In this episode of What Happened to this Movie, we dicuss the vastly-different career paths of the actors who starred in The Goonies.
When Steve Spielberg’s The Goonies set sail in 1985, the world was unaware of the cast’s lasting appeal and power in the film industry. Featuring Hollywood legends like Josh Brolin, Sean Astin, Corey Feldman, Martha Plimpton, and Ke Huy Quan, The Goonies feels like a rare Hollywood treasure any pioneering filmmaker would endure boobytraps to have created.
In today’s video, we’ll explore The Goonies cast, including the fascinating twists and career moves of Feldman, Kerri Green, Jeff Cohen, Joe Pantoliano, Robert Davi, and Anne Ramsey. Regardless of where they ended up, The Goonies cast helped create one of Hollywood’s most iconic coming-of-age adventures to explore the silver screen. The Goonies’ legacy and influence on films that follow in its footsteps cannot be understated. Many filmmakers cite the nostalgic thrill ride as inspiration for The Monster Squad, Stranger Things, Super 8, Itand many more.
Join us as we explore the cast of The Gooniesfollowing many of the film’s stars throughout their varied careers, departures from the film industry, and more!
This episode is written (with Brad Hammerly), edited, produced, and narrated by Taylor James Johnson.