The Goonies

Continuity mistake: During the jail breakout, when Jake tries to open the ORV's door, in the shot facing Francis he is holding the gun in his left hand as he tries to open the door for his brother with his right hand. In the next shot facing Jake just before shouts, "I don't have the handle, open the lock!" Francis's gloved left hand is empty, and next shot, the gun can be seen in his right hand. (00:01:45)

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Continuity mistake: After the final correct bone keys are played, Andy is the last to cross, and in the close-up of her feet the map actually falls behind her into the hole, but it is back up in its proper place for Andy to make that last second grab for it. (01:22:25)

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Continuity mistake: On the Inferno, when Sloth swings in and rescues Stef and Mouth from the gangplank, as he drops them on deck Sloth wears all black high-tops with black laces, but in the previous and following shots he wears his usual black high-tops with white soles and laces.

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Continuity mistake: On the beach, when Mr. Walsh is tearing up the contract we see the bits of torn paper, but when he tosses them in the air there are many more pieces of torn paper up there.

Visible crew/equipment: When Data crosses the beam with his 'slick shoes', the others are standing at the end of the beam telling him it's good enough. As their arms are stretched out towards Data, there is a platform lying atop the beam at Mouth's feet. (01:17:15)

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Continuity mistake: After Chunk does the 'Truffle Shuffle' and Mikey releases the bowling ball, we see the horizontal piece of wood that is painted red and attached to the porch rail, from which the silver bucket is lowered. It's seen in many shots. What's funny is that in the first shot of the Walsh's house, after the Fratellis drive past at the bottom of the hill, that piece of wood is white, because it hasn't been painted red yet by the crew. (00:05:10)

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Revealing mistake: When all the kids are in the diner just before Chunk knocks over the water jug, Mikey starts to bang on the ground with a bar. When Brand stops him, Mikey calls him by his real name Josh. This is verified on the DVD by Sean Astin himself, in the commentary. (00:40:40)

Other mistake: In the final scene where they are being asked what was the scariest part of the trip, Data replies "the octopus" when the scene containing the octopus was deleted. The scene is shown on the DVD's deleted Scenes. (01:47:00)

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Audio problem: When Chunk flags down the car for help, he finds Jake Fratelli, who begins to sing loudly in Italian. Chunk screams, and as we hear Jake continue singing, we see his reflection in the side-view mirror as he is smoking a cigarette silently. (00:49:00)

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Other mistake: When Troy is in the country club restroom and is sitting on the toilet, he has his trousers down around his ankles. When he gets shot up and crashes into the ceiling, you will notice he has red briefs on, but surely he would have pulled them down too... (00:51:20)

Revealing mistake: At the start, when Data is being pulled towards the chained orange drum, due to the angle of the close-up, we see that the soles of Data's Nikes are not actually touching the ground (since there is a rolling mechanism under his feet). Despite the fact that Data is quite inventive, we see in the next shot there's nothing attached to Data's Nikes. (00:03:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Mr. Perkins hands Brand the foreclosure papers and then when the two men walk away, the picket fence door is shut, but when Mikey is alone on the porch as he looks at the two men, that fence door is wide open. (00:21:10)

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Visible crew/equipment: After doing the Truffle Shuffle, when Chunk walks into the Walsh's house, the reflection of crew/equipment is visible in the window to the right. (00:08:15)

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Other mistake: With Andy weighing at least 100 lbs, surely Troy and the guys trying to pull "her" up would notice that a bucket carrying the sweater is nowhere near the weight of a person. Even if they filled it with coins from the wishing well, it still wouldn't come close to the weight of an actual person, regardless of how idiotic and pompous Troy and his two friends are.

Continuity mistake: On the deck of the Inferno, when Francis is tying up Andy's hands in the tight close-up, his gun holster is gone. (01:32:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Brand hangs upside down from the bar, we can see that the kitchen table and four chairs are right in front of the kitchen window. But when Mikey unrolls the map in the kitchen, Chunk, Data, Mikey and Mouth are standing directly in front of that kitchen window, which is completely impossible to do. (00:09:40 - 00:22:35)

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Continuity mistake: When the Fratellis make their escape in the ORV at the start, the windshield's rearview mirror disappears and then reappears. (00:03:00)

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Other mistake: When Andy plays the bone organ, the musical score on the back of the map clearly shows a melody consisting of single notes with only one or two chords. Still, Andy presses multiple keys on the organ to create chords EVERY time, not some single notes as the code shows. The code should not have worked if a person was playing only chords.

Continuity mistake: When Rosalita (black coat) pours the jewels into Mrs. Walsh's (beige coat) hands in the first close-up, the hand holding the jewels has long nails with colored nail polish. It cuts to a close-up of the Goonies looking down on that hand, and then cuts to a tighter close-up of just the hand holding the jewels, but now there is no nail polish on the thumbnail and the nail is shorter. (01:46:40)

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Continuity mistake: On the deck of the Inferno, when Mama is pulling the pearls from Mouth's mouth, Francis is tying up Andy's hands with black rope. When Mama asks, "Is that all?" the color of the rope is off-white, but it then changes back to the black rope in the following shots. (01:32:30)

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