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The Goonies

35th ANNIVERSARY SCREENING. A band of kids who live in the "Goon Docks" neighborhood of Astoria, Oregon, attempt to save their homes from demolition, and, in doing so, discover an old Spanish map that leads them on an adventure to unearth the long-lost fortune of One-Eyed Willy, a legendary 17th-century pirate. During the entire adventure, they are chased by a family of criminals, who also want the treasure for themselves. “Superman” and “Lethal Weapon” director Richard Donner’s classic adventure family film with a story by and executive produced by Steven Spielberg launched the careers of many young talent including Sean Astin (“Lord of the Rings” trilogy) and Josh Brolin (“No Country For Old Men”) in their first film roles.

About the Director/Writer:

Richard Donner was born on April 24, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard D. Schwartzberg. He is a director and producer, known for Superman (1978), Ladyhawke (1985) and Lethal Weapon (1987). He has been married to Lauren Shuler Donner since November 27, 1986.

Cast & Crew:

Director:Richard Donner

Screenwriter: Chris Columbus, Steven Spielberg  

Cast: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman, Ke Huy Quan, Martha Plimpton, Kerri Green, Robert Davi, Joe Pantoliano, Anne Ramsay, John Matuszak, Mary Ellen Trainor

Producers: Harvey Bernhard, Richard Donner

Executive Producers: Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Steven Spielberg

Cinematographer: Nick McLean

Editor: Michael Kahn, Steven Spielberg

Film info:

Section:  Special Anniversary Screening

Year: 1985

Length: 114 minutes

Language: English

Country: USA

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