When people say they don’t make kids’ adventure movies like they used to, it’s Richard Donner’s The Goonies they likely have in mind: a rousing, class-conscious yarn that helped Amblin Entertainment solidify its benevolent stranglehold on 80s family cinema.
In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate’s ancient valuable treasure.
“The kind of hyperactive peril-packed movie young audiences can’t resist.” – New York Daily News
“The Goonies has every imaginable funhouse flourish. It has crooks, bats, cobwebs, skeletons, a lovable monster, an underground grotto and a treasure hidden by some of the most considerate, clue-loving pirates who ever lived.” – New York Times