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Spin-off 

The Goonies (1985) (Video Game)
The Goonies (1986) (Video Game)
The Goonies II (1987) (Video Game)

References 

King Kong (1933)
When Chunk first hears Sloth's voice, he says that it "sounds like Kong."
Captain Blood (1935)
characters are shown watching "Captain Blood"
The Sea Hawk (1940)
One Eyed Willie's ship, The Inferno, was modeled after Erroll Flynn's ship.
Adventures of Don Juan (1948)
The "Swordfight" theme of the Dave Grusin score is taken directly from the theme music for "Adventures of Don Juan," by Max Steiner.
The Great Escape (1963)
The music played when the kids discover the tunnel in the Fratellis' hideout by accidentally pouring water down it, is the same piece of music played in The Great Escape (1963) when the Germans discover the prisoners' first tunnel by accidentally pouring coffee down it.
The Electric Company (1971) (TV Series)
Sloth says "Hey, you guys!!!!" a lot, which refers to this show.
The Missiles of October (1974) (TV Movie)
One character says that Martin Sheen "Played Kennedy once"
Rocky (1976)
mentioned in dialogue
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
The model ship at the film's end has a miniature R2-D2 hidden on the deck.
High Anxiety (1977)
Chunk uses the line "I got it. I got it. I don't got it" while juggling the glass water dispenser, which is a reference to the recurring gag from "High Anxiety."
Superman (1978)
At the climax, Sloth pulls off his shirt, revealing a Superman shirt. The theme music from the Superman movies plays.
Shock Treatment (1981)
The newspaper photo of Chester Copperpot is identical to the image that appears framed on Judge Oliver Wright's desk.
Pole Position (1982) (Video Game)
A character references another character's top score in the game
Kennedy (1983) (TV Mini-Series)
Mouth mentions that Martin Sheen played Kennedy once.
Gremlins (1984)
When Chunk calls the police to explain about the Fratellis, the cop disbelieves him, recalling all of Chunk's wild stories. One involved "little creatures that mutate when you pour water on them."
Purple Rain (1984)
Mouth wears a Purple Rain t-shirt throughout the film.

