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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

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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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: When Andy plays the final correct chord on the bone keys, the doorway opens and Brand rushes forward with nothing in his hands, as he grabs hold of the door's chain, but next close-up the lantern suddenly appears in his right hand. (01:22:10)

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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: In the attic, after Mikey finishes his story about One-Eyed Willy, in a close-up Chunk stands up and walks toward the frame which lies sideways between the crate and another frame. When it cuts to another close-up, his foot knocks over the now front facing framed Chester Copperpot news article. Next shot, when Chunk lifts it, the frame and taped back differ and the loose wire is now attached properly. (00:18:45)

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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: On Inferno's deck, when Sloth jumps rope with Francis and Jake, in the close-up of his feet he wears all black high-tops with black laces, but in the previous and following shots he wears black high-tops with white soles and laces.

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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: When Data shoots the blue suction dart at Mama Fratelli's gun, she drops the gun and when it falls below deck Jake's Sporto boot is seen on Mama's right (viewer's left), but in the previous and following shots Jake is standing to her left, beside Francis. (01:31:55)

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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

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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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: When Mouth walks into the Walsh's house, there is a jacket hanging on one of the four hooks in the hallway, but when Mouth opens the door and sees Chunk at the gate the jacket's gone. We know it didn't just fall down, because we can see the floor below the hooks in later shots. (00:06:25)

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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

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Continuity mistake: When Brand tells the others that the $50 bills are fake, Stef takes the newspaper with the Fratelli family mugshots off the post, from over the telephone. Then when Chunk gets the ice cream out of the freezer, the newspaper is back up on the post, but when the kids lift the dead body off the floor, the newspaper is missing from the post. Finally, in the shot just before Chunk shouts, "Guys, I'm stuck with the stiff," as the kids run into the fireplace, the tired newspaper is now lying on the printing press. (00:42:45 - 00:45:15)

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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: When Chunk waits to be let in at the gate, Mikey pulls the cord to release the bowling ball and there is a long blue handle (broom?) leaning against the window, but it isn't there in previous and following shots. (00:07:30)

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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: When Mama Fratelli says, "Follow me," and begins to walk along the side wall, past the skeleton's bone keys, her body faces the skeleton as she holds a large flashlight in her left hand and the wall with her right hand. Next overhead shot she is turned around to face the wall and the flashlight has switched hands. (01:24:10)

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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: Aboard the Inferno in One-Eyed Willy's quarters, when Brand says, "Don't know. Who cares?" he's holding a candlestick with a candle. When he fills his pockets with the riches in the previous and following close-ups, the candlestick style differs and it's loaded with melted wax. (01:30:25)

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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: When Mrs. Walsh, Rosalita and Mouth go back downstairs, after Mouth's interesting interpreter skills, in the first shot Rosalita holds her umbrella in her left hand upside down, but next shot it's in her right arm, right-side up. (00:12:25)

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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

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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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: Just after the police chase passes Chunk at the window, the lead police car swerves and hits the road block, knocking it over in the wideshot. Next close-up that swerved car stops right beside the road block, not touching it. (00:04:20)

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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

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Continuity mistake: Outside the lighthouse restaurant as the Fratellis drive away, when Andy and Stef surprise Brand, Mikey and the others, Mikey's yellow rain slicker has a tear a few inches long, at the back of his left sleeve, that mends itself in following shots. (00:36:45 - 00:41:15)

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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: At the end, when the Fratellis show up on the beach, Chunk and the others run over to Sloth to protect him and Chunk stands on a large boulder. The ground is rocky and the sand is brownish. When Chunk tells Sloth that he'll live with him, in the overhead close-up Chunk is now shorter than Sloth and the ground is pristine off-white sand. (01:44:10)

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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: Up in the bedroom, when Mikey jumps on Brand who's bench pressing, he grabs hold of the bar and his hand is on the outside, with Brand's on the inside, but close-up their hands have switched. (00:05:50)

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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

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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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

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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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16th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

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Continuity mistake: When Mrs. Walsh shows Rosalita the house, the attic door is open and we see that it opens at the left, with the wallpapered wall behind it and nothing in front of it except the banister. When Brand opens that door and the boys rush up, we see the wallpapered wall behind it, only this time the attic door opens at the right. (00:11:25 - 00:13:50)

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