It's that time of the year when our childhood favourite Home Alone and it's sequel are running on TV on repeat.

We don't mind, and neither does US President Donald Trump. Because as you may remember, he was in it.

In the sequel to the 1990 hit, Trump appears briefly in the movie to give directions to Kevin, played by Macaulay Culkin, and at the time, owned the Manhattan hotel where the film was shot.

Trump, who was taking questions while on a customary Christmas video call to overseas American troops, was asked by a sergeant whether Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, in which Trump has a cameo, is his favourite Christmas movie.

“‘Well, I’m in Home Alone 2,” he said to the troops. “A lot of people mention it every year, especially around Christmas. They say – especially young kids — they say, ‘I just saw you on the movie.’ They don’t see me on television as they do in the movie. But it’s been a good movie and I was a little bit younger, to put it mildly. And it was an honour to do it.”

“And it turned out to be a very big hit, obviously. It’s a big Christmas hit — one of the biggest. So it’s an honour to be involved in something like that, you always like to see success.”

Home Alone 2 raked in $365 million worldwide in 1992.