About The Goonies
Set in the Pacific Northwest, a group of young teens who call themselves The Goonies discover an ancient map. They set out on an adventure to find a legendary pirate’s long-lost treasure. They hope to use the spoils of the treasure to save their home from a corporate developer. Along the way they cross paths with a notorious crime family, make a new friend and evade numerous booby traps.
This parent guide is designed to help you determine if this film is appropriate for your family.
Best for: Ages 10 and up
A police chase with shooting
Characters are tortured
Characters discover a dead body
Skeletal remains are seen
Several uses of “s–t,” “bulls–t,” “damn,” “goddamn,” “ass” and “hell”
A few characters kiss
A male character tries to look up the skirt of a female character
Several crude references made by teen characters
A scene that shows a statues male genitalia
Characters a seen smoking cigarettes and alcohol
Children are often in perilous situations
This 1985 cult classic is an action packed pirate adventure that is sure to capture the hearts of kids young and old. The film may be too intense or inappropriate for younger children. There is occasional language and mature references which may not be suitable for some audiences. The children are also often being chased or caught in perilous situations that some children may find stressful. However, the overall story is very heartwarming and inspirational.