Home Alone 2 Lost in New York – A hilarious, heartwarming adventure that will leave you in stitches.
Kevin McCallister was used to being home alone. His family seemed to always forget about him, or at least that’s how it felt. But this time, it was different. This time, he was in a bustling city, surrounded by people, yet completely alone.
As he wandered the streets of New York, he couldn’t help but feel a sense of exhilaration mixed with fear. He was in a city that never slept, and he had no idea what to do or where to go. But one thing was certain – he wasn’t going to let anyone see him cry.
Kevin had always been a tough kid, even when he was just eight years old and home alone for the first time. He had outsmarted burglars and saved his family’s home, and he knew he could do the same in New York. But first, he needed to find a place to stay.
Chapter 1: “The Abandoned Airport”
Kevin had landed at JFK airport, but it wasn’t his intended destination. He was supposed to be on a plane to Florida with his family, but in all the hustle and bustle of the airport, he had gotten separated from them and ended up on the wrong flight.
He had no idea where his family was, and he didn’t have a phone or any way to contact them. All he had was his dad’s credit card, which he had taken from his wallet before they left for their trip.
With no idea what to do, Kevin began to wander the airport. He passed bookstores, cafes, and a variety of shops, but none of them offered him any solace. He felt lost and alone in the sea of people, and he didn’t know how to find his way back home.
As he walked, he noticed a sign for an abandoned airport. Curiosity piqued his interest, and he decided to explore. The airport was overgrown with vines and weeds, but Kevin found an abandoned control tower that looked like it might provide some shelter.
Inside, the tower was dusty and smelled of mold. But there was a cot in the corner, which looked like it might be comfortable enough to sleep on. Kevin lay down and closed his eyes, trying not to think about how scared he was.
But sleep didn’t come easily for Kevin. He was too worried about what would happen next. Would his family find him? Would he be able to survive in the big city alone? And most importantly, would he be able to outsmart any potential threats, like he had done before?
As the night wore on, Kevin’s mind raced with questions and doubts. He knew he had to come up with a plan, and fast. He couldn’t just sit around in an abandoned airport, waiting for something to happen. He had to take action.
With that thought in mind, Kevin sat up and began to make a plan. He would find a place to stay, stock up on supplies, and figure out a way to get in contact with his family. He wasn’t going to let being lost in New York keep him down. He was Kevin McCallister, and he was ready to take on the city.
Chapter 2: “A Room at the Plaza”
Despite his young age, Kevin was resourceful. He knew that he had to find a place to stay in New York, and he had a plan. He had his father’s credit card, which he hoped would get him a hotel room. After all, he had seen enough movies to know that hotels had plenty of rooms, and if you had a credit card, you could get one.
He made his way through the bustling streets of New York, his small frame weaving in and out of the crowds of people. His eyes scanned the towering buildings, his heart beating with excitement and a little bit of fear. He was alone in the big city, and although he had a plan, he wasn’t quite sure how he was going to execute it.
As he reached the Plaza Hotel, his heart sank a little. It was even grander than he had imagined, with its ornate decorations and glittering facade. He took a deep breath and walked up to the counter.
“Excuse me, sir,” he said to the man behind the desk. “Can I have a room, please?”
The man looked him up and down, his eyebrows raised in disbelief. “How old are you, kid?” he asked.
“I’m 10,” Kevin replied, looking the man straight in the eye.
“And you’re alone in New York City?” The man shook his head. “Sorry, kid, we can’t give you a room without an adult.”
Kevin’s heart sank. He had counted on being able to get a room at the Plaza, and now it seemed like his plan had failed. But he wasn’t ready to give up yet.
“Please, sir,” he said, his voice pleading. “I have my dad’s credit card, see?” He handed over the plastic rectangle, hoping that it would be enough to convince the man to give him a room.
The man inspected the credit card, his expression unreadable. “I’ll have to check with my manager,” he said finally. “Please wait here.”
Kevin’s heart was pounding in his chest as he waited, his eyes darting around the lobby. He saw a bellhop in a red uniform, his eyes twinkling with mischief. The bellhop seemed to be watching him, and Kevin wondered what he was thinking.
A few minutes later, the man returned. “I’m sorry, but our policy is very clear,” he said. “We can’t rent a room to a minor without an adult. You’ll have to leave.”
Kevin felt tears prick at the corners of his eyes. What was he going to do now? He had nowhere else to go.
As he turned to leave, he heard a voice behind him. “Hey, kid.”
It was the bellhop. “Come with me,” he said, grinning. “I know a place where a kid like you can stay.”
Kevin wasn’t sure if he should trust the man, but he didn’t have any other options. He followed the bellhop to the elevator, his heart racing with excitement and fear.
As they rode up to the top floor, the bellhop explained his plan. “I know a suite on the top floor that’s not being used right now. You can stay there for a few days until you figure out what to do. Just don’t tell anyone I brought you up here, okay?”
