Home Alone 3

Other mistake: When one of the bad guys looks through the mail box slot, Alex sprays him in the eyes with black spray paint. Meaning the spray paint must have actually gone INTO his eyes, yet when he turns around, its only around the outer part of his eyes and nowhere in his eye balls.

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Other mistake: When Alex's mum calls the woman thief at the scene where the thieves are redirecting the phone calls, the screen shows Alex's mum dialling a number. The call is redirected to the thief's mobile, but notice that on the computer screen, "Interrupt" is spelled wrong, and instead is spelled "Interupt".

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Other mistake: When Jernigan says, "Gotcha" when Alex comes into the room and Jernigan falls, it shows him falling but his expression doesn't seem like he is actually scared.

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Continuity mistake: The pile of clothes that falls onto the remote control car changes between shots. The hamper turns over as well. (00:37:35)

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Stan: Hey, Alex, could you pass me the false alarms? I mean, the peas.

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Trivia: At one point in time, the movie was going to be made for television and serve as a backdoor pilot for a potential "Home Alone" TV series. But this idea was dropped for a traditional theatrical film. The following movie, "Home Alone 4: Taking Back the House," was written to be a stand-alone movie but was retooled to serve as a backdoor pilot for a potential TV series. (Which of course never happened).

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Question: If they're spies then why are the four shown being booked in regular jail? Why aren't they in a federal prison?

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Answer: Because it's just a movie, it's a comedy, and the filmmakers are not concerned with exact, realistic details. They expect the audience to just enjoy the silliness and not be overly concerned about reality. The two other Home Alone films employed similar "suspension of disbelief" in the plots.

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Answer: There are two possible explanations: 1) Because there is far less space available in federal prisons, compared to state and local facilities, federal prisoners and arrestees are often kept in local facilities. 2) Because the federal charges or providing support for terrorism and industrial espionage are harder to prove compared to the state-level charges of breaking and entering, assault and battery, and attempted murder.

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It's doubtful the writers had all that in mind when writing a comedy holiday script. The plot simply calls for the spies to be caught and thrown into jail at the end of the story. There is also a difference between prison and jail. Prison is for those convicted of a crime. Jail is a temporary holding place after an arrest is made. With police being involved in the arrest, the spies would initially be booked and held in the local jail. The spies would later be transferred to federal custody to await trial.

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