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    It's Been 30 Years Since "Home Alone 2: Lost In New York" Was Released — Here Are Side-By-Sides Of The Cast Then Vs. Now

    Three decades later, and "Merry Christmas, ya filthy animal" is still one of the best lines ever.

    It's 2023, which means that it's been over three whole decades since moviegoers were blessed with the Home Alone sequel, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.

    The movie continued to follow 10-year-old Kevin McCallister as he and his family members prepare to go on a Christmastime vacation to Florida. At the airport, Kevin inadvertently boards the wrong flight and finds himself in New York City. He then comes across Harry and Marv, the criminals he fought off in the original Home Alone film, who have since escaped from prison. As the two villains plot a new burglary scheme, Kevin devises strategies to stop their plans.

    Harry and Marv trap Kevin in an alleyway

    Here is the cast of the classic holiday film then vs. now.

    Macaulay Culkin then:

    Kevin McCallister stands in Rockefeller Center

    Macaulay Culkin now:

    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 02: Macaulay Culkin walks the runway during Gucci Love Parade on November 02, 2021 in Los Angeles, California

    Joe Pesci then:

    Harry spots Kevin McCallister in New York City

    Joe Pesci now:

    TOLUCA LAKE, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 04: Actor Joe Pesci attends the George Lopez 14th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic Tournament on October 04, 2021 in Toluca Lake, California

    Daniel Stern then:

    Daniel Stern as Marv looks stunned to see Kevin in New York

    Daniel Stern now:

    Daniel Stern as Bill eats a meal with family and friends in "Shrill"

    Tim Curry then:

    Tim Curry as Mr. Hector speaks to Kevin's parents at the Plaza Hotel front desk

    Tim Curry now:

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 04: Actor Tim Curry poses for a photo during Emerald City Comic Con at Washington State Convention Center on December 04, 2021 in Seattle, Washington

    Catherine O'Hara then:

    Kate searches for Kevin in New York City

    Catherine O'Hara now:

    Catherine O'Hara attends The Earthshot Prize 2022 at MGM Music Hall at Fenway on December 02, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts

    John Heard then:

    John Heard as Peter talks to Kate about their plans to find Kevin

    John Heard now:

    NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 21: "Miss Taken" -- When Watson's stepfather (John Heard) writes a crime novel based on her work with Holmes without her knowledge, an underlying issue in their relationship is revealed

    Rob Schneider then:

    Cedric delivers a bill to the McCallister's room

    Rob Schneider now:

    FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE - JUNE 13: Rob Schneider attends the cast screening of "Terror On The Prairie" at AMC DINE-IN Thoroughbred 20 on June 13, 2022 in Franklin, Tennessee

    Devin Ratray then:

    Devin Ratray as Buzz answers the hotel room door

    Devin Ratray now:

    Devin Ratray at Alexander Wang & STXfilms’ New York Special Screening of "Hustlers" on September 10, 2019 in New York City

    Dana Ivey then:

    Dana Ivey as Hester greets Kevin at the Plaza Hotel front desk

    Dana Ivey now:

    NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: Actress Dana Ivey attends the 'Stan & Ollie' New York screening at Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center on December 10, 2018 in New York City

    Kieran Culkin then:

    Kieran Culkin as Fuller wears his pajamas

    Kieran Culkin now:

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 02: (Exclusive Coverage) Kieran Culkin arrives at The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating "In America: An Anthology of Fashion" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 02, 2022 in New York City

    Brenda Fricker then:

    Brenda Fricker appears as the Pigeon Lady

    Brenda Fricker now:

    Brenda Fricker sits for a 2021 RTÉ  interview

    Eddie Bracken then:

    Mr. Duncan offers two turtle dove ornaments to Kevin

    Eddie Bracken now:

    Eddie Bracken as Stuckeyville Stan takes the stand in "Ed"

    Me, ready to rewatch this movie and bask in the nostalgia: