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6 fun facts about “The Goonies”


If you consider the movie The Goonies one of the high points of your childhood moviegoing experiences, we hate to break it to you but you’re old now.

In honor of its twenty-seventh birthday *gasp*, Buzzfeed has found six things you might not know about one of the best adventure movies of all time (and the reason plenty of adults still dream of having a zipline in their backyard).

Corey Haim Was Almost “Mouth”

Corey Haim and Corey Feldman met in the waiting room during the auditions for The Goonies. Both Coreys were auditioning for the same part.

“Sloth” Was A Pro-Football Player

John Matuszak, who played Sloth, was an NFL defensive linesman playing for the Oakland Raiders until 1981. While The Goonies was his most famous roles, he popped up in a few other 80s movies including the John Cusack / Demi Moore classic One Crazy Summer.

Full story at Buzzfeed.

Classic movies.

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