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[[redirect:Film/TheGoonies]]The Goonies may refer to:

* The 1985 film ''Film/TheGoonies''.
* Its [[VideoGame/TheGoonies video game adaptation]] on NES.
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->''"Goonies never say die!"''

'''''The Goonies''''' is one of those ubiquitous films of TheEighties fans hold fond memories of, even today.

A small group of kids living on the "Goon Docks" of Astoria, Oregon are in dire straits as a local country club threatens their families' homes with foreclosure. On one of their last days in the neighborhood, one of the "goonies", Mikey, discovers a {{treasure map}} in his attic. The map allegedly reveals where to find the treasure of infamous pirate One-Eyed Willie -- and it appears to lead underneath Astoria. The Goonies, faced with possible homelessness, decide to [[SavingTheOrphanage save their neighborhood]] by going after the treasure -- but to get it, they must outwit a trio of mobsters and survive numerous death traps designed to keep One-Eyed Willie's treasure safe from outsiders.

''The Goonies'' was the brainchild of three well-known directors: StevenSpielberg (producer/story), ChrisColumbus (screenplay -- though, at the time of this film, he wasn't quite famous yet), and RichardDonner (director).

This film also had [[VideoGame/TheGoonies two successful video games based on it]].
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!!This film provides examples of:
* AccidentalKiss: Andy accidentally kissed Mikey instead of Brand when they're under the wishing well. She doesn't know until the end, when she asks Brand where his braces went.
* AdaptationExpansion: The novelization extends the story further, showing Sloth adapting to his new life as a member of Chunk's family.
* AdultsAreUseless: When Mikey's mom sees Brand all tied up, instead of freeing him she asks why he can't exercise like a normal kid.
* AsianAndNerdy: Data, but it didn't make him any less of a badass when it came to facing danger.
* AsianSpeekeeEngrish: Data.
* AtomicFBomb: Mouth screams a curse as he falls down the waterfall into the lagoon where the ship is.
-->'''Mouth''': OOOOHHHHHHHHHHH SHHHHIIIIIIIT!!!!!! * splash*
* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The word shit comes up several times.
* BerserkButton: First when Mouth tells Chunk he has naked pictures of his mom taking a bath, real cheap, forcing Chunk to break the door open. Second, averted, when Chunk accidentally breaks the water cooler he was drinking from when Mouth thought of putting chocolate on the floor so he can eat through.
* BigEater:
** Chunk is always eating or hungry in every scene.
** Sloth has quite an appetite as well, which is how he and Chunk first bond.
* BiggerBad: Could be applied to One-Eyed Willy as, having been dead for around 350 years, he plays no direct role in the plot and all that is seen of him is his mortal remains. However the heroes must battle through his traps to reach his treasure and Mikey certainly views their quest as a personal duel between himself and Willy. Also, in his time, Willy was a far greater BigBad than the Fratellis (he did [[AuthorityEqualsAsskicking kill all of his men]]) and Ma Fratelli seems to regard his corpse with a certain mutual criminal reverence.
-->'''Mikey''': Come on One-Eyed Willy, what does this have to do with the map? Is this just another one of your tricks?
-->'''Mikey''': We've got you now One-Eyed Willy, we're coming up right behind you!
-->'''Mikey''': I made it, I beat you
-->'''Ma Fratelli''': Thank you Mr Willy, thank you. You've made my day
* BigScrewedUpFamily: The Fratellis.
* BilingualBonus: The gangsters are named the Fratellis. Fratelli means "brother" in Italian.
* BlindWithoutEm: Stef, although it's really just a couple instances of "I can't see a thing"; it's not really played for comedy or anything.
* BoobyTrap: Or, as Data [[AsianSpeekeeEngrish would call them]], "Booty Traps". This film is ''swimming'' with them.
* BreakingTheBonds: Sloth pulls his chains right out of the wall to retrieve Chunk's Baby Ruth candybar.
* BuffySpeak: Mikey keeps referring to the treasure as One-Eyed Willy's "rich stuff".
* BunglingInventor: Data and his father. "You guys I've been saved by my [[GrapplingHookPistol Pinchers of Peril]]!"
* ButtMonkey: Chunk.
* TheCameo: Cyndi Lauper appears as herself, on TV, singing "The Goonies R Good Enough."
* TheCanKickedHim: Troy is launched into the ceiling of the country club bathroom when the Goonies are fooling around with the PipeMaze.
* TheCastShowoff: Jake Fratelli sings Italian opera in a few scenes: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgIUsiD-o8M#t=39s "Una furtiva lagrima" from ''L'elisir d'amore'']] when feeding Sloth and ''MadameButterfly'' when Chunk [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aB7UwtkAsUQ flags him down on the road]]. This was the idea of Robert Davi, who played Jake and trained as an opera singer.
* CaveMouth: There is a skull-shaped cave entrance.
* CensorshipBySpelling: "Holy S-H-I-T!"
* ChaseScene: The film begins with Jake Fratelli breaking out of jail followed by a car chase.
* ChekhovsSkill:
** Sloth's watching of an Errol Flynn film earlier in the film comes in handy at the climax.
** Andy's piano lessons when she was four.
* TheComplainerIsAlwaysWrong: Chunk bitches the most about everything that takes place, and is chewed out by every other person in the movie for it.
* ConvenientlyPreciseTranslation: The treasure map is in Spanish, but when translated into English, it becomes rhyming verse. No one even stops to consider how unusual this is.