Kevin nodded, feeling a sense of relief wash over him. The bellhop was taking a risk by helping him, but it seemed like his only chance.
When they reached the top floor, the bellhop led Kevin down a long hallway. He stopped in front of a door marked “DO NOT ENTER,” and pulled out a set of keys.
“Here you go, kid,” he said, handing the keys to Kevin. “You’re on your own from here.”
Kevin opened the door to the suite, and his breath caught in his throat. The room was huge, with a king-sized bed and a large window that looked out over the city.
He heard the bellhop’s footsteps fading away down the hallway, and he realized that he was truly alone in the suite. A sense of giddiness washed over him as he explored the room, marveling at the luxurious furnishings and the marble bathroom.
But as the sun began to set, Kevin’s excitement turned to fear. He was truly alone in New York City, and he didn’t know what he was going to do next.
Chapter 3: “Lost in Central Park”
Kevin had always been an adventurous kid, but he’d never been lost in a city this big before. He strolled through Central Park, trying to make sense of the map he’d picked up at the hotel. The sun was starting to set, and the trees cast long shadows across the grass.
As he walked, he began to notice things he’d never seen before. Homeless people sleeping in the bushes, makeshift shelters made out of cardboard and blankets. Kids running around in dirty clothes, laughing and playing as if they didn’t have a care in the world. Kevin was both fascinated and scared.
He wandered deeper into the park, getting further and further away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The trees grew thicker, blocking out the sounds of traffic and people. He could hear birds chirping and the rustle of leaves in the wind. It was almost like being back in the suburbs, but without the safety of his home.
As the sun went down, Kevin began to panic. He realized he had no idea where he was or how to get back to the hotel. He started walking faster, hoping to come across a street or a landmark. But the park seemed to keep going and going, with no end in sight.
Just when he thought he was going to be lost forever, he stumbled upon a group of kids playing soccer in a clearing. They looked up when they saw him, and Kevin immediately felt out of place. They were all dirty and wearing old clothes, and he was still in his hotel clothes.
“Hey, who are you?” one of the kids asked, eyeing him suspiciously.
“I’m Kevin,” he said, trying to sound confident. “I got lost in the park and I don’t know how to get back to my hotel.”
The kids exchanged looks, and then one of them spoke up. “We can help you,” she said. “But you have to play soccer with us first.”
Kevin hesitated. He wasn’t much of a soccer player, and he didn’t want to embarrass himself in front of these kids. But he didn’t have much of a choice. He had to get back to the hotel, and if playing soccer was the price he had to pay, then so be it.
He joined the game, feeling awkward and clumsy. The kids were good, really good. They ran circles around him, kicking the ball back and forth with ease. But despite his lack of skill, Kevin was having fun. He laughed and shouted and felt like a part of something.
When the game ended, the kids gathered around him. “Okay, we’ll help you,” the girl said. “But you have to promise to come back and play with us again.”
“I promise,” Kevin said, feeling like he’d just made some new friends.
The kids led him through the park, pointing out landmarks and streets as they went. They were like little tour guides, showing him another side of the city he’d never seen before. They took him to a hot dog stand and bought him a hot dog, and Kevin felt like he was on top of the world.
As they exited the park, the kids waved goodbye and Kevin felt a sense of sadness wash over him. He’d never see them again, he knew that. But he’d always remember the adventure he’d had in Central Park, and the friends he’d made along the way.
As he walked back to the hotel, he felt like he’d grown up a little bit. He’d seen another side of the world, and he’d realized that there was more to life than just his own little bubble. He couldn’t wait to tell his parents about his adventure, and to share the lessons he’d learned.
Chapter 4: “The Wet Bandits are Back”
Kevin was enjoying his time exploring the city when he ran into his old nemeses, Harry and Marv, aka the Wet Bandits. As he watched them from afar, he overheard them talking about a toy store they planned to rob on Christmas Eve. Kevin knew he had to stop them.
But how? He was just a kid, alone in the big city. He needed a plan, and fast.
He racked his brain, trying to come up with a way to foil the burglars. And then it hit him – he could set up booby traps, just like he did when he was left home alone.
Kevin made his way back to the Plaza Hotel, where he began to gather supplies. He raided the cleaning closet, grabbing everything from detergent to bleach. He also picked up some rope and a few other odds and ends. With his supplies in tow, he headed back out into the city.
As he made his way to the toy store, Kevin began to set up his traps. First, he rigged a bucket of paint to a rope, which he placed above the door. Then, he set up a tripwire made out of Christmas lights. If the burglars tripped the wire, it would trigger a cart full of toys to come crashing down on them.
But Kevin wasn’t done yet. He also set up a series of tarps to trip the burglars, along with a fake birdhouse filled with feathers.
