My mother’s husband coming at me with a machete trying to kill me. I stumbled and fell, it’s not a silly horror movie trope, it happens. I still hear the sound of it hitting the floor inches away from my feet as I scrambled backwards. Did you know that machetes make sparks when they hit hard surfaces?
Home Alone would be so out there if it started off with the kid protecting his house from the intruders using these slapstick methods only to wind up murdering them. But rather than call the cops, he panics and tries to hide the bodies before his family returns.