The Goonies

Audio problem: When Data turns on the 'bully blinders', the others are blinded by the light. As they follow him we hear Mouth shout, "Who is that? Oh Stef that's you, watch out! Data!" his mouth is not in sync with any of it. (00:48:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Mikey turns the 'triple stones' and triggers the large ball, the ball is stained and dull-colored when it begins to roll, then changes to a clean, high-gloss brown as it continues on the track, but reverts back to its original coloring when it falls. (01:10:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Chunk drops the frame with the map, in the shot looking down at the frame lying on the floor, there are five narrow planks of wood flooring under the frame, but next shot there are three wide planks. (00:16:10)

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Revealing mistake: Just as Mikey opens the front door for Data's entrance, the porch upper rail is seen right outside the doorway, with the chimes hanging from it. The problem here is the long wood plank at the top corner of the porch railing, that has been added to the decorative bracket that's seen in all other shots. (00:08:55)

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Continuity mistake: After Brand is given the foreclosure paperwork, when everyone goes inside except Mikey all the hanging plants at the side of the house are gone, but they're back when the kids leave on their bikes. (00:21:05 - 00:23:45)

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Continuity mistake: After Chunk walks in, when Mouth and Mikey kneel in front of the aquarium Mouth's white sock is visible, but when Chunk places the statue on the edge of the table and it falls, we see that Mouth's sock has vanished. (00:08:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Data explains that the skeleton is Chester Copperpot, Mikey is crouching beside the boulder that fell on Copperpot. In shots facing Mikey, he's holding the book and baseball card, but in shots facing Brand, Data and Mouth he is not. (00:54:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Mr. Walsh has the paper on Mr. Perkins back, the top paper reads "final notice" when Mouth turns to stop him from signing, but when it cuts to the close-up, that "final notice" top sheet is actually gone. (01:46:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Mrs. Walsh asks, "What is that?" pointing to the mess on the table, the bowl is filled with chips in the close-up, but when she walks out with Rosalita the bowl is nearly empty. (00:13:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Data places the cassette into the tapedeck and grabs hold of the bar on the zip-line, his palms face him as he takes off, but next shot as he slides down his palms face out. (00:08:50)

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Continuity mistake: After Mr. Walsh tears up the paperwork, when the reporter steps forward to ask if the jewels are real, Mouth stands right in front of him facing the other kids, but next shot Mouth instantly stands behind the kids, facing the reporter. This continues to go back and forth. (01:47:00)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Jake runs out of the County Jail, as the camera pans down when he shouts, "Francis, the lock," the moving boom's reflection is visible over the back door, and the camera's and cameraman's reflections are visible on the vehicle's surface, right behind Mama Fratelli. (00:01:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Brand, Andy and the rest enter the room with the fireplace and printing press, the water cooler is covered in cobwebs, but when Chunk knocks over the water bottle just about all the cobwebs are gone. (00:40:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Data shoots the blue suction dart at Mama Fratelli's gun, it leaves the stick behind still attached to his belt, but in the close-up of the gun the stick is attached to the suction cup and string. (01:31:50)

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Continuity mistake: At the start, in the second exterior shot of the Walsh's house, after the Fratellis drive past at the bottom of the hill, we see Mikey sitting outside his window beside the small, all black telescope. In the next interior shot the telescope is a different style, it is now grey/black and quite larger. (00:05:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Mikey opens Chester Copperpot's wallet, the wallet and what's inside differs between shots, as well as the way Mikey holds it. (00:54:55)

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Continuity mistake: In the cave, when Data does his 'slick shoes' there are metal plates attached to the back of his sneakers and strings which lead up the back of his pants, that instantly appear and disappear. (01:17:10)

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Continuity mistake: When the Fratellis first catch up with the Goonies in the cave, in the close-up Data turns to his right to face the Fratellis, but next wideshot he is turned to his left as he gestures to them. The other kids' positions change between shots as well. (01:17:30)

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Revealing mistake: When Chunk unknowingly flags down the ORV driven by the Fratelli brothers, as Francis drags Chunk to the back hatch there are cables that run from the ORV to the side of the road, off camera. These cables were not in the previous shot when the ORV first stopped.

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Continuity mistake: At the very end on the beach, Chunk is wearing a knit hat, but Mouth is not (he took his off earlier). Then in the shot looking up at the Goonies, who are circled around the hand holding the jewels, Mouth is now wearing a knit hat and Chunk's hat has vanished, but next shot they've switched back again. (01:46:30)

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Mikey: I swear on my life. They got...an it. A giant it. They got it chained to the wall and when it came into the light it was all gross and distorted and the parts were all mixed around.
Brand: Like your brain right, lame-o? Say good-bye to your little pals.

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Trivia: When Chunk calls the police the officer mentions 'those little creatures that multiply when touched by water'. This is of course Gremlins, which was also executive produced by Steven Spielberg and Corey Feldman has a role.

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Question: Heres something I never quite understood. Back in One-eyed Willie's day it seems they were Spanish speaking. What with the Spanish Armada and all. So why is it that the Treasure Map is written in Spanish, but rhymes in English?

Carl Missouri

Chosen answer: Well, his ship is hidden in America where the people spoke english, so perhaps it was done for the benefit of those who were most likely to find the map. Must have been his idea of a joke.Actually though, I'm betting it was the result of the filmmakers not thinking that through.

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