The Goonies

Visible crew/equipment: When Mr. Walsh rips up the foreclosure paperwork, the reflector screen is reflected in his glasses. (01:46:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Chunk and Rosalita are eyeballing each other regarding the statue, there are colored curtains and sheer white curtains hanging from white rods on the two windows behind Chunk (behind the recliner). When Mikey unrolls the map in his kitchen, through the doorway we see that the sheer curtains are gone and now there are shades behind the colored curtains. (00:12:30 - 00:22:25)

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Revealing mistake: After dropping the frame and breaking the glass, in the close-up of Chunk's arm removing the map from the frame, the arm is larger and much older looking – note the wrinkled elbow and thin arm/hand, whereas Chunk's elbow has puckers at the joint and he has short and chubby arms/hands. (00:16:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Brand says, "Why couldn't I have had a little sisterÂ…instead of that?" it cuts to Mikey as he raises his left arm to the 'triple stones', but next close-up it's his right arm that is raised. (01:10:20)

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Other mistake: After the kids find Chester Copperpot's skeleton, Mikey picks up Copperpot's book and finds the Gehrig baseball card inside. When Mikey turns the card over it's the 1973 Topps Lou Gehrig All-Time Grand Slam Leader #472 (which has nine players' grand slam stats listed on the back of the card, that includes Hank Aaron who started playing MLB in 1954). The problem is Copperpot was reported as missing in 1935, but this specific Topps baseball card (now well known) was issued in 1973, nearly 40 years after Copperpot's death via the pirate booby trap. (00:54:30)

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Revealing mistake: When Brand moves the rock and hundreds of bats fly, note that the blatant fake rock has a chunk of painting missing, revealing the white material underneath.

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Other mistake: The Fratellis catch up with the Goonies near the waterfall. Francis shoots his gun upwards but the rocks that fall on him come from behind him.

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Revealing mistake: Right in the beginning car chase when Josh Brolin's name is on the screen the car runs under a tree and the shadow of that tree cast over the car shows the stuntman driving, not mama Fratelli. (00:03:00)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Sean finds that dirty old treasure map in the attic and tells them all the story about one-eyed Willy, behind Brandon and Mouth you can see some visible camera crew with a camera edging away from them in the shadows. (00:17:50)

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Continuity mistake: While the Fratelli's carry the corpse bag, the hood on Mike's yellow raincoat changes positions between shots.

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Revealing mistake: When Data falls into the hole and is saved by his Pinchers of Peril, which is attached through his left sleeve, the real stunt cable behind him is visible. (01:11:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Data shoots the suction dart at the orange drum, he stands in front of grey drums and other junk, but in the close-up as Data opens the belt's dart compartment, the area behind him is completely different. (00:03:50)

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Continuity mistake: During the jail escape, when Jake is trying to open the locked door, there is a close-up of Mama Fratelli shouting, "Jake, up!" and we see a police cruiser parked on her left. When they leave, in the overhead shot that space is empty, but next shot a vehicle is there, though it isn't a police cruiser. (00:01:55)

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Continuity mistake: When the kids first see the Inferno, in the wideshot facing all of them, Brand stands between Stef and Mouth with Data and Mikey off to the side, but next shot facing the ship Brand is now at the other side hugging Mikey. (01:23:50)

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Continuity mistake: When the kids first see the the skeleton bone keys, Stef and Andy are arm in arm with each other, but next shot facing the skeleton Stef is standing behind Andy. (01:18:15)

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Continuity mistake: When the first police car makes a U-turn, to chase the Fratellis, the squad car's front passenger window is rolled up, as the officer's hands are on the steering wheel. But in the next interior shot, facing that window, it's rolled down - there's even a black wire hanging over the bottom of the open window, to the left. (00:02:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Mouth goes down the hole in the fireplace passageway, the cooler base is right beside the fireplace, but when Mikey pushes Data and his backpack into the hole, the base is farther away. When Brand pulls the log holder over the hole the base is back, right beside him, but when Chunk heads for the basement window the base is farther away again. (00:45:45 - 00:47:20)

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Continuity mistake: In the first overhead shot of Chester Copperpot, his entire ribcage and his right arm bone are visible. In the following shots the boulder lies more than halfway up his ribcage and the arm bone is not visible any longer. (00:53:35)

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Continuity mistake: When the Fratellis drive away from the Lighthouse Lounge with the corpse wrapped in the black plastic, the boys duck down behind a rock and a large piece of driftwood. Their positions are completely different between the front and back shots. (00:36:45)

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Continuity mistake: There is a rather tall plant beside the Walsh's front door, in the corner, that keeps moving from the corner to the front of the draperies, then back again, throughout the early scenes. (00:06:50)

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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 confesses to the Fratellis and starts crying, child actor Jeff Cohen had to think of his mother dying to generate tears.

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