* CounterfeitCash: "Fifty-dollar bill... ''Fifty-dollar bill! FIFTY-DOLLAR BILL!!''"
* CreatorCameo:
** RichardDonner, the director, is one of the guys on the [=ATVs=] near the end of the film.
** Donner's motorhome also appears in a camera shot of Mikey and Brand on their house's patio.
* CryingWolf: Chunk.
* DawsonCasting: Almost completely averted (e.g. 13-year-old Sean Astin as the 13-year-old Mikey), with the exception of teen JerkJock Troy played by 26-year-old Steve Antin.
* DeadpanSnarker:
** This being an 80s movie, pretty much all of the kids had a silver tongue at some point, from Chunk to Data.
** Hell, Mama Fratelli gets in on this as well:
-->Mouth: You call that water?
-->Fratelli: It's wet, ain't it? ''Drink it!''
* DroppedGlasses: Stef drops her glasses and Mikey accidentally steps on them.
* DurableDeathTrap: All those booby traps set by Willie so many years ago still seem to work just fine.
* DVDCommentary: All of the Goonies reunited many years later for the commentary, alongside Richard Donner. Unfortunately because the commentary recording session started late, Sean Astin had to leave in the middle to attend a function for co-star Joe Pantoliano.
* DynamiteCandle
* EnforcedMethodActing:
** The kids weren't allowed to see the pirate ship until the filming of the scene in which they see it for the first time. Unfortunately, the first take wasn't used, as several of the cast blurted out an unscripted "Holy ''shit!''"
** Jeff Cohen, who played Chunk, was told that the scene where Sloth picks his chair-tied self up would cut before the actual lift occurred; it obviously didn't, and John Matuszak straight-out picked him up easily, leading to the kid's wails and cry of, "You smell like phys. ed.!"
* EthnicMenialLabor: Rosalita.
* EvilLaugh:
** Francis Fratelli makes a passable, if rather high-pitched attempt at one.
** Sloth has a triumphant EvilLaugh after Mikey pushes the food tray towards him.
* EvilMatriarch: Mama Fratelli.
* EyelessFace: Partially applies to One-Eyed Willy.
* TheFamilyForTheWholeFamily: Ma Fratelli and her sons, in this case a ''literal'' family fit for the whole family.
* FatCamp: One of the things Chunk confesses to when caught by the Fratellis was being sent to a fat camp and getting kicked out for pigging out.
* FirstKiss: [[spoiler: Mikey with Andy.]]
* FramedClue: The TreasureMap.
* GentleGiant: "Sloth love Chunk!"
* GoodBadTranslation: Just read the subtitles when Mouth "translates" to Rosalita for Mrs. Walsh.
-->'''Rosalita:''' [in Spanish; subtitled] My God, I'm in a crazy house!
* GratuitousSpanish: Rosalita.
* GroinAttack: Data's "Pinchers of Peril" bite onto Francis Fratelli's groin when they confront him on the pirate ship.
* TheGrotesque: Sloth.
* HaveAGayOldTime: The pirate is called One-Eyed Willy for crying out loud.
* HeroStoleMyBike: "I owe you one."
* HesDeadJim: "It's a STIFF!"
* HomemadeInventions: The gadgets made by Data and his father.
* HowMuchDidYouHear: Mikey to the other Goonies.
-->'''Mikey''': How long have you guys been standing there?
-->'''Brand''': [[OneLinerNameOneLiner Long enough, Mikey. Long enough.]]
** Ma Fratelli to the Goonies.
-->'''Ma Fratelli''': How long you boys been at that window?
-->'''Mouth''': Long enough to see you need about 400 Roach Motels in this place.
* HuddleShot
* {{Hulkspeak}}: Sloth. "Sloth love Chunk!"
* HumanResources: Many of the traps or their triggers are built of human bones, including (somehow) the pipe organ.
* HyperAwareness: Simply by smelling them, Chunk can tell what toppings are on a pizza, the same goes for ice cream flavors in a locked freezer.
* JerkJock: Troy.
* KickTheDog: Troy driving Brand off the road while he's on the child-sized bike.
* TheKlutz: Chunk. Mikey even uses Chunk's clumsiness to break the TreasureMap from its frame. "What'd you break this time, Chunk?"
* LeaveYourQuestTest: When Troy offers the Goonies rescue via the well.
* LoadBearingHero: Sloth holds up a boulder to let the Goonies escape.
* [[MadwomanInTheAttic Madman in the Attic]]: Sloth, in this case in the CreepyBasement.
* {{Malaproper}}: Mrs. Walsh, Mikey Walsh, Data... Both Mikey and Data are called out on when they mention "booty traps".
** In fact, Brand is the only member of the Walsh clan that ''doesn't'' do this.
-->'''Mrs. Walsh''': Brandon, don't you come home without your brother, or I'll commit Hare Krishna!
-->'''Brandon''': That's "[[{{Seppuku}} Harakiri]]", ma.
-->'''Mrs. Walsh''': That is exactly what I said!
* MetaphorIsMyMiddleName: Mouth invokes this.
-->'''Mrs. Walsh''': You are so fluent in Spanish. That was so nice of you.
-->'''Mouth''': "Nice" is my middle name, Mrs. Walsh.
* MisfitMobilizationMoment: See RousingSpeech.
* MistakenConfession: "Okay! I'll talk!"
* NotSoDifferent: Mike and One-Eyed Willie both have a fondness for Rube Goldberg devices (some are remarkably similar; Mikey's starts with a bowling ball and Willie's starts with a cannonball). Also, Mikey and Willie both have disabilities, Mikey with his asthma and Willie's one eye. To make it even more obvious, the {{novelization}}says that Willie had asthma, too.
* OhCrap: The Fratellis' reaction when Sloth reveals his Superman shirt.
* OilSlick: Data's "Slick Shoes" invention is essentially the vehicular version in a shoe-sized package. He successfully applies it to a log that crosses a river while being chased by the villains.
* OneLiner: When Andy worries that Chunk might be dead, Mike retorts with, "Goonies never say die!" and continues his RousingSpeech.
* OnlySmartPeopleMayPass: The Goonies are tested by various booby traps, the most memorable a musical riddle.
* TheOtherRainforest: Set and filmed in Astoria, Oregon.
