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The Goonies Reviews

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June 24, 2006
While the pre-pubescents continually scream, their doting parents prove equally odious in a finale of astounding sentimentality.
July 26, 2002
I find nothing entertaining about kids screaming for two hours.
| Original Score: 0/5
September 8, 2001
Donner's direction of Spielberg's tale is noisy, choppy and surprisingly pedestrian.
Read More | Original Score: 61/100
April 18, 2007
...lacks charm, wit, or warmth, yet appears to remain a hit with children because of its frenetic pace, slapstick gags, goofy characters, and slightly naughty language.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
January 1, 2000
Loud music, even louder kids, loud sound effects make for one of the most annoying motion pictures ever made.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
November 6, 2010
For some, The Goonies is a classic, but for others the film is simply a mediocre kids' flick.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
June 4, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
April 15, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
November 18, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
July 17, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
June 8, 2005
All parceled up in one of those gooey 'money doesn't buy happiness' endings so beloved by multimillionaire producers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 24, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
February 1, 2007
It's a charmless exercise: director Richard Donner turns the kids into shrieking ferrets, and his jumpy cutting seems to lag behind the action deliberately in a curious attempt to make the film seem more chaotic and cluttered.
February 1, 2007
Nothing more than cookbook filmmaking.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 6, 2016
"The Goonies" is the kind of hyperactive peril-packed movie young audiences can't resist.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 8, 2015
The action at the center of Chris Columbus' script occasionally falters and generally feels manufactured, but the kids go about their chores as if convinced that all their make-believe is true.
July 29, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 23, 2004
The Goonies is a smooth mixture of the usual ingredients from Steven Spielberg action movies, made special because of the high-energy performances of the kids who have the adventures.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 10, 2001
Sometimes nostalgia overpowers common sense.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
September 17, 2002
One of the most memorable teen-movies of it's time
| Original Score: 4/5
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