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'Home Alone' has turned 30 years old

Macaulay Culkin portrays Kevin McCallister is a scene from the family comedy "Home Alone," in a 1990 publicity photo from 20th Century Fox. Toronto's Revue Cinema says it will no longer be able to show fan favourites like Die Hard and Home Alone after the 20th Century Fox back-catalogue was swallowed up by The Walt Disney Co.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

30 years ago an eight-year-old fought off burglars with micro machines, paint cans, and a spider.

Happy Birthday, Home Alone.

On November 16, 1990, Home Alone was released in theatres and the Macaulay Culkin scream was ours.

Who would have thought a movie about parents flying off to Paris, leaving their kid behind to fight of burglars would become an iconic Christmas movie?

Fun fact — every scene in Home Alone has red and green in it, cementing it as a Christmas movie.

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