heist is a Christmas film that was released in 2012 like 22 years after the first film,the film I think is a straight to DVD film or a TV film. The film tells the story of Finn and his family who move to a new house but Finn thinks it's haunted by a ghost so he sets up a few booby traps for the ghost when suddenly three burglars break in and they stumble in to the traps. Home alone:the holiday heist had some things I liked somethings I didn't like,I liked that it was creepy in places when he went down to the basement and I loved I mean LOVE the robbers in this film there so good and funny and enjoyable like Harry and Marv and I even liked the kid in the film he was funny too but I think it had a bit too much effort in it that the director tried to hard to make it a home alone sequel that it didn't feel like a home alone movie and I think it's a bit too late now guys for a home alone movie I mean it was 1990 the first film came out like that's a long time ago. Home alone the holiday heist is an OK film that I kinda liked and kinda didn't like but it was a lot better than the dreadful piece of trash that came before it home alone 4. Well that's home alone for ya,it was a good franchise but it didn't turn out to be a great series after number 4. Home alone 6 probably won't happen but if it does its rumored to be about Harry and Marv who forgive Kevin and it's going to be a drama.


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