The Goonies Synopsis
Oregon kids (Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen) follow a pirate's map to gold.
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80

Empire

A rolicking good time is had by all in this adventure that is built on archetypal plot strands that tie together oh so well.
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80

The New York Times

By Janet Maslin
It has crooks, bats, cobwebs, skeletons, a lovable monster, an underground grotto and a treasure hidden by some of the most considerate,...
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jay Scott
The movie remains an embodiment of Spielberg's commercially cunning brand of clankingly retro filmmaking, despite the wit and charm brought...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Gene Siskel
As entertaining as The Goonies finally becomes--and its last hour is mostly one pleasure after another--it's a shame that Spielberg, writer...
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
But, fittingly, it's the kids who carry this outing. They're led by Sean Astin, who's rightly more of a dreamer than the others. Jeff B....
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The Goonies, like Gremlins, shows that Spielberg and his directors are absolute masters of how to excite and involve an audience. "E.T."...
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63

TV Guide

Though obviously aimed at a younger audience, The Goonies is packed with four-letter words. Sure kids speak like that, but writer Chris...
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60

Variety

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Territory is typical small town Steven Spielberg; this time set in a coastal community in Oregon. Story is told from the kids'...
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Julie Salamon
Actually, maybe the movie is better than it seems to be -- I just couldn't understand what anyone was saying. The dialogue came across as...
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38

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
I would not take very young children to see The Goonies - too intense. I would also discourage any adults who are borderline in their...
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Five Word Review

By redyeah
Great youngsters bonding through adventure...

Classic 80's

By avsfan1321
A classic 80's film that everyone needs to see at least once....

A classic

By Beate
A classic. Excellent adventure movie. Great cast....

The Goonies strikes again in the hearts of Anchorage viewers.....

By Da WuTang
As an all-time 80's cult classic film; it has brought smiles and laughter to millions worldwide. It has always been a favorite of mine and has a star cast to remember. We got none other than Sean...

flashback friday

By yhtac72
I loved seeing the GOONIES again. It was really cute and really good. I wish they always had flashback Fridays so the old movies could be revisited....

LOVE THIS MOVIE!

By Cool Movie Guy
This movie is GREAT!...

Truely a Classic

By astroak
Its a must see if you haven't already. And parents who grew up to these movies need to pass them down to your kids!! keep the movement going :) "Hey youuuuu guyyyssss"...

go

By glxy
go...

LOVED IT

By cindaramirez
loved watching it at home...even better on the big screen...

Just Like When I Was a Kid, But Better On the Big Screen!

By heathermschwartz24
If you watched The Goonies as a kid, this is a must-see! The chairs are so comfortable and the huge screen makes the action-packed scenes even more amazing! If you are not familiar with the movie,...

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Rated PG
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 10+ A classic '80s action-fantasy -- tweens will love!
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