* PipeMaze: They run into one of these underground. Banging on the pipes to make noise ends up causing chaos for the country club above them. Sloth causes even more trouble when he pushes a pipe upwards, apparently leading to a traffic accident above.
* {{Pirate}}: One-Eyed Willy.
* PirateBooty: The ship is full of it.
* PostKissCatatonia: Mikey after being accidentally kissed by Andy.
* PrettyLittleHeadshots: The corpse in the freezer was shot in the head, yet the bullethole is so tiny and clean that it looks more like the Fratellis whacked him by putting a cigarette out on his forehead. No exit wound, either.
* ProductPlacement: Chunk is all over the product placement, famously [[TastesLikeFriendship befriending]] Sloth with a Baby Ruth candy bar. Pepsi makes several label-out appearances, also Domino's Pizza, and others. The Jeep Cherokee comes out looking real good too.
* RubeGoldbergDevice:
** The gate opener at Mikey's house.
** A number of the booby traps.
** [[spoiler:And the device that collapses the cave and frees the ship at the end.]]
* RousingSpeech: [[TheHero Mikey's]] speech convinces the Goonies to continue following the TreasureMap after the JerkJock offers them a chance to be rescued.
-->'''Mikey''': Chester Copperpot! Don't you guys see? Don't you realize? He was a ''pro'' and he never made it this far! Look how far ''we've'' come. We've got a chance!
* RunningGag: A character will mispronounce something, another character will supply the correct word and the first character will claim that's what they said.
* SavingTheOrphanage: If by orphanage you mean "Goon Docks", then yes, this is motivating factor behind the adventure.
* ShipshapeShipwreck: One-Eyed Willie's 350-year-old pirate ship actually sails out onto the open seas at the end. While the ship is not submerged, it has been sitting in water for three centuries in a wet, brackish cavern with lots of moisture dripping from stalactites. Aside from the skeleton of Willie, the ship and even its sails appear to be in fairly good condition.
* ShoutOut:
** To ''{{Superman}}'', one of director Richard Donner's previous films. A few notes from the famous theme are played when Sloth reveals he's wearing a Superman T-shirt.
** "Just like that last prank about all those [[{{Gremlins}} little creatures that multiply when you throw water at them]]."
** Sloth is first seen wearing a Los Angeles Raiders T-shirt (when the film was shot, the Raiders were based in LA. They have since moved back to Oakland). John Matuszak, who portrayed Sloth, formerly played for the Raiders.
** Sloth's "Hey you guys!" is a literal ShoutOut to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFYMijdQ_sA Rita Moreno's famous intro]] in ''TheElectricCompany''.
** Mouth imitates [[MarxBrothers Groucho Marx]] using his comb in place of a cigar when he delivers the "You wouldn't be here if it wasn't" line.
* SlipperySkid: Data's "Slick Shoes" lead to some nut-crunching acrobatics by the Fratelli brothers.
* SongsInTheKeyOfLock: The organ.
* TastesLikeFriendship: [[spoiler:Sloth's friendship with Chunk is cemented by Baby Ruth candybars.]]
* TentativeLight
* ThirdPersonPerson: Sloth. Also Data, occasionally.
-->'''Data''': Data's okay. But Data's tired of falling and Data's tired of skeletons.
* ThisWayToCertainDeath: The characters run across the long-dead body of treasure hunter Chester Copperpot in their search for One-Eyed Willy's ship. Some of them want to turn back, but Mikey convinces them that this is a ''good'' sign, because it means that they're on the right track, and they have already got farther than a professional treasure hunter.
* ThrowItIn: Most of Chunk's confessions (except the fake puke story) were based on actor Jeff Cohen's life. According to Jeff, it was a different kid who was kicked out of fat camp for pigging out.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Steph and Andy.
* TreasureMap
* TrickedOutShoes: Data has them, and despite his fellow Goonies' skepticism, they come in handy.
-->'''Mouth and Mikey''': Slick Shoes? Are you ''crazy?!''
* UndeadAuthor: According to the legend, One-Eyed Willie killed off all of his men after making the map; when asked how the map and story got out, Mikey comments that he asked his dad this too, and his dad said one of them must have escaped. The scene of the crime seems to imply that Willie and his top officers all killed each other off fighting over the treasure at the table.
* TheUnfavourite: Mama favors Francis over Jake.
-->'''Jake''': You always take his side, Mama. You always liked him better than me.
-->'''Mama''': (''Smacks Jake'') That's right!
* VomitChainReaction: Chunk claims he accidentally started one in a movie theater as a result of a practical joke involving fake puke.
* WalkThePlank: Mama Fratelli makes Andy walk the plank off the pirate ship.
* WorkplaceAcquiredAbilities: Andy is able to save her friends from a deadly trap on account of the fact she took piano lessons when she was four years old.
* ZillionDollarBill:
** One-Eyed Willy's treasure. Most of the treasure is lost completely, but the handful of gems that Mikey holds onto is enough to save the Goon Docks from being turned into a country club.
** Once the ship makes its escape to sea, though, it's reasonable enough to assume they'd be able to get a convoy together to bring it back in within a couple days and get a massive finder's fee for the Goonies, now that the town was saved. His dad runs the museum, after all.
** Anything that goes down with the ship is the property of whoever salvages it, but it's still a good bet that the museum will be among the first to get a team on the ground. And the gems are really all they ''need''.

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->''"Goonies never say die!"''

'''''The Goonies''''' is one of those ubiquitous films of TheEighties fans hold fond memories of, even today.

A small group of kids living on the "Goon Docks" of Astoria, Oregon are in dire straits as a local country club threatens their families' homes with foreclosure. On one of their last days in the neighborhood, one of the "goonies", Mikey, discovers a {{treasure map}} in his attic. The map allegedly reveals where to find the treasure of infamous pirate One-Eyed Willie -- and it appears to lead underneath Astoria. The Goonies, faced with possible homelessness, decide to [[SavingTheOrphanage save their neighborhood]] by going after the treasure -- but to get it, they must outwit a trio of mobsters and survive numerous death traps designed to keep One-Eyed Willie's treasure safe from outsiders.

''The Goonies'' was the brainchild of three well-known directors: StevenSpielberg (producer/story), ChrisColumbus (screenplay -- though, at the time of this film, he wasn't quite famous yet), and RichardDonner (director).

This film also had [[VideoGame/TheGoonies two successful video games based on it]].
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!!This film provides examples of:
* AccidentalKiss: Andy accidentally kissed Mikey instead of Brand when they're under the wishing well. She doesn't know until the end, when she asks Brand where his braces went.
* AdaptationExpansion: The novelization extends the story further, showing Sloth adapting to his new life as a member of Chunk's family.
* AdultsAreUseless: When Mikey's mom sees Brand all tied up, instead of freeing him she asks why he can't exercise like a normal kid.
* AsianAndNerdy: Data, but it didn't make him any less of a badass when it came to facing danger.
* AsianSpeekeeEngrish: Data.
* AtomicFBomb: Mouth screams a curse as he falls down the waterfall into the lagoon where the ship is.
-->'''Mouth''': OOOOHHHHHHHHHHH SHHHHIIIIIIIT!!!!!! * splash*
* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The word shit comes up several times.
* BerserkButton: First when Mouth tells Chunk he has naked pictures of his mom taking a bath, real cheap, forcing Chunk to break the door open. Second, averted, when Chunk accidentally breaks the water cooler he was drinking from when Mouth thought of putting chocolate on the floor so he can eat through.
* BigEater:
** Chunk is always eating or hungry in every scene.
** Sloth has quite an appetite as well, which is how he and Chunk first bond.
* BiggerBad: Could be applied to One-Eyed Willy as, having been dead for around 350 years, he plays no direct role in the plot and all that is seen of him is his mortal remains. However the heroes must battle through his traps to reach his treasure and Mikey certainly views their quest as a personal duel between himself and Willy. Also, in his time, Willy was a far greater BigBad than the Fratellis (he did [[AuthorityEqualsAsskicking kill all of his men]]) and Ma Fratelli seems to regard his corpse with a certain mutual criminal reverence.
-->'''Mikey''': Come on One-Eyed Willy, what does this have to do with the map? Is this just another one of your tricks?
-->'''Mikey''': We've got you now One-Eyed Willy, we're coming up right behind you!
-->'''Mikey''': I made it, I beat you
-->'''Ma Fratelli''': Thank you Mr Willy, thank you. You've made my day
* BigScrewedUpFamily: The Fratellis.
* BilingualBonus: The gangsters are named the Fratellis. Fratelli means "brother" in Italian.
* BlindWithoutEm: Stef, although it's really just a couple instances of "I can't see a thing"; it's not really played for comedy or anything.
* BoobyTrap: Or, as Data [[AsianSpeekeeEngrish would call them]], "Booty Traps". This film is ''swimming'' with them.
* BreakingTheBonds: Sloth pulls his chains right out of the wall to retrieve Chunk's Baby Ruth candybar.
* BuffySpeak: Mikey keeps referring to the treasure as One-Eyed Willy's "rich stuff".
* BunglingInventor: Data and his father. "You guys I've been saved by my [[GrapplingHookPistol Pinchers of Peril]]!"
* ButtMonkey: Chunk.
* TheCameo: Cyndi Lauper appears as herself, on TV, singing "The Goonies R Good Enough."
* TheCanKickedHim: Troy is launched into the ceiling of the country club bathroom when the Goonies are fooling around with the PipeMaze.
* TheCastShowoff: Jake Fratelli sings Italian opera in a few scenes: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgIUsiD-o8M#t=39s "Una furtiva lagrima" from ''L'elisir d'amore'']] when feeding Sloth and ''MadameButterfly'' when Chunk [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aB7UwtkAsUQ flags him down on the road]]. This was the idea of Robert Davi, who played Jake and trained as an opera singer.
* CaveMouth: There is a skull-shaped cave entrance.
* CensorshipBySpelling: "Holy S-H-I-T!"
* ChaseScene: The film begins with Jake Fratelli breaking out of jail followed by a car chase.
* ChekhovsSkill:
** Sloth's watching of an Errol Flynn film earlier in the film comes in handy at the climax.
** Andy's piano lessons when she was four.
* TheComplainerIsAlwaysWrong: Chunk bitches the most about everything that takes place, and is chewed out by every other person in the movie for it.
* ConvenientlyPreciseTranslation: The treasure map is in Spanish, but when translated into English, it becomes rhyming verse. No one even stops to consider how unusual this is.
* CounterfeitCash: "Fifty-dollar bill... ''Fifty-dollar bill! FIFTY-DOLLAR BILL!!''"
* CreatorCameo:
** RichardDonner, the director, is one of the guys on the [=ATVs=] near the end of the film.
** Donner's motorhome also appears in a camera shot of Mikey and Brand on their house's patio.
* CryingWolf: Chunk.
* DawsonCasting: Almost completely averted (e.g. 13-year-old Sean Astin as the 13-year-old Mikey), with the exception of teen JerkJock Troy played by 26-year-old Steve Antin.
* DeadpanSnarker:
** This being an 80s movie, pretty much all of the kids had a silver tongue at some point, from Chunk to Data.
** Hell, Mama Fratelli gets in on this as well:
-->Mouth: You call that water?
-->Fratelli: It's wet, ain't it? ''Drink it!''
* DroppedGlasses: Stef drops her glasses and Mikey accidentally steps on them.
* DurableDeathTrap: All those booby traps set by Willie so many years ago still seem to work just fine.
* DVDCommentary: All of the Goonies reunited many years later for the commentary, alongside Richard Donner. Unfortunately because the commentary recording session started late, Sean Astin had to leave in the middle to attend a function for co-star Joe Pantoliano.
* DynamiteCandle
* EnforcedMethodActing:
** The kids weren't allowed to see the pirate ship until the filming of the scene in which they see it for the first time. Unfortunately, the first take wasn't used, as several of the cast blurted out an unscripted "Holy ''shit!''"
** Jeff Cohen, who played Chunk, was told that the scene where Sloth picks his chair-tied self up would cut before the actual lift occurred; it obviously didn't, and John Matuszak straight-out picked him up easily, leading to the kid's wails and cry of, "You smell like phys. ed.!"
* EthnicMenialLabor: Rosalita.
* EvilLaugh:
** Francis Fratelli makes a passable, if rather high-pitched attempt at one.
** Sloth has a triumphant EvilLaugh after Mikey pushes the food tray towards him.
* EvilMatriarch: Mama Fratelli.
* EyelessFace: Partially applies to One-Eyed Willy.
* TheFamilyForTheWholeFamily: Ma Fratelli and her sons, in this case a ''literal'' family fit for the whole family.
* FatCamp: One of the things Chunk confesses to when caught by the Fratellis was being sent to a fat camp and getting kicked out for pigging out.
* FirstKiss: [[spoiler: Mikey with Andy.]]
* FramedClue: The TreasureMap.
* GentleGiant: "Sloth love Chunk!"
* GoodBadTranslation: Just read the subtitles when Mouth "translates" to Rosalita for Mrs. Walsh.
-->'''Rosalita:''' [in Spanish; subtitled] My God, I'm in a crazy house!
* GratuitousSpanish: Rosalita.
* GroinAttack: Data's "Pinchers of Peril" bite onto Francis Fratelli's groin when they confront him on the pirate ship.
* TheGrotesque: Sloth.
* HaveAGayOldTime: The pirate is called One-Eyed Willy for crying out loud.
* HeroStoleMyBike: "I owe you one."
* HesDeadJim: "It's a STIFF!"
* HomemadeInventions: The gadgets made by Data and his father.
* HowMuchDidYouHear: Mikey to the other Goonies.
-->'''Mikey''': How long have you guys been standing there?
-->'''Brand''': [[OneLinerNameOneLiner Long enough, Mikey. Long enough.]]
