This month’s Core Loot Crate theme is “Bite-Sized” and one of our features in this crate is The Goonies! In honor of the ragtag group of friends on the hunt for One-Eyed Willy’s treasure, we wanted to bring to you “5 Facts You May Not Have Known About The Goonies.”
According to Sean Astin, he was allowed to keep the treasure map used in the film. Several years later his mother Patty Duke discovered it, thought it was just a crinkled piece of paper, and threw it in the trash.
The pirate, One-Eyed Willy’s skull was actually made from real bone!
The Goonies marked the big screen debut of one of the biggest Marvel movie villains of all time, Thanos! Josh Brolin, at the age of 17 played Mikey’s older brother, the bandana clad Brand!
The pirate ship was entirely real. All the shots were filmed in the ship. After the film, it was offered to anyone who would take it. No one wanted it, so the ship was scrapped.
June 7th was officially declared “Goonies Day” by Willis Van Dusen, who was the mayor of Astoria at the time, during the 25th Anniversary Celebration in 2010.
How many of these fun facts did you know? You can find more fun trivia about The Goonies over on the IMDb Page! Also, don’t forget to pick up this month’s Core Loot Crate, featuring an exclusive piece of The Goonies themed merch by clicking here!