The Goonies

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)

dabears51907

Revealing mistake: On Inferno's deck, when Data takes a stand against the Fratellis before he shoots the blue suction dart/string, the close-up of his utility belt is the same one seen at the start when he practices on the orange drum. Note the differences in the background and clothing/inventions under the coat. (01:31:50)

Super Grover

Revealing mistake: When the bats escape from the fireplace, it's obvious they are just black pieces of material.

Revealing mistake: When the floor crumbles from under Mouth we see a shot looking up from the pit to him leaning back trying to keep his balance. If you look closely you can see him kneeling on the ground helping him to lean back further.

Revealing mistake: When Francis Fratelli is trying to pick up the gun as the Goonies are escaping from the organ, you can see the rocks shaking each time he drops the gun on the ground.

Revealing mistake: After Chunk smashes the statue and Mikey tries to put the penis back on it, we can see the statue is fake and is just made of rubber. When Mikey pushes the penis against the statue, the statue bends inwards slightly. (00:09:25)

Casual Person

Revealing mistake: When Stef blindsides Mama Fratelli with a punch to the face, you can see Mama Fratelli reach up and grab her face before the punch lands. (01:34:30)

Phaneron

Revealing mistake: When Mikey is on the balcony he turns towards Bran to hug him, and then Bran carries Mikey all the way to back of the balcony. During that whole time there are leaves falling from the sky. All the trees are outside of their picket fence and lower than their balcony roof. So they must have had crew on the roof throwing leaves down for the effect. (00:21:10 - 00:21:40)

Houma R L Dave

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)

Super Grover

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Data: Holy S-H-I-T!

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Trivia: In the end where the kids meet up with their family on the beach, Chunk's sister in the movie is actually his real-life sister.

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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.

Phixius

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