As he finished setting up his traps, Kevin couldn’t help but grin. He knew that once the Wet Bandits fell for his tricks, they would be in for a world of hurt.
Finally, the big night arrived. Kevin watched from a nearby rooftop as the burglars made their way to the toy store. He could see them eyeing the place greedily, rubbing their hands together in anticipation.
But Kevin was ready for them. As they tried to enter the store, they triggered his booby traps one by one. First, the bucket of paint came crashing down on Harry’s head, covering him in blue paint. Then, Marv tripped the wire and was pelted with toys.
But the real fun came when the burglars entered the store. As they made their way down the aisles, they were hit with everything from feathers to marbles. Kevin had even rigged up a blowtorch to shoot flames in their direction.
In the chaos, Kevin almost forgot to call the police. But just as the Wet Bandits were about to make off with their loot, the sirens wailed in the distance.
The burglars tried to make a run for it, but they were no match for the police. As they were hauled off to jail, Kevin breathed a sigh of relief. He had done it – he had stopped the burglars and saved the day.
As he made his way back to the Plaza Hotel, Kevin couldn’t help but feel proud of himself. He had proven that he was more than just a kid – he was a force to be reckoned with. And as he settled into bed that night, he knew that he would always remember the adventure he had in New York City.
Chapter 5: “Merry Christmas, You Filthy Animal”
Kevin had set up the most elaborate booby traps he had ever devised. He had spent hours perfecting the plan that would stop the Wet Bandits from robbing the toy store on Christmas Eve. He was determined to protect the store and everyone inside it.
As the sun began to set and the streets grew quiet, Kevin made his way to the toy store. He had a backpack full of supplies and a heart full of determination. He knew that the Wet Bandits would be coming soon, and he needed to be ready.
As he approached the store, Kevin noticed that there were already a few people milling around outside. They looked worried and anxious, and Kevin realized that they must have heard about the break-ins that had been happening around the city.
The store’s owner, Mr. Duncan, appeared from around the corner, a worried look etched on his face.
“Kevin, what are you doing here?” he asked.
“I’m here to stop the Wet Bandits,” Kevin replied.
Mr. Duncan looked skeptical. “I appreciate your enthusiasm, but this isn’t a game, Kevin. You could get hurt.”
“I know, but I have a plan,” Kevin said.
With that, he slipped inside the store and began to lay his traps. He carefully placed paint cans on strings, set up trip wires, and rigged a tar-covered ladder. He even put a blowtorch in the window, just like in the movie that had inspired his plan.
As he worked, Kevin’s heart raced with excitement. He knew that this was his chance to really prove himself, to show that he could be a hero.
Finally, the Wet Bandits arrived. Kevin watched from his hiding spot as they approached the store, their eyes gleaming with greed. He tensed, ready for action.
As the burglars entered the store, Kevin sprang into action. He pulled the string that sent a paint can flying through the air, hitting one of the burglars in the face. The sound of the can hitting his head echoed through the store, and Kevin felt a rush of satisfaction.
Next, he activated his tripwires, causing the Wet Bandits to fall over themselves. They stumbled towards the tar-covered ladder, which Kevin had rigged to collapse as they climbed it.
With a loud crash, the burglars fell to the ground, covered in tar and feathers. Kevin could hardly contain his excitement as he watched the Wet Bandits struggle to free themselves.
But Kevin’s greatest triumph came when he activated the blowtorch in the window. The heat caused the burglars to retreat, screaming in pain, and Kevin knew that he had succeeded. The Wet Bandits had been foiled.
As the police arrived and took the burglars into custody, Kevin emerged from his hiding spot. The crowd that had gathered outside the store cheered him on, and Kevin felt a surge of pride.
In that moment, he knew that he had truly become a hero. He had saved the toy store, protected the people inside it, and even managed to have a little fun in the process.
As he walked away from the store, Kevin couldn’t help but smile. He had come to New York alone, but he had left with a new sense of confidence and a newfound love for the city.
Chapter 6: “A Christmas Miracle”
Kevin’s heart raced as he heard his parents’ voices in the hotel lobby. After weeks of being alone in New York City, he was finally going to be reunited with his family. With tears streaming down his face, Kevin ran to his parents and fell into their arms.
“I missed you so much,” Kevin sobbed.
“We missed you too, Kevin,” his mother said, hugging him tightly.
As they walked back to their hotel room, Kevin’s parents tried to make sense of everything that had happened. They listened in disbelief as Kevin recounted his adventures in the city, from getting lost in Central Park to foiling the Wet Bandits’ plan to rob the toy store.
“We can’t believe you did all of this on your own,” his father said, shaking his head.
“I couldn’t have done it without Cedric and the homeless children,” Kevin replied.
Once they were back in their hotel room, Kevin’s parents pulled out a surprise they had been saving for him. “We know we’re a little late,” his mother said with a smile. “But we wanted to give you your Christmas presents.”