Referenced in 

The Making of 'The Goonies' (1985) (TV Movie)
This documentary is about this movie.
Stryker's War (1985)
Stand by Me (1986)
The Real Ghost Busters: Ghosts R Us (1986) (TV Episode)
Regarding the Ghost Busters initial capture of the three 'Ghosts R Us' ghosts, Winston says that it was "like taking candy from a Goonie".
Anmäld försvunnen (1986) (TV Movie)
Seen on a movie poster at a cinema.
Esto es un atraco (1987)
A poster of this film can be seen in a videostore
The Willies (1990)
While in the tent, the boys ask Sean Astin's character if he's going to tell them about the time he and his friends found this old pirate ship in a cave, in reference to his role in The Goonies.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "We're on an adventure, just like the Goonies!"
Wings: Love Means Never Having to Say Geronimo (1991) (TV Episode)
Brian mentions the film
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Daddy-O (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "We're havin' an adventure, just like the Goonies!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Gaos (1991) (TV Episode)
"We're having an adventure, just like the Goonies"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Guiron (1991) (TV Episode)
"As did the Goonies"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Earth vs. the Spider (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "We're having an adventure, just like the Goonies."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Zigra (1991) (TV Episode)
"Just like the Goonies"
Meatballs 4 (1992)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: City Limits (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow: "They're havin' an adventure, like the Goonies."
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Batman Forever (1995)
The false suicide note is adressed "to whom it may concern". Jake Fratelli pretends his suicide in "The Goonies" to escape from prison. His false suicide note is also adressed "to whom it may concern".
Beautiful Girls (1996)
Repeated line of dialogue
Blood (1997) (Video Game)
South Park: Chef's Salty Chocolate Balls (1998) (TV Episode)
Cartman says "What the hell are we? The Goonies?" so Kyle says "Yeah, we're the Goonies, Cartman. Why don't you pretend like you're the fat kid?"
Fallout 2: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game (1998) (Video Game)
Reference occurs when main character climbs down well in Modoc and picks up bag of money.
Stepmom (1998)
Gilmore Girls: The Lorelais' First Day at Chilton (2000) (TV Episode)
Madeline: I hate nature! (This is a classic line from the movie The Goonies.)
Freddy Got Fingered (2001)
When Gord shows a bunch of jewels to Betty - this is highly similar to the scene in the Goonies where the kids are inspecting the jewels found at the end of the film
Saturday Night Live: Seann William Scott/Sum41 (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on The How Do You Say? Ah Yes, Show
Just Shoot Me!: The Two Faces of Finch: Part 1 (2001) (TV Episode)
Dennis's friend wants to see the network premiere of this film.
An Evening with Kevin Smith (2002) (Video)
"Do the Chunk Shuffle!"
Holes (2003)
Bad Boys II (2003)
Marcus' reaction to a dead body is exactly the same as Chunk's.
The O.C.: The Best Chrismukkah Ever (2003) (TV Episode)
Seth: You can never have too many copies of The Goonies.
My Date with Drew (2004)
Interview with Corey Feldman talks about this movie and lines from it.
Mean Girls (2004)
A guy in the lunchroom puts lunchmeat on his face and says "Baby Ruth" in the voice that Sloth uses in The Goonies.
High Chaparall: Bad People: Corey Feldman (2004) (TV Episode)
Referenced during guest introduction segment, as on of three movies that made Corey a superstar.
American Fame Pt. 1: Drowning River Phoenix (2004)
On a theatre marquee featured prominently in one scene you can see the 4 titles I'm including in this submission.
Subdivision, Colorado (2004)
Plot is similar, featuring a young group of kids in an adventure in their neighborhood.
Corey Feldman Interview (2005) (Video)
Mentioned by title.
How I Met Your Mother: Return of the Shirt (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Marshall
Robot Chicken: Veggies for Sloth (2006) (TV Episode)
The title of this episode references the character Sloth.
¡Tía, no te saltes el eje! (2006) (Short)
The girls talks about the movie
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Fanservice! (2007) (TV Episode)
Tristian says they will have an adventure just like the Goonies
The Buck Rules (2007)
The main characters fantasize over what a sequel would be like nowadays.
Superbad (2007)
A poster is seen on Evan's wall.
Juno (2007)
Juno refers to Bleeker's mom as looking like a hobbit, specifically the one who was in The Goonies.
Return of the Ghostbusters (2007)
when a TV is turned on, the music video to The Goonies is playing
30 Rock: Ludachristmas (2007) (TV Episode)
Lemon finds out her parents took Mitch to see The Goonies the day of her football game.
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
Kumar asks Harold if he has a Baby Ruth to mollify the creature in the basement, because that is how Chunk made friends with Sloth in The Goonies.
Saturday Night Live: Shia LaBeouf/My Morning Jacket (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Lorenzo McIntosh
Lost Boys: The Tribe (2008) (Video)
Aunt Jillian has a copy of the film
Greek: The Popular Vote (2008) (TV Episode)
They mention the movie
Saturday Night Live: Josh Brolin/Adele (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the monologue and by Mark Wahlberg
Monkeyshine (2008)
Various references
The Girls Next Door: Pleading the 55th: Part 2 (2008) (TV Episode)
Holly wears a T-shirt with the words "The Goonies" on it
Yes Man (2008)
Poster visible in Norman's office.
Robot Chicken: They Took My Thumbs (2008) (TV Episode)
There is a bone organ in Oregon during the "Raiders" scene
Scout Camp (2009)
Reggie mentions that he saw "The Goonies" and that Sloth scared him.
Muchachada nui: Episode #3.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
In segment "Los Goonies II" Cyndi Lauper (played by Joaquín Reyes) tries to reunite the original cast of 'The Goonies' to make a sequel and get rich.
Cyprien (2009)
Poster visible in Cyprien's office
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien: Episode #1.63 (2009) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien compares a photo of Raiders owner Al Davis to a photo of Sloth
