John Matuszak in The Goonies

The release of the Netflix series Stranger Things tapped into a place many of us had forgotten: the joy of the kid-focused adventure movie. While an excellent TV series on its own, this show felt inspired by some of the classic childhood adventure movies of the past. From Adventures in Babysitting to The NeverEnding Story, we longed for the days of watching children our own age embarking on an adventure far beyond our reach. And, the movie at the heart of such childhood adventures is The Goonies.

Released back in 1985, The Goonies became etched ...

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