Kevin’s eyes lit up as he tore open the wrapping paper. Inside, he found a new camcorder and a photo album full of pictures of his family and their adventures.
“I love them,” Kevin exclaimed, hugging his parents.
As they settled into their hotel room, Kevin’s parents talked about their plans for the rest of their trip. They had tickets to a Christmas show at Radio City Music Hall, and they were going to visit all of the famous sights in the city.
“We want to make the most of our time here,” his mother said.
Kevin nodded, but he couldn’t help feeling a little sad. He had grown to love New York City and all of the adventures he had had there. He didn’t want to leave just yet.
The next day, Kevin’s family set out to explore the city. They visited the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and the 9/11 Memorial. Everywhere they went, Kevin marveled at the sights and sounds of the city he had come to love.
In the evening, they went to the Christmas show at Radio City Music Hall. As they watched the Rockettes dance and the choir sing, Kevin felt his heart fill with joy. It was a Christmas miracle, being reunited with his family and experiencing all of the wonders of New York City.
After the show, they walked through Times Square, where the lights and sounds of the city filled them with wonder. Kevin couldn’t help but feel a little sad, knowing that their trip would soon be over.
As they walked back to their hotel, Kevin saw a group of homeless children huddled together in an alley. Remembering the kindness they had shown him when he was lost in Central Park, he asked his parents if they could buy some hot dogs and give them to the children.
His parents agreed, and they bought a dozen hot dogs from a street vendor. Kevin led them back to the alley and handed them out to the children.
“Thank you,” one of the children said, smiling up at Kevin.
As they walked back to their hotel room, Kevin felt a sense of contentment wash over him. He had made new friends, experienced new adventures, and learned the true meaning of Christmas. In a city that had seemed so big and scary just a few weeks ago, he had found a home.
As they packed their bags to leave the next day, Kevin’s parents noticed something different about their son. He was more confident, more self-assured than he had ever been before.
“I think New York has changed him,” his father said, looking at Kevin with admiration.
And Kevin knew he was right. He had faced down his fears, taken risks, and come out the other side stronger and more resilient than ever before. New York had been the adventure of a lifetime, and he would never forget the lessons he had learned there.
As they boarded their plane to go home, Kevin looked out the window at the city he had come to love. He knew he would miss it, but he also knew that he would always carry a piece of it with him wherever he went. It had been a Christmas miracle, a trip he would never forget.
Chapter 7: “A Trip to the Top of the Empire State Building”
Kevin had never been so excited in his life as he was when his parents announced they were taking him to the top of the Empire State Building. He had seen it in movies and TV shows before, but he had never been there in person. To him, it was like being taken to a place of magic.
As they walked to the iconic skyscraper, Kevin couldn’t help but gaze up at it in wonder. He felt small compared to the towering building, but he also felt a sense of grandeur and awe. They entered the building through its massive revolving doors, and Kevin was immediately struck by the ornate Art Deco lobby. He kept looking up, up, up at the ceiling, the walls, the chandeliers.
They made their way through the lobby and followed the signs to the elevators. Kevin was so excited that he was bouncing on his toes. When they reached the elevators, Kevin was thrilled to see that they were the original ones from the 1930s. He felt like he was traveling back in time as they ascended.
The ride up was breathtaking. The elevator had a glass ceiling, and Kevin could see the floors whizzing by as they climbed higher and higher. He felt like he was soaring through the sky. At one point, he looked down and saw tiny, toy-like cars on the streets below. It was dizzying, but exhilarating.
When they reached the top, Kevin felt like he was on top of the world. He stepped out of the elevator and onto the observation deck. The view was breathtaking. The city stretched out before him like a patchwork quilt, with buildings, parks, and waterways. Kevin could see Central Park in the distance, and he immediately wanted to go back there and explore some more.
Kevin’s parents took him to the edge of the observation deck, where they could see all the way to the horizon. They pointed out landmarks like the Chrysler Building, the Statue of Liberty, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Kevin was amazed at how much there was to see in the city, and how each building was unique.
As they walked around the observation deck, Kevin couldn’t help but take in every detail of the city. He saw the different types of buildings, some old and some new. He saw the hustle and bustle of the streets below, and he saw the different types of people who made up the city.
Then, Kevin saw something that caught his eye. A man was walking around with a bucket, collecting tips. But as he got closer, Kevin realized that it wasn’t just any man – it was the old man he had met in Central Park. The one who had given him a cup of soup and some bread.
“Hey, that’s the man who gave me food!” Kevin exclaimed.
His parents turned to look, and they saw the old man too. They walked over to him, and Kevin’s parents thanked him for his kindness.
“It was nothing,” the old man said. “I’ve been down on my luck before, so I know how it feels.”
Kevin’s parents gave him some money, and Kevin couldn’t help but feel a warm feeling inside. He was glad that his parents were being kind to the old man, and he was glad that he had made a friend in the city.
As they made their way back to the elevator, Kevin felt like he had seen everything there was to see in the city. He had seen the towering buildings, the bustling streets, and the kind strangers who lived there. He had experienced the magic of New York, and he knew that it was a city he would always cherish.
It was a long ride back down the elevator, but Kevin didn’t mind. He was lost in thought, remembering all the sights he had seen. When they finally reached the lobby, Kevin was reluctant to leave. He wanted to stay in the city forever, to keep exploring and discovering. But he knew it was time to go home.
As they walked out of the building, Kevin looked up at it one more time. It was still tall and grand, but now it held a special place in his heart. He knew that whenever he thought of New York, he would think of the Empire State Building, and all the adventures he had there.
Chapter 8: “A New Friend”
After a whirlwind adventure in New York City, Kevin was getting used to his new surroundings. He had explored the city, outsmarted the Wet Bandits, and even made new friends. One of those friends was a young boy named Timmy.
Kevin had met Timmy while exploring Central Park, where he had gotten lost a few days prior. Timmy was a spunky little boy with wild curly hair and a contagious laugh. He had been feeding the pigeons when Kevin stumbled upon him, and the two boys quickly hit it off.
Since then, Timmy had become Kevin’s constant companion. They had explored the city together, from the hot dog stands to the street performers. Timmy had even taken Kevin to see a magic show in Times Square, which left Kevin amazed and wondering how the magician did it.
On this particular day, the boys found themselves in Greenwich Village, where Timmy had promised to show Kevin his favorite pizza place. They walked down winding streets lined with brownstones and colorful murals, the residential neighborhood more relaxed and friendly than the neon Manhattan clamor.
As they walked, Timmy told Kevin all about his family. He had a mom and a dad, plus two older brothers. He loved living in the city because there was always something new to explore, but he also missed visiting his grandparents in the country. Kevin shared some stories about his own family, and the boys laughed as they compared their experiences.
When they finally arrived at the pizza place, Kevin was surprised to see a little hole-in-the-wall restaurant with a line out the door. Timmy assured him it was worth the wait, and they got in line behind a couple holding hands and a group of college students.
As they waited, Timmy whispered to Kevin, “You know what? Sometimes when I’m here, I pretend I’m Spiderman and I’m waiting to get my pizza reward for catching all the bad guys.” Kevin couldn’t help but smile at how imaginative Timmy was.
When they finally made it to the front of the line, Timmy ordered a large pepperoni pizza. Kevin was about to order a slice of plain cheese when Timmy nudged him and said, “Come on, try something new! Get a slice with pineapple and ham. It’s my favorite.”
Kevin hesitated – pineapple on pizza sounded strange – but he decided to trust Timmy’s taste. They grabbed their slices and sat down at a small table in the corner.
As Kevin took a bite, he was surprised to find that he actually liked the sweet and savory combination. He and Timmy chatted and joked as they ate, enjoying each other’s company.
After they finished their pizza, Timmy said, “Hey, want to see something cool?” Kevin nodded, and they ran out of the pizza place and down the street towards a small park.
When they arrived, Kevin saw that there was a crowd gathered around a group of street performers. There was a man playing a guitar and a woman twirling colorful ribbons. Timmy led Kevin to a spot in the front row, and they watched in awe as the performers did some impressive tricks.
After the show, Kevin and Timmy walked back towards the hotel, taking in the sights and sounds of the city. As they walked, Kevin realized that he had never had so much fun with a friend before. He felt a sense of belonging in New York, like he had found a place where he could truly be himself.
When they finally arrived back at the Plaza Hotel, Timmy turned to Kevin and said, “Thanks for hanging out with me today, Kevin. You’re a really cool kid.” Kevin smiled and replied, “Thanks, Timmy. I had a great time too.” The boys exchanged a quick high five before Timmy headed back towards his own neighborhood.
As Kevin walked back to his hotel room, he realized that he had made a real friend in New York. He felt grateful for the adventure that had brought him to the city, and he knew that he would always remember this trip and the people he had met along the way.
Chapter 9: “Home Alone 3”
On the day of their departure, Kevin sat silently in the backseat of the car, staring out of the window at the bustling streets of Manhattan. He couldn’t believe that his adventure in the big city was over, and a wave of sadness washed over him.
As they drove through the busy streets, Kevin couldn’t help but feel like he was leaving a part of himself behind. He had made so many memories in New York, and he knew that he would never forget his time there.
When they arrived back home, Kevin’s siblings were excited to see him and hear about his adventure. But Kevin couldn’t bring himself to talk about it. He knew that his experience in New York was something special, something that he would cherish forever.
Over the next few weeks, Kevin found himself longing for the city. He missed the bustling streets, the vibrant lights, and the endless possibilities. He found himself daydreaming about exploring the city alone, just like he had during his adventure.
One day, as he was sitting alone in his bedroom, Kevin received a surprise phone call from Timmy, his new friend from New York. Timmy told Kevin that he had saved up enough money to come visit him for a week. Kevin couldn’t believe it – he was ecstatic at the thought of showing Timmy around his hometown and creating new memories with him.
As Kevin and Timmy explored the town, Kevin couldn’t help but compare it to New York. While his hometown was charming and familiar, it lacked the excitement and adventure that he had experienced in the city. He found himself longing to return to New York, to explore its streets once again.
Finally, after Timmy’s visit was over, Kevin knew what he had to do. He decided to embark on a new adventure, this time back in New York. He worked tirelessly to save up enough money for a plane ticket and hotel room, and before he knew it, he was back in the city that had captured his heart.
As he explored the city once again, Kevin felt alive with possibility. He stumbled upon new places he hadn’t seen before, revisited the sights he had come to know and love, and made new friends along the way.
Over the next few days, Kevin felt more alive than he ever had before. He was finally able to experience the city on his terms, without his family holding him back or worrying about his safety. He felt free and independent, and he knew that he would never forget his time in New York.
As his adventure came to a close, Kevin knew that he couldn’t stay in New York forever. But he also knew that he would be back. The city had captured his heart, and he knew that he would always come back to explore its streets and create new memories.
As he boarded his flight back home, Kevin couldn’t help but feel grateful for his adventure in New York. It had changed him in ways he never could have imagined, and he knew that he would never be the same again.
Looking back on his journey, Kevin realized that sometimes the best adventures happen when you’re alone. Sometimes, it’s important to take risks and explore the unknown, even if it means being a little scared or uncertain. Because when you do, you might just discover something amazing – something that will stay with you for the rest of your life.
Some scenes from the movie Home Alone 2: Lost in New York written by A.I.
EXT. JFK AIRPORT – DAY
We see KEVIN, a nine-year-old boy wearing a backpack, walking out of the airport terminal onto the bustling street of New York City. He looks lost and worried. He checks his phone, but it’s dead.
This is not Florida.
A taxi whizzes by him honking. Kevin jumps back. A man bumps into him and keeps walking. Kevin is alone.
Where am I?
He looks around, taking in the sights and sounds of the city.
Okay Kevin, you got this. You’re a big boy now.
He starts walking towards the exit, but a security guard stops him.
Excuse me, young man. Where are your parents?
Kevin looks at the security guard, panic rising in his chest.
I don’t know. They’re supposed to be here.
What’s your name?
Kevin. Kevin McCallister.
Okay, Kevin. Let’s find your parents.
The guard takes Kevin to a help desk where they start making phone calls. But Kevin knows the truth: he’s lost, alone, and his family is nowhere in sight.
EXT. ABANDONED AIRPORT – DAY
Kevin walks into the abandoned airport, looking around at the empty seats and dusty floors.
I guess this is home now.
He starts exploring the airport, looking for a place to sleep. He finds an old vending machine and buys some snacks. He sits down on the ground, leaning against a wall, and opens a bag of chips.
This is not Florida, but it’s kind of cool.
Suddenly, a loud noise startles him. He looks up and sees a group of teenagers running towards him, carrying skateboards. They slide to a stop in front of him.
What are you doing here, kid?
I’m not a kid. And I live here now.
The teenagers laugh and start making fun of him. Kevin stands up and faces them, determined not to let them bully him.
Leave me alone!
The teenagers back away, impressed by Kevin’s courage.
You’ve got some guts, kid.
Thanks. I guess I’ll see you around.
The teenagers ride off on their skateboards, leaving Kevin alone once again.
Maybe I can make some friends here after all.
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Logline: When Kevin McCallister accidentally ends up alone in New York City, he must use all his wit and courage to outsmart his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, and navigate the city to find his way back home.
Kevin McCallister: A clever and resourceful 10-year-old who finds himself alone in New York City.
Cedric: A friendly bellboy who helps Kevin navigate the Plaza Hotel.
The Hotel Clerk: A stern woman who is suspicious of Kevin’s presence at the hotel.
Harry and Marv: The Wet Bandits, a pair of bumbling burglars who are determined to rob a toy store on Christmas Eve.
Setting: New York City, primarily the Plaza Hotel
INT. PLAZA HOTEL – DAY
Kevin enters the ornate lobby of the Plaza Hotel, dragging his suitcase behind him. He approaches the front desk, where a stern-looking HOTEL CLERK is typing on a computer.
Can I help you?
I need a room, please.
Do your parents have a reservation?
Uh, no. It’s just me.
I’m sorry, we can’t rent a room to a minor without an adult present.
But I have my dad’s credit card. And I can pay for the room myself.
The clerk looks skeptical but Kevin pulls out the credit card and presents it to her.
Very well. But you’ll need to provide some identification.
Kevin rummages through his backpack until he finds his passport. The clerk scrutinizes it for a few moments before nodding reluctantly.
Fine. I’ll need a signature from your father as well.
He’s out of town. But he knows I’m coming here.
Very well. Cedric will show you to your room.
Cedric, a friendly bellboy, appears from behind the desk and greets Kevin with a smile.
Right this way, sir.
Kevin follows Cedric to a lavish suite, complete with a massive Christmas tree and a view of the city skyline.
Wow. This place is awesome.
Glad you like it, sir. Let me know if you need anything else.
Kevin nods and Cedric exits the room. Kevin looks around the suite, taking in the opulence of his surroundings.
(smiling to himself)
This is going to be great.
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Logline: When Kevin accidentally gets left behind in New York, he must use his wit and ingenuity to survive the city and outsmart his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits.
– Kevin McCallister – our protagonist, a 10-year-old boy who is intelligent, resourceful, and quick on his feet.
– Harry and Marv – the Wet Bandits, two bumbling burglars who Kevin has encountered before.
– Cedric – a friendly bellboy who helps Kevin get a room at the Plaza Hotel.
Scene 3 – Lost in Central Park:
EXT. CENTRAL PARK – DAY
Kevin wanders through Central Park, taking in the sights and sounds of the bustling city. He checks his map, trying to get his bearings.
Okay, let’s see…the hotel should be around here somewhere.
Suddenly, Kevin hears a commotion coming from a nearby group of bushes. He cautiously approaches, peeking through the leaves to see a group of homeless children playing.
(to the children)
Uh, excuse me. Do you know where the Plaza Hotel is? I seem to be a bit lost.
The children eye him suspiciously before one of them steps forward.
You don’t belong here. What are ya, some kinda tourist or somethin’?
No! I’m not a tourist, I’m…I’m just trying to find my way back to my hotel.
Relax, kid. We ain’t gonna hurt ya. But if ya wanna survive in this city, ya gotta stick with us.
Kevin hesitates for a moment before deciding to trust the kids. He follows them deeper into the park, where they teach him how to panhandle and find food in trash cans.
Thanks, you guys. I don’t know what I would have done without you.
No problem, kid. We gotta look out for each other in this city.
“Home Alone 2: Lost in New York”
INT. PLAZA HOTEL – KEVIN’S ROOM – NIGHT
Kevin is lying in bed, staring at the ceiling. Suddenly, he hears a noise outside his door. He gets up and looks through the peephole to see Harry and Marv, the Wet Bandits, walking down the hallway.
Oh no, not again.
Kevin quickly runs to the window and looks down at the street below. He sees Harry and Marv entering an old toy store.
Cedric, come in.
INT. PLAZA HOTEL – CEDRIC’S STATION – NIGHT
Cedric is sitting at his station, listening to the police scanner.
Cedric here, what’s up?
INT. PLAZA HOTEL – KEVIN’S ROOM – NIGHT
The Wet Bandits are back. They’re robbing the toy store on Third and 59th.
Copy that. I’ll call the police.
I’m going to stop them.
EXT. TOY STORE – NIGHT
Kevin sneaks into the toy store and sees Harry and Marv loading toys into a van.
Cedric, they’re in the back of the toy store. Hurry.
INT. PLAZA HOTEL – CEDRIC’S STATION – NIGHT
Cedric calls the police.
Hello, police? This is Cedric at the Plaza. We have a robbery in progress at the toy store on Third and 59th.
EXT. TOY STORE – NIGHT
Kevin sets up a series of booby traps, causing Harry and Marv to fall and get covered in paint and feathers. The police arrive and arrest the Wet Bandits.
Kevin – a resourceful and mischievous 10-year-old boy
Harry and Marv – two bumbling burglars with a penchant for stealing
Cedric – a charismatic hotel bellboy
Timmy – a friendly young boy who befriends Kevin
Setting: New York City during the holiday season
Kevin: “You guys picked the wrong toy store to rob this year.”
Harry: “Oh yeah? And why’s that, kid?”
Kevin: “Because it’s protected by the best security system in the city – me.”
Plot Summary: After boarding the wrong flight, Kevin finds himself alone in New York City during the holiday season. He must fend for himself while avoiding two bumbling burglars, Harry and Marv, who are determined to rob a toy store on Christmas Eve. With the help of Cedric and Timmy, Kevin sets up a series of elaborate booby traps to stop the burglars and save the day.
INT. TOY STORE – NIGHT
Harry and Marv are busy filling their bags with toys while Kevin watches from the shadows. Suddenly, Kevin springs into action, setting off a series of booby traps that send the burglars flying.
HARRY: (groaning) “What the hell was that?”
Kevin emerges from the shadows, holding a paint can and a smug grin.
KEVIN: “Merry Christmas, you filthy animals.”
MARV: (rubbing his head) “You little punk. We’re gonna get you for this.”
Kevin taunts the burglars, leading them through a maze of traps that leave them battered and bruised. From swinging paint cans to tar-covered stairs, Kevin’s traps are both hilarious and effective.
HARRY: (trapped in a sticky spiderweb) “I can’t believe this kid is beating us.”
MARV: (dangling from a rope) “Yeah, we’re in way over our heads.”
As Kevin leads the burglars towards the final trap, he can’t help but feel a sense of pride. He’s managed to outsmart two grown men, using nothing but his wits and a few simple household items.
KEVIN: “You know what they say – home is where the booby traps are.”
Harry and Marv look at each other, defeated. They know they’ve been bested by a 10-year-old boy.
HARRY: (shaking his head) “Let’s get out of here before we get hurt even worse.”
With that, the burglars make a hasty retreat, leaving Kevin to bask in his victory. He knows that he’s saved the day, and that he’ll always have the memories of his time in New York.
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Logline: After accidentally landing in New York without his family, Kevin must navigate the city and outsmart his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, as they attempt to rob a toy store on Christmas Eve.
– Kevin McCallister (age 10) – determined, resourceful, quick-witted
– Harry and Marv (the Wet Bandits) – bumbling burglars, always up to no good
– Mr. and Mrs. McCallister – Kevin’s parents, worried but loving
– Cedric – friendly bellboy at the Plaza Hotel
– Timmy – Kevin’s new friend in New York
Setting: New York City during the holiday season – bustling streets, towering skyscrapers, brightly lit storefronts, and holiday decorations around every corner.
INT. THE PLAZA HOTEL – DAY
Kevin’s parents embrace him tightly as the camera pulls back to reveal the entirety of the grand lobby decked out in Christmas decorations. Cedric and a few other hotel staff members look on, smiling.
(fighting back tears)
We were so worried about you, Kevin. Thank God you’re safe.
I knew you’d find me, Dad.
We’ve missed you so much.
I’m so glad everything worked out, kiddo.
Kevin looks over at Cedric, then back at his parents.
Mom, Dad, can I ask you something?
(sensing Kevin’s hesitance)
Of course, son. What is it?
I know I messed up by getting on the wrong flight, but…do you think we could maybe come back to New York next year? Just the three of us?
Of course, honey. We’ll make it a tradition.
(squeezing Kevin’s shoulder)
And we’ll make sure you’re never alone in a big city again.
Kevin beams up at his parents. Suddenly, he feels a tap on his shoulder.
Kevin turns around to see Timmy standing behind him, a gift in his hands.
I got you a present. It’s not much, but I wanted to say thanks for being my friend.
Kevin smiles, touched.
(taking the gift)
Thanks, Timmy. You’re a great friend too.
Suddenly, Harry and Marv burst through the doors of the hotel, dressed in their usual getup and frantically looking around.
The toy store should be around here somewhere. Keep your eyes peeled.
Marv nods, and the two of them head off in the opposite direction.
Kevin’s eyes widen as he recognizes the burglars.
Oh no. Not those guys again.
(noticing Kevin’s expression)
The Wet Bandits. They’re up to something.
Kevin waves his parents over to a nearby hallway, out of earshot of Cedric and the other hotel staff members.
Listen. I overheard them talking about robbing a toy store on Christmas Eve.
What? We have to call the police.
(shaking his head)
No, no, no. I have a better idea.
INT. TOY STORE – LATER THAT NIGHT
Harry and Marv are attempting to break into the store, using various tool as they try desperately to infiltrate the premises.
Suddenly, they hear a faint rustling sound from behind a nearby shelf.
Marv heads over to investigate, only to be hit in the face with a fake spider that is attached to a string.
(eyeing Marv suspiciously)
What was that?
Marv shakes his head, then reaches for his crowbar again. Suddenly, he’s doused with a bucket of paint, which leaves him covered head to toe.
(rolling his eyes)
You’re such a klutz, Marv.
From behind the shelves, Kevin laughs quietly. He’s set up an intricate series of booby traps, all designed to stop the Wet Bandits in their tracks.
Merry Christmas, you filthy animals.
INT. THE PLAZA HOTEL – DAY
Kevin’s family and Timmy, along with Cedric and the hotel staff, watch in amazement as a news report shows Harry and Marv being led out of the toy store in handcuffs.
TV REPORTER (V.O.)
Thanks to the quick thinking of young Kevin McCallister, the Wet Bandits have been apprehended.
Kevin’s parents wrap him in a tight embrace, relieved and grateful.
We couldn’t be prouder of you, Kevin.
I told you I could handle it.
The family and their new friends laugh, happy to be together for the holidays.