Cleanflix (2009)
Onscreen crawl of movies edited by Cleanflix
Greek: The Dork Knight (2009) (TV Episode)
Evan says to Cappie, "Down here it's our time."
The Big Bang Theory: The Pirate Solution (2009) (TV Episode)
They mention watching the movie to celebrate Columbus day since it is a Chris Columbus film.
Shameful Sequels: Resident Evil Extinction Review (2009) (TV Episode)
"Chunk's mum isn't too pleased..."
30 Rock: Winter Madness (2010) (TV Episode)
Lutz does the Truffle Shuffle
Shoot the Hero (2010)
Mentioned by name
Saturday Night Live: Ashton Kutcher/Them Crooked Vultures (2010) (TV Episode)
Listed as a Best Picture nominee in the "Access Hollywood" segment
American Dad!: May the Best Stan Win (2010) (TV Episode)
roger associates steve and his friends to the cast of Goonies
Tosh.0: Hoodrat Kid (2010) (TV Episode)
A still is shown from the film
Gary Unmarried: Gary Tries to Find Something for Mitch (2010) (TV Episode)
When Gary wonders how Sasha can not know Goodfellas, she retorts, "Do you know anything from The Goonies?"
How I Met Your Mother: Say Cheese (2010) (TV Episode)
Lily can recite every line from the movie.
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
The Nostalgia Critic: Hook (2010) (TV Episode)
"The Goonies of the Caribbean rush in to give Peter some much needed help."
Hot in Cleveland: Tornado (2010) (TV Episode)
when Melanie first sees Elka's secret stash in the basement, she says she feels like being in The Goonies
Cougar Town: All Mixed Up (2010) (TV Episode)
movie mash-up answer: The Blue Lagoonies
How It Should Have Ended: How The Social Network Should Have Ended (2010) (TV Episode)
Mark Zuckerberg: "Did you just quote Goonies?"
Special Collector's Edition: Hook (2010) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of DVD releases of November/December.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.54 (2010) (TV Episode)
in a fake interview, Jay asks John Boehner what he thought of the film
The Nostalgia Critic: The First Couple: TMNT (2010) (TV Episode)
Critic says Krang's body is a strange mix between Dolph Lundgren and that weird giant from The Goonies"
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Breaking In: The Need for Speed (2011) (TV Episode)
Cash wears a logo T-shirt for it
DeadHeads (2011)
At Mike's house, before entering, Brent says "Goonies never die."
Breaking In: Take the Movie and Run (2011) (TV Episode)
episode revolves around protecting a DVD of its sequel
Who? What? (2011) (Short)
John is wearing a Goonies t-shirt
Conan: Savage. Fred Savage. (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan talks with Noah Wyle about the film being partially made on his show's set
Pretty Little Liars: The Devil You Know (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Caleb.
Chillerama (2011)
"Goonies never say die"
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011)
Corey Feldman's title card mentions him being in this movie.
Regular Show: Skips Strikes (2011) (TV Episode)
References the "It's our time, down here" speech.
General Hospital: Episode #1.12423 (2011) (TV Episode)
Goonie mentioned
Vital Signs (2011)
Pat talks about the time Kit did the truffle-shuffle to a cop.
New Girl: Bells (2011) (TV Episode)
Schmidt mentions movie to Nick
Happy Endings: You Snooze, You Bruise (2012) (TV Episode)
Penny asks Max why he's dressed like Josh Brolin from "The Goonies".
Saturday Morning RPG (2012) (Video Game)
Players can earn an achievement called "Goonies Never Die" by beating an episode without dying.
Conan: I Believe the Children Are Our Future D-Bags (2012) (TV Episode)
Title on screen in clip from Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope
Holliston: Laura's Little Twitter (2012) (TV Episode)
Both Adam and Laura use the phrase "If you hit the wrong note we'll all B-flat" in their movie quote drinking game.
Jeopardy!: 2012 Teen Tournament Final Game 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Title used as answer to question in Wheel of Movie Taglines category
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.78 (2012) (TV Episode)
Ross refers to Corey Feldman as a Goonie.
Men at Work: Wake and Bake (2012) (TV Episode)
Tyler (to Milo): "You gotta stop with this adventure stuff - we're not the Goonies!"
Face Off: A Force to Be Reckoned With (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Spring Breakers (2012)
After re-enacting the robbery, Candy (Vanessa Hudgens) tells Faith (Selena Gomez) that she can be a Goonie too.
The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
Mentioned in conversation
Animal Practice: Little Miss Can't Be Wrong (2012) (TV Episode)
Juanita refers to Dr. Yamamoto, who wears an eye patch in this episode, as "One-Eyed Willie."
Lego the Lord of the Rings: The Video Game (2012) (Video Game)
In the level 'Mines of Moria', you can play a bone piano to lower a bridge like in the movie
Saturday (2013) (Short)
Clark is seen wearing a "Goonies Never Say Die" t-shirt during the ending credits.
The Big Bang Theory: The Closet Reconfiguration (2013) (TV Episode)
Howard mentions the movie by name.
Phelous & the Movies: Friday the 13th Part IX: Jason Goes on Vacation: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
says Corey Feldman was too busy making this film to come back for Friday 5.
Mousetrap (2013) (Short)
Homage to tunnel scene where they find Chester Copperpot's wallet.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Comic Book Quickies #1 (2013) (TV Episode)
"Are they big fans of The Goonies?"
More One Life to Live: Episode #1.11 (2013) (TV Episode)
Tuc Watkins tweets that he went to a 1980s-themed party as Josh Brolin from the film
Ashens and the Quest for the Gamechild (2013)
Stuart unlocks the door to the Oracle with a keyboard and the floor falls away like the scene in The Goonies where they use a piano and the floor falls away.
Safe and Sound Video Remix (2013) (Video)
Footage Shown
Looking: Looking for the Future (2014) (TV Episode)
Patrick says The Goonies is his favourite film of all time.
How I Met Your Mother: The End of the Aisle (2014) (TV Episode)
Barney mentions the movie by name.
Through the Devil's Eyes (2014)
mentioned in two conversations
Community: Basic Sandwich (2014) (TV Episode)
Abed says, "We're like the Goonies, except our story tracks logically."
Family Guy: Chap Stewie (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mousetrap 2 (2014)
The waterslide scene is a homage to the Goonies!

