The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home to Kansas and help her friends as well.
Mikey Walsh and Brandon Walsh are brothers whose family is preparing to move because developers want to build a golf course in the place of their neighborhood -- unless enough money is raised to stop the construction of the golf course, and that's quite doubtful. But when Mikey stumbles upon a treasure map of the famed "One-Eyed" Willy's hidden fortune, Mikey, Brandon, and their friends Lawrence "Chunk" Cohen, Clark "Mouth" Devereaux, Andrea "Andy" Carmichael, Stefanie "Stef" Steinbrenner, and Richard "Data" Wang, calling themselves The Goonies, set out on a quest to find the treasure in hopes of saving their neighborhood. The treasure is in a cavern, but the entrance to the cavern is under the restaurant of evil thief Mama Fratelli and her sons Jake Fratelli, Francis Fratelli, and the severely disfigured Lotney "Sloth" Fratelli. Sloth befriends the Goonies and decides to help them.Written by
Has nods to several other Spielberg produced films from the 1980s, including references in the dialogue to Gremlins (1984) and Back to the Future (1985) as well as visual homage's to Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and E.T. (1982). Also Jonathan Ke Quan also played the character of Short Round in Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom (1984). See more »
During the attic scene, Data is seen looking at items he turns to Brand and says "don't touch it Josh" referring to Brand as Josh Brolin, later on in the basement scene Sean Astin picks up a poker and says to Brand "There is something buried under there Josh" yet again referring to
Brand's actual actor name. See more »
Lunchtime! The longer you animals bark, the colder your lunch gets. Come on, move it out. You too, down there! Hey, turkey!
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The film's title logo appears after the end credits. See more »
Following the scene on-board the Pirate Ship "The Inferno" after the Fratellis catch up to the boys and ask them to come outside, there is scene where Data uses a gadget called "intimidator" where his body inflates like a balloon, but it backfires and explodes. This is scene is not found in any DVD version, but pictures of it are shown in "The Goonies-Official Souvenir Magazine." This scene was later replaced in the final cut of the film with 2 other Data gadgets backfires: the boxing glove & sticky suction cup shot at Mama Fratelli gun, followed by the pinches of peril (chattering teeth) aimed at Francis. See more »
A great, great movie. No matter how many times I watch it, it always is a cracking watch. Buried treasure, pirates, Chunk, it has it all. So, so funny. A huge nostalgia trip. Hasn't dated at all. I challenge any kid or adult not to enjoy this movie
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