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Did anyone watch the goonies at the weekend?

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Virgil Wed 15-Aug-12 18:54:02

Bizarrely I had been thinking about the Goonies even though I haven't seen it for years and years. I thought DS1 (7) might enjoy it but can't remember it well
Enough to recall whether it might be a bit scary. From my distant memory i think it would be ok. Any views?

justtryingtodomybest Wed 15-Aug-12 18:58:12

It's a while since I've seen it but I don't think it's particularly scary

Virgil Wed 15-Aug-12 18:58:58

No I didn't think so but apparently in the US it's a 12 certificate

topsmart Wed 15-Aug-12 18:59:52

Hey you guys!
Love this film.

There's the bit where chunk gets locked in a closet with a dead body, and sloth is a bit startling at first - but all the funny/adventure bits distracted my 5 year old dd from this, she loved it.

cookielove Wed 15-Aug-12 19:04:43

I love this film, could watch it over and over again (and i can cause i own it) I agree with topsmart the part with the dead body is not nice, and the part with Sloth gave me the heebie geebies for years later even now i fast forward through that bit!! blush

EldonAve Wed 15-Aug-12 19:26:31

My kids 5 & 7 love it
they watched it on tv - we had it on VHS & it's PG
but the DVD is a 12 - apparently cos of the faked hanging in the beginning

Haribojoe Wed 15-Aug-12 19:28:01

My eldest DC (7 & 4) love the Goonies, the only bit they found frightening is when the boy and girl kiss grin

Virgil Wed 15-Aug-12 19:59:42

I might get it and watch it first. I'm pretty sure they'd love it smile

TheWalkingDead Wed 15-Aug-12 21:56:27

I love 'The Goonies' - brilliant film. I'd say it depends on your DS - does he watch things like Dr Who, because I think some of them are a bit freaky...well they freak me out anyway!

Hey you guys!!! I'm going to borrow it from my brother and watch it this weekend.

5madthings Wed 15-Aug-12 21:59:51

the goonies is a classic film! the 4 madboys love it! as do i grin

peeriebear Wed 15-Aug-12 22:11:00

One Eyed Willy used to freak me out a bit but on the whole it's fab grin a nice balance of peril and fun!

Gabeesh Thu 16-Aug-12 23:55:29

Truffle shuffle!!!!

That bit with the statue's willy used to make me laugh like a drain when I was about 7.

boogiewoogie Fri 17-Aug-12 22:28:04

I watched it the other day. DS (7) hadn't gone to bed yet so I let him watch it and he really enjoyed it too.It was probably my most watched and favourite film on VHS as a child.

On another note, does anyone think that Kerri Green/Andy (Brand's girlfriend) looks a bit like Emma Watson as Hermione Granger?

Glossynotflossy Sat 12-Jan-13 20:19:59

I love it. The fratelies still scare me!

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