Can anyone really survive the booby traps from home alone?

Author Chinavasion Marketing 21.12.2012. | 17:10


There is no other movie that gets me in the holiday spirit so much as Home Alone does. Home Alone tells a rather unsettling Christmas story of a  8-year-old who, accidentally abandoned by his family, is forced to defend his home from two dimwitted burglars. Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) turns his family’s home into a veritable funhouse of torturous booby traps that so-called “Wet Bandits” Marv (Daniel Stern) and Harry (Joe Pesci) hilariously stumble through.

But can anyone actually survive all these booby traps? The  Week asked a medical expert to take a look at the sustained injuries throughout the movie ranging from the BB gun to the forehead scene to  handling the burning-hot doorknob and the famous paint can to the face scene.

Let’s have a look at what the medical expert said about the Paint can to the face scene:

“Assuming the paint can is full (roughly 10 pounds) and the rope is 10 feet long, Marv and Harry each take a roughly 2 kilo-newton hit to the face. That is easily enough to fracture multiple facial bones, and is probably going to knock you out cold. Also, I wouldn’t expect either of the Wet Bandits to walk away from this with all of their teeth.”

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Author Chinavasion Marketing 21.12.2012. | 17:10
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