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15 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Home Alone

Despite a plot that relies on an increasingly sickening display of violence committed by an 8-year-old boy, nothing makes us feel more festive than rewatching Home Alone.

Macaulay Culkin's magnum opus is so embedded in our celebration of Christmas that we'd feel bereft if we didn't watch it at least twice before the 25th.

But before you dust off the VHS yet again, here are 15 things you might not have known about the hit comedy.

(Images: All Star, Getty, Rex Features)

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