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The Goonies (Blu-ray)

Featuring: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin & Jeff B. Cohen

Format: Blu-ray | Rating: 12 years & over

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  A thrill to watch!

| | See all Evildead69's reviews (3)

This one is one of my favourite movies of all time! The Goonies sends me back to my childhood in the 80's! Excellent movie and this bluray edition is great! Excellent definition! What are you waiting for? Buy it and watch it in a raining afternoon...

  Boom!!

| | See all Nicklad1982's reviews (1)

Defeinetly worth the upgrade to blu-ray. Although not every scene is perfect, i would say 80% is and makes it stand out! Well worth a viewing!

  Fantastic transfer

| | See all tuco1808's reviews (12)

The is a superb audio and visual transfer of Goonies. It's never looked better. No grain, clear soundtrack and effects, vivid colours. So many classic 70s and 80s films have disappointed on bluray. This is not one of them.

  Got to have this film people lol

| | See all sphere78's reviews (28)

Ok so if you dont have this film already you have to buy it it is so great. if you have kids they will love it " hey you guys "

  goonies adventure

| | See all duffman1's reviews (1)

the story alone is worth 5 stars,now onto the blu ray,it is very clear given that the film is 25years old,should be in your collection if you are over 30 and have kids.

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  childhood classic

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Mikey, Chunk, Mouth and Data the Goonies are here. Fantastic family advenutre which still holds its own now with all the latest offerings. This film can be watched over and over again as you will never get bored of it. Brilliant story and acting and watch out for Sloth he might just surprise you. Fantastic entertainment a must have for anyone

  I wanna be a Goonie!!

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After watching this movie, EVERY kid in the world wanted to be a Goonie and I was one of them!!
This film is brilliant and it brings back so many memories when watching this 80's classic again. Richard Donner did a great job of this movie and it's so funny!!

The Blu ray transfer is not that bad considering this is 25 years old!! The sound is not that bad either. The extras are the same as the DVD Edition but it's still great that it's had the Blu ray treatment!!

  Good movie

| | See all DEEVOScranium's reviews (52)

Firstly,the Goonies is awesome, i remember this when i was a kid back in the day and have loved it ever since.
Look,a lot of people take blu-ray too seriously and just waffle on about a load of non-sense,i have a lot of blu-rays and i can tell straight away if the picture is good or bad,its not hard is it?
If you already have this on DVD i would not buy this as its almost identical with not much of a better picture,although there is more resolution its still not worth a double dip.
Obviously,if you dont have the DVD then snap this up as fast as you can.

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  A Top 80's Family Movie

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Spielberg produced an enthralling rollercoaster family movie. Somehow, maybe nostalgia, the more modern films dont seem to compete when it comes to true family adventure. The film has good pace.

It surprised me to realise this old family movie actually has one expletive word that repeats often. As a parent you may want to consider if you find this acceptable before letting you kids watch.

As for the Bluray version, what are the benefits? I personally picked this up cheap, but the price seems to fluctuate. If you have the DVD I see no point in buying this. The sounds, as many older blurays, are enhanced but seem to bassy, even on my Sony amp with the bass turned right down. The picture is certainly better than VHS, and a touch better than DVD - noting an good upscaler cannot fix.

The picture is good considering its age, you need to ignore some of the other reviews here, taking anything off film and onto digital (HD) requires conversion, and remember this conversion is actually downscaling the quality off film. The proof in the pudding is: a) how well is the conversion done, b) how good was the original recording, c) how well has the physical film aged. As I grew up watching 80s movies and their grainy affect, it doesnt bother me, but the younger generation might complain. I find it common the older 80s movies look less sharp than more recent stuff ,, this is probably due to age of the physical film (has it been played 100 times for TV) and it was very common for 80s movies to have the added Soften Touch, obviously you cannot completely remove this effect ,, so accept it for what it is and enjoy. Its not that bad, for instance at the start of the movie you can really see the sweat beads on the lads head as he