Richard Donner’s adventure comedy The Goonies is another Amblin Entertainment production making it to the top 10 of box office hits in 1985. The script is written by Chris Columbus, based on a story by Steven Spielberg.
The gang of children searching for a pirate treasure is played by Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Corey Feldman, Martha Plimpton, Jeff Cohen, Kerri Green and Ke Huy Quan (fresh fom Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom).
In the Cyndi Lauper music video Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough that is made for promotional purposes, Steven Spielberg can be seen in a cameo.
The film’s success leads to an oft-repeated rumor of a sequel or a musical adaptation.