** Ma Fratelli to the Goonies.
-->'''Ma Fratelli''': How long you boys been at that window?
-->'''Mouth''': Long enough to see you need about 400 Roach Motels in this place.
* HuddleShot
* {{Hulkspeak}}: Sloth. "Sloth love Chunk!"
* HumanResources: Many of the traps or their triggers are built of human bones, including (somehow) the pipe organ.
* HyperAwareness: Simply by smelling them, Chunk can tell what toppings are on a pizza, the same goes for ice cream flavors in a locked freezer.
* JerkJock: Troy.
* KickTheDog: Troy driving Brand off the road while he's on the child-sized bike.
* TheKlutz: Chunk. Mikey even uses Chunk's clumsiness to break the TreasureMap from its frame. "What'd you break this time, Chunk?"
* LeaveYourQuestTest: When Troy offers the Goonies rescue via the well.
* LoadBearingHero: Sloth holds up a boulder to let the Goonies escape.
* [[MadwomanInTheAttic Madman in the Attic]]: Sloth, in this case in the CreepyBasement.
* {{Malaproper}}: Mrs. Walsh, Mikey Walsh, Data... Both Mikey and Data are called out on when they mention "booty traps".
** In fact, Brand is the only member of the Walsh clan that ''doesn't'' do this.
-->'''Mrs. Walsh''': Brandon, don't you come home without your brother, or I'll commit Hare Krishna!
-->'''Brandon''': That's "[[{{Seppuku}} Harakiri]]", ma.
-->'''Mrs. Walsh''': That is exactly what I said!
* MetaphorIsMyMiddleName: Mouth invokes this.
-->'''Mrs. Walsh''': You are so fluent in Spanish. That was so nice of you.
-->'''Mouth''': "Nice" is my middle name, Mrs. Walsh.
* MisfitMobilizationMoment: See RousingSpeech.
* MistakenConfession: "Okay! I'll talk!"
* NotSoDifferent: Mike and One-Eyed Willie both have a fondness for Rube Goldberg devices (some are remarkably similar; Mikey's starts with a bowling ball and Willie's starts with a cannonball). Also, Mikey and Willie both have disabilities, Mikey with his asthma and Willie's one eye. To make it even more obvious, the {{novelization}}says that Willie had asthma, too.
* OhCrap: The Fratellis' reaction when Sloth reveals his Superman shirt.
* OilSlick: Data's "Slick Shoes" invention is essentially the vehicular version in a shoe-sized package. He successfully applies it to a log that crosses a river while being chased by the villains.
* OneLiner: When Andy worries that Chunk might be dead, Mike retorts with, "Goonies never say die!" and continues his RousingSpeech.
* OnlySmartPeopleMayPass: The Goonies are tested by various booby traps, the most memorable a musical riddle.
* TheOtherRainforest: Set and filmed in Astoria, Oregon.
* PipeMaze: They run into one of these underground. Banging on the pipes to make noise ends up causing chaos for the country club above them. Sloth causes even more trouble when he pushes a pipe upwards, apparently leading to a traffic accident above.
* {{Pirate}}: One-Eyed Willy.
* PirateBooty: The ship is full of it.
* PostKissCatatonia: Mikey after being accidentally kissed by Andy.
* PrettyLittleHeadshots: The corpse in the freezer was shot in the head, yet the bullethole is so tiny and clean that it looks more like the Fratellis whacked him by putting a cigarette out on his forehead. No exit wound, either.
* ProductPlacement: Chunk is all over the product placement, famously [[TastesLikeFriendship befriending]] Sloth with a Baby Ruth candy bar. Pepsi makes several label-out appearances, also Domino's Pizza, and others. The Jeep Cherokee comes out looking real good too.
* RubeGoldbergDevice:
** The gate opener at Mikey's house.
** A number of the booby traps.
** [[spoiler:And the device that collapses the cave and frees the ship at the end.]]
* RousingSpeech: [[TheHero Mikey's]] speech convinces the Goonies to continue following the TreasureMap after the JerkJock offers them a chance to be rescued.
-->'''Mikey''': Chester Copperpot! Don't you guys see? Don't you realize? He was a ''pro'' and he never made it this far! Look how far ''we've'' come. We've got a chance!
* RunningGag: A character will mispronounce something, another character will supply the correct word and the first character will claim that's what they said.
* SavingTheOrphanage: If by orphanage you mean "Goon Docks", then yes, this is motivating factor behind the adventure.
