Sixteen-year-old Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) is given thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother Toby (Toby Froud) when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King Jareth (David Bowie).
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.
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
When Chunk follows Sloth down the hole in the fireplace in the basement of the restaurant, he grabs a lantern. He quickly touches it to turn it on, as if it had a switch. 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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To receive a PG certificate the UK cinema version was cut by 16 secs with edits to closeups of Jake's 'hanged' face and shots of him untying the noose, 2 uses of 'shit' (said by Chunk in the first 20 mins), and the replacing of subtitled uses of 'marijuana', 'cocaine and speed', 'heroin' and 'sexual torture devices' with less offensive words. Video versions featured the same print with an additional sound edit to remove one muffled use of 'fuck' (though the subtitles actually state the word as 'look'). The cuts were fully waived by the BBFC in 2004 and the certificate raised to a '12' though some early UK DVD releases mistakenly featured the cut version. See more »
I was always terrified to revisit this movie, fearing it would go the way of so many other nostalgia-anchored films of my childhood, films that became merely signs of my youthful stupidity (3 Ninjas, Camp Nowhere, Hook, Casper, all Ernest movie, etc etc etc). Instead, The Goonies filled me with naïve joy all over again, and earned its poster's dusty spot on my adult living room wall.
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