Features 

The Black Pirate (1926)
The film footage of the pirate sliding down the sail using a knife is footage of Douglas Fairbanks in The Black Pirate
Captain Blood (1935)
the movie playing on tv in the basement
The Sea Hawk (1940)
Scene on the television of pirates swinging on ropes is from this film
Some Like It Hot (1959)
it's shown playing on a TV set
Cliff Hanger (1983) (Video Game)
Game appears in this film
Track & Field (1987) (Video Game)
Game appears in this film

Featured in 

The Making of 'The Goonies' (1985) (TV Movie)
This documentary is about this movie
Citizen Steve (1987)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Troldspejlet: Episode #27.8 (2002) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
I Love the '80s: 1985 (2002) (TV Episode)
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series.
The Irate Gamer: Goonies 2 (NES) (2007) (TV Episode)
Chris says he loved this film so much he bought the game, References to the game being a sequel to this film and Footage Shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Shutter Island/The Ghost Writer/Happy Tears (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip given as a tribute to Mary Allen Trainer's acting career
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Best of Science Fiction Movies (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett's Movie Gadgets segment
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Toy Story 3/Cyrus/Jonah Hex (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage of Josh Brolin's early movie career
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Knight and Day/I Am Love/The Killer Inside Me (2010) (TV Episode)
James McAvoy's #5 Favorite Film
Special Collector's Edition: Especial Scope (2010) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Great Movie Mistakes 2: The Sequel (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.148 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip of Josh Brolin's first film, in the bicycle-convertible scene
The Goldbergs: Goldbergs Never Say Die! (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam Goldberg mentions this movie by name and a clip of the movie is shown
The Greatest 80s Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 4 in the Countdown

Spoofed in 

Poonies (1985) (Video)
Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
the girl on the toilet and the breaking of the sewage pipes is straight out of The Goonies
Family Guy: Breaking Out Is Hard to Do (2005) (TV Episode)
While in the sewer the Griffins run into the goonies and Peter makes Chunk do the truffle shuffle.
Save the Forest (2005)
Costumes and ending spoofs the ending of 'The Goonies'
Drawn Together: A Tale of Two Cows (2006) (TV Episode)
Toot does the Truffle Shuffle.
Family Guy: Hell Comes to Quahog (2006) (TV Episode)
Meg has to bring a Baby Ruth to Sloth held underneath the Superstore USA. News Caster Diane uses the tagline
Code Monkeys: The Secret of 4-20 (2008) (TV Episode)
"A Stonie always gets high" is a spoof of "A Goonie never dies."
Robot Chicken: I'm Trapped (2008) (TV Episode)
Sloth becomes a little too friendly
Family Guy: Stew-Roids (2009) (TV Episode)
Peter mentions One-Eyed-Willy
Bob's Burgers: The Belchies (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference; the kids searching for lost treasure underground mirrors the plot of Goonies, and they reunite with their parents at the beach, just like in the movie; Cindy Lauper sings a parody of "Goonies are Good Enough".

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