* ShipshapeShipwreck: One-Eyed Willie's 350-year-old pirate ship actually sails out onto the open seas at the end. While the ship is not submerged, it has been sitting in water for three centuries in a wet, brackish cavern with lots of moisture dripping from stalactites. Aside from the skeleton of Willie, the ship and even its sails appear to be in fairly good condition.
* ShoutOut:
** To ''{{Superman}}'', one of director Richard Donner's previous films. A few notes from the famous theme are played when Sloth reveals he's wearing a Superman T-shirt.
** "Just like that last prank about all those [[{{Gremlins}} little creatures that multiply when you throw water at them]]."
** Sloth is first seen wearing a Los Angeles Raiders T-shirt (when the film was shot, the Raiders were based in LA. They have since moved back to Oakland). John Matuszak, who portrayed Sloth, formerly played for the Raiders.
** Sloth's "Hey you guys!" is a literal ShoutOut to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFYMijdQ_sA Rita Moreno's famous intro]] in ''TheElectricCompany''.
** Mouth imitates [[MarxBrothers Groucho Marx]] using his comb in place of a cigar when he delivers the "You wouldn't be here if it wasn't" line.
* SlipperySkid: Data's "Slick Shoes" lead to some nut-crunching acrobatics by the Fratelli brothers.
* SongsInTheKeyOfLock: The organ.
* TastesLikeFriendship: [[spoiler:Sloth's friendship with Chunk is cemented by Baby Ruth candybars.]]
* TentativeLight
* ThirdPersonPerson: Sloth. Also Data, occasionally.
-->'''Data''': Data's okay. But Data's tired of falling and Data's tired of skeletons.
* ThisWayToCertainDeath: The characters run across the long-dead body of treasure hunter Chester Copperpot in their search for One-Eyed Willy's ship. Some of them want to turn back, but Mikey convinces them that this is a ''good'' sign, because it means that they're on the right track, and they have already got farther than a professional treasure hunter.
* ThrowItIn: Most of Chunk's confessions (except the fake puke story) were based on actor Jeff Cohen's life. According to Jeff, it was a different kid who was kicked out of fat camp for pigging out.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Steph and Andy.
* TreasureMap
* TrickedOutShoes: Data has them, and despite his fellow Goonies' skepticism, they come in handy.
-->'''Mouth and Mikey''': Slick Shoes? Are you ''crazy?!''
* UndeadAuthor: According to the legend, One-Eyed Willie killed off all of his men after making the map; when asked how the map and story got out, Mikey comments that he asked his dad this too, and his dad said one of them must have escaped. The scene of the crime seems to imply that Willie and his top officers all killed each other off fighting over the treasure at the table.
* TheUnfavourite: Mama favors Francis over Jake.
-->'''Jake''': You always take his side, Mama. You always liked him better than me.
-->'''Mama''': (''Smacks Jake'') That's right!
* VomitChainReaction: Chunk claims he accidentally started one in a movie theater as a result of a practical joke involving fake puke.
* WalkThePlank: Mama Fratelli makes Andy walk the plank off the pirate ship.
* WorkplaceAcquiredAbilities: Andy is able to save her friends from a deadly trap on account of the fact she took piano lessons when she was four years old.
* ZillionDollarBill:
** One-Eyed Willy's treasure. Most of the treasure is lost completely, but the handful of gems that Mikey holds onto is enough to save the Goon Docks from being turned into a country club.
** Once the ship makes its escape to sea, though, it's reasonable enough to assume they'd be able to get a convoy together to bring it back in within a couple days and get a massive finder's fee for the Goonies, now that the town was saved. His dad runs the museum, after all.
** Anything that goes down with the ship is the property of whoever salvages it, but it's still a good bet that the museum will be among the first to get a team on the ground. And the gems are really all they ''need''.
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* MistakenConfession: "Okay! I'll talk!" Most of Chunk's confessions (except the fake puke story) were based on actor Jeff Cohen's life. It was a different kid who was kicked out of fat camp for pigging out.

