OK, now that we think about it Home Alone was a pretty violent Christmas movie full of some exceptionally dangerous stunts.
And obviously Macaulay Culkin was never really in any danger, so how did they do that?
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The actual cute little blond kid sledding down the stairs, ziplining, and crashing through shelves was a 30-year-old stunt performer named Larry Nicholas!
He just happened to be about the same size as the diminutive star, which may be why he's been working steadily for over 25 years, with credits including The Good Son, Blank Check, and The Little Rascals!
See some other interesting things you didn't know about the movie you've seen every Christmas for the last 23 years (below)!