Goonies Quotes

Monday, April 25 by Edward Swanson

Even if you didn’t grow up in the 1980s, “Goonies” quotes often make their way into conversations. The movie introduced a number of sayings into pop culture, and it spotlighted the careers of Sean Astin and Martha Plimpton.

  1. Jerk alert!” Mouth shouts this greeting throughout the movie. It is one of the most memorable “Goonies” quotes.
  2. “First you gotta do the Truffle Shuffle.” Mouth directs Chunk to do a special dance before he’ll pay attention to him. Chunk jumps up on a tree trunk, lifts his shirt, and jiggles his belly fat.
  3. I have the key to One-Eyed Willy." Chunk reads the line from an old newspaper. Chester Copperpot claimed he knew where One-Eyed Willy, a famous pirate, hid the stolen treasure.
  4. “I'm going to hit you so hard when you wake up your clothes are going to be out of style.”Brand threatens Mikey after being trapped in a chair by the kids. The maneuver allows the Goonies to escape and begin their adventure.
  5. “Turn off your brain, alright?” This line is one  of the most popular "Goonies" quotes. Mikey tells Chunk to calm down after hearing gunshots at the restaurant. Mikey believes that pots dropping caused the sudden noise.
  6. You know I got some naked pictures of your mom, taking a bath.” Mouth entices Chunk to a fight. After he says this line, Chunk charges at him. Mouth steps aside, and Chunk successfully breaks down the door so The Goonies can enter.
  7. “Why don't we just pour chocolate all over the floor and let Chunk eat his way through?” Mouth suggests using Chunk’s appetite to break through the floor of the restaurant in order to find the treasure. Chunk feels insulted by the suggestion.
  8. “I feel like I'm babysitting, except I'm not getting paid.” Stef utters the line in exasperation at dealing with the antics of Chunk and the other Goonies at the restaurant.
  9. “He better not have broken those chains again. I'm not going back to the zoo for another set.” Mama Fratelli worries that Sloth may have escaped after she and the sons find the restaurant basement in disarray.
  10. “In fourth grade I stole my Uncle Max's toupee and I glued it on my face when I played Moses in my Hebrew school play.” After Chunk witnesses how Mama Fratelli pulverized a tomato in the blender, he fearfully provides a detailed confession of his life.