When you think iconic kid's movies, you probably think The Goonies and when you think of '80s movies you also think The Goonies. Why? Because it's one of those rare movies that supersedes both its genre and time period. It became an instant classic that we'll forever reference and have no problem re-watching... over and over again. But what Goonies trivia and fun Goonies facts should you know in order to be a true fan?
If you grew up loving The Goonies, there are surely scenes and quotes from the movie that crept their way into your day-to-day vocabulary in an almost subconscious way. When you shout out "Hey, you guys!" to your friends, do you awkwardly draw it out in homage to Sloth? What would the world be like without the Truffle Shuffle? What if we didn't know that Goonies never say die? Where would our sense of adventure and treasure map hunting come from if this piece of childhood magic never existed?It's high time to revisit Sloth, Mouth, Chunk, Data, and the rest of the gang and look back at some fun facts you may not know about The Goonies!
That Water Slide Was Real
The Gang's Excitement for the Ship Was Candid
There's a Reason Data Spells Out "S-H-I-T"
There's a Reason One-Eyed Willy Looked So Real
There's a Gremlins Reference in the Film
Sloth Played for the NFL