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* ThrowItIn: Most of Chunk's confessions (except the fake puke story) were based on actor Jeff Cohen's life. According to Jeff, it was a different kid who was kicked out of fat camp for pigging out.
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** Anything that goes down with the ship is the property of whoever salvages it, but it's still a good bet that the museum will be among the first to get a team on the ground. And the gems are really all they ''need''.
18th Apr '12 5:42:23 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* CreatorCameo: RichardDonner, the director, is one of the guys on the [=ATVs=] near the end of the film.
** Mr. Donner's motorhome also appears in a camera shot of Mikey and Brand on their house's patio.

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RichardDonner, the director, is one of the guys on the [=ATVs=] near the end of the film.
** Mr. Donner's motorhome also appears in a camera shot of Mikey and Brand on their house's patio.
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* EnforcedMethodActing: The kids weren't allowed to see the pirate ship until the filming of the scene in which they see it for the first time. Unfortunately, the first take wasn't used, as several of the cast blurted out an unscripted "Holy ''shit!''"

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The kids weren't allowed to see the pirate ship until the filming of the scene in which they see it for the first time. Unfortunately, the first take wasn't used, as several of the cast blurted out an unscripted "Holy ''shit!''"



* EvilLaugh: Francis Fratelli makes a passable, if rather high-pitched attempt at one.

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Francis Fratelli makes a passable, if rather high-pitched attempt at one.
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* ProductPlacement: Chunk is all over the product placement, famously [[TastesLikeFriendship befriending]] Sloth with a Baby Ruth candy bar. Pepsi makes several label-out appearances, also Domino's Pizza, and others.
** The Jeep Cherokee comes out looking real good too.
* RubeGoldbergDevice: The gate opener at Mikey's house.
** Plus at least one of the booby traps.

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* ProductPlacement: Chunk is all over the product placement, famously [[TastesLikeFriendship befriending]] Sloth with a Baby Ruth candy bar. Pepsi makes several label-out appearances, also Domino's Pizza, and others.
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others. The Jeep Cherokee comes out looking real good too.
* RubeGoldbergDevice: RubeGoldbergDevice:
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The gate opener at Mikey's house.
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* ShoutOut: To ''{{Superman}}'', one of director Richard Donner's previous films. A few notes from the famous theme are played when Sloth reveals he's wearing a Superman T-shirt.

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To ''{{Superman}}'', one of director Richard Donner's previous films. A few notes from the famous theme are played when Sloth reveals he's wearing a Superman T-shirt.



* UndeadAuthor: According to the legend, One-Eyed Willie killed off all of his men after making the map; when asked how the map and story got out, Mikey comments that he asked his dad this too, and his dad said one of them must have escaped.
** The scene of the crime seems to imply that Willie and his top officers all killed each other off fighting over the treasure at the table.

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* UndeadAuthor: According to the legend, One-Eyed Willie killed off all of his men after making the map; when asked how the map and story got out, Mikey comments that he asked his dad this too, and his dad said one of them must have escaped.
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escaped. The scene of the crime seems to imply that Willie and his top officers all killed each other off fighting over the treasure at the table.



* ZillionDollarBill: One-Eyed Willy's treasure. Most of the treasure is lost completely, but the handful of gems that Mikey holds onto is enough to save the Goon Docks from being turned into a country club.

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* ZillionDollarBill: ZillionDollarBill:
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One-Eyed Willy's treasure. Most of the treasure is lost completely, but the handful of gems that Mikey holds onto is enough to save the Goon Docks from being turned into a country club.
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* NotSoDifferent: Mike and One-Eyed Willie both have a fondness for Rube Goldberg devices (some are remarkably similar; Mikey's starts with a bowling ball and Willie's starts with a cannonball). Also, Mikey and Willie both have disabilities, Mikey with his asthma and Willie's one eye.
** In the {{Novelization}}, it was revealed that Willie had asthma, too.

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* NotSoDifferent: Mike and One-Eyed Willie both have a fondness for Rube Goldberg devices (some are remarkably similar; Mikey's starts with a bowling ball and Willie's starts with a cannonball). Also, Mikey and Willie both have disabilities, Mikey with his asthma and Willie's one eye. \n** In To make it even more obvious, the {{Novelization}}, it was revealed {{novelization}}says that Willie had asthma, too.
18th Apr '12 5:35:58 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* MistakenConfession: "Okay! I'll talk!"
** Most of Chunk's confessions (except the fake puke story) were based on actor Jeff Cohen's life. It was a different kid who was kicked out of fat camp for pigging out.

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* MistakenConfession: "Okay! I'll talk!"
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talk!" Most of Chunk's confessions (except the fake puke story) were based on actor Jeff Cohen's life. It was a different kid who was kicked out of fat camp for pigging out.
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* DeadpanSnarker: This being an 80s movie, pretty much all of the kids had a silver tongue at some point, from Chunk to Data.

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* DeadpanSnarker: DeadpanSnarker:
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This being an 80s movie, pretty much all of the kids had a silver tongue at some point, from Chunk to Data.



** FridgeLogic says that the traps are no longer as deadly as intended, giving the Goonies time to get out alive. Plus Chester Copperpot was killed by just one boulder from a trap of RocksFallEveryoneDies and before reaching the trigger mechanism, so maybe the decaying ropes just snapped and killed him. Now for that wooden ship sitting in salt water for the last 350 years...
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