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The Goonies: Past and Present

The Goonies: Past and Present

Goonies never say die, and—in our hearts at least—we can certainly say they’ll live on forever.

35 years separates these two photos. Everyone is instantly recognizable except for Chunk, whose look has improved over the years! Except that’s not Chunk!

The Goonies 1985

The Goonies 1985

The Goonies 2019

The Goonies 2019

The gentleman on the left is likely a fan and the photo was probably taken at a con. However, our statement about Chunk—real name Jeff Cohen who now works as a lawyer—stands true. Here he is as an adult.

Jeff Cohen

Jeff Cohen

And just because we love this sort of thing, we’re going to add in another fun bit of trivia from the movie. Do you remember at the end when everyone is on the beach an Data mentions the “giant octopus” but there wasn’t an octopus in the movie? Well there was! Except that scene was left on the cutting room floor, so including Data’s dialogue about it is a notable goof.

Curious what that scene entails? We’ve included it below.

A deleted scene from The Goonies that I wish should've stayed in the final film because Data mentioned the Octopus at the end of the movie but the Octopus did appear on the first edition VHS Release and on TV showings
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