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Even Kevin would get time, not just these bandits (Picture: 20th Century Fox)

A lawyer has taken the internet by storm with a cheeky break-down of all the crimes committed in Home Alone 2, according to English and Welsh law.

A popular Twitter account – that goes by the name The Secret Barrister – dished out a hilarious analysis of the Christmas classic.

The 1992 film sees Macaulay Culkins Kevin McAllister board the wrong plane in the airport, landing him alone in New York City, where he is coincidentally pursued by the Sticky Bandits, Marv (Daniel Stern) and Harry (Joe Pesci) – the same dudes who gave him hell in the first Home Alone movie.

*** HOME ALONE 2 LIVE-TWEET: THE RULES***

This lecture explores the Christmas classic 'Home Alone 2' through the lens of English and Welsh law.

Contributions and observations are welcome, but I'm perfectly prepared to tweet the entire film to a wall of embarrassed silence.

— The Secret Barrister (@BarristerSecret) December 22, 2018

The legal expert began live tweeting while the movie was on during the weekend explaining that young Kevin would not come out so innocent if persecuted.

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The young lad – who was just trying to stay safe while alone in a big bad city – would get up to four years in a young offenders institution for his actions, while Marv and Harry could be locked away for life.

And even Kevins parents wouldnt be pitied by the courts as they would get eight months immediate custody for child neglect after losing Kevin yet again.

The Secret Barrister kicked off the Twitter thread by pointing out that they would do the analysis through the lens of English and Welsh law, even though the film takes place in New York.

And theyve left Kevin on the wrong plane.

Section 1(1) Children and Young Persons Act 1933 – child abandonment/neglect. Max sentence 10 years. Second offence in a year. Serious aggravating feature.

Not mitigated Im afraid by the awesome 90s comedy faint by Negligent Mom.

— The Secret Barrister (@BarristerSecret) December 22, 2018

The first wrongdoing takes place before the film really kicks off as Kevin records Uncle Frank in the shower – an act of voyeurism.

Not so funny now, huh?

Then it gets a little bit more awkward as the crimes begun to include treason, sexual assault, fraud and corruption.

The social media users: The Sticky Bandits are conspiring to commit a commercial burglary. Max sentence 10 years.

Thats right. Even £millions from a childrens toy store on Christmas Eve. If youre going to commit an acquisitive offence, this is the one. On an early guilty plea, thats 6.66 yrs.

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The Secret Barrister added: Let me be clear, for any children watching: I am *not* suggesting you should actually go and commit a commercial burglary. Just that its better, for you, than a domestic burglary (14 years) or robbery (life). Glad thats clear.

Kevin is now committing fraud by false representation (s1 Fraud Act 2006) to secure a suite at the Plaza. Frankly, Tim Curry and his band of ninnies only have themselves to blame. Their security protocols were presumably designed by Chris Grayling.

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— The Secret Barrister (@BarristerSecret) December 22, 2018

THE BANDITS ARE CHASING KEVIN!

This is an attempt to abduct a child, contrary to s1 Criminal Attempts Act 1981.

In this light, Id say that his actions in spilling beads over the pavement to cause them to slip amount to reasonable, if unorthodox, self defence.

— The Secret Barrister (@BarristerSecret) December 22, 2018

Offences such as child abduction, GBH, and arson with intent to endanger life added to list and even the cute bird lady could technically be prosecuted under the Vagrancy Act 1824.

This has blown our minds a little and we arent alone. We wont be able to watch Home Alone the same again.

Social media users responded to the lengthy thread praising the Secret Barrister for his or hers hard work in bringing us some knowledge.

One user added that their own input in the middle of the live-tweeting session by pointing out Kevin committed a crime using his dads credit card to survive alone in NYC.

THE BANDITS ARE CHASING KEVIN!

This is an attempt to abduct a child, contrary to s1 Criminal Attempts Act 1981.

In this light, Id say that his actions in spilling beads over the pavement to cause them to slip amount to reasonable, if unorthodox, self defence.

— The Secret Barrister (@BarristerSecret) December 22, 2018

They wrote: And you havent even got in the Fraud Act 2006 yet. He seriously rinses he dad credit card.

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Another social media made their own demands and want The Secret Barrister to analysis Die Hard, another Christmas Movie.

Id like a legal opinion on Die Hard, they asked, before adding. John Mc Clane shoots 7 people, does millions of dollars of damage with semtex and bullets, sprays hundreds of people with glass, gets a hostage killed, and gets a helicopter with 2 FBI agents inside written off by accident. Ho ho ho!

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Many sarcastic tweeters wondered if Donald Trumps cameo in the movie was an offence, with one writing: Is Donald Trumps presence in a movie legal under English and Welsh law?

The Secret Barrister is yet to answer that question.

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