Corrected entry: Just before Kevin's plane to NYC takes off, he puts on a pair of headphones and listens to some music. In reality, passengers are not allowed to use any electronic equipment (laptops, cell phones, headphones, CD players, etc.) in order to ensure no interference in communications between the plane and air traffic control during takeoff and landing.
Corrected entry: When Marv kicks open the front doors to Kevins' uncle's place, the doors slam into the walls and stay still. They don't bounce back
Corrected entry: When the McCallisters are in the airport van, Kate gives Megan her ticket and then Megan and Linnie compare their tickets and Megan asks Kate, 'How come none of us are sitting together?' How would she know if she only compared her ticket with one other person?
Corrected entry: Kevin takes his father's backpack to New York, but if its his father's bag, then why does it say "K. McCallister" on the back when his father's given name is Peter?
Corrected entry: When Marv goes to wash his hands after being covered in paint Kevin is supposed to turn the electricity on. If you look closely he actually turns the switch off.
Corrected entry: When Kevin is going up the garbage tunnel for the first time, you see an exterior view of the tunnel wobbling. Off to the left of the screen, you can see a string attached to the curve of the tunnel, which is causing it to wobble.
Corrected entry: The reason the family almost miss the flight is because the alarm clock is re-set when the father is un-plugging it to get his camcorder charger. When the clock is disconnected it makes a fairly loud beeping sound. Now, with the parents sleeping just inches from the clock, don't you think they would hear this beeping? They can't be heavy sleepers because the sound of the door-bell is enough to wake them, especially in such a big house.
Corrected entry: At the start of the film, Kevin tapes his Uncle Frank singing in the shower, but he doesn't tape all of the singing. When Kevin is in the hotel in New York, he plays back the tape when the blow up clown is in the shower, all of the singing is on the tape, including something his uncle said when Kevin ran away from him.
Corrected entry: When Harry sticks his flaming head in the toilet, there is an explosion and the scene shows the exterior of the house with the front doors closed. The doors should be open seeing as Marv previously kicked them open before he fell in the hole.
Corrected entry: Harry and Marv could easily see that Kevin was taking their picture with an instant camera. But later Harry asks Kevin to give them the camera, even though the pictures he wants wouldn't be in it.
Corrected entry: When the hotel staff burst into Kevin's suite, he plays back the gangster movie soundtrack, and it's directed at the nasty bellhop. The gangster reads off a list of people that this bellhop has supposedly been smooching with. When the gangster says Cliff, the tape stops because the old security guard is named Cliff, and we see his reaction. But Kevin could not have known this, or even that Cliff was in the other room, or when to stop the tape.
Corrected entry: When Harry and Marv are climbing down the rope to catch Kevin, Marv asks Harry if he is wearing aftershave. Harry tells Marv that the rope is soaked in kerosene. Marv then says, "Now WHAT would anyone soak a rope in kerosene?" Instead of saying either: ...WHY would anyone soak a rope in kerosene? or ...WHAT would anyone soak a rope in kerosene for?
Corrected entry: Kevin's family is going on a trip to sunny Florida. Yet, Kevin's bag is packed with winter clothes.
Corrected entry: In the swiming pool scene, when Kevin is asking permision from the old people in the pool to jump in, the lady on the chair behind him is there then not there and then there again.
Corrected entry: The toys Kevin buys in Duncan's Toy Chest comes to $23.75 cents. Kevin pays only in notes and the cashier, Mr. Duncan, gives him his change, also consisting of only notes, surely some of the change should have been coins?
Continuity mistake: In the first film, it is mentioned several times that Kevin is 8 years old. However, in this film it is stated that he is 10. When his parents are in the Miami airport security office, they say that he was left alone last Christmas. That would make him 9. Both films take place the same days, from about three days before Christmas until Christmas morning, so even if Kevin is born around Christmas time this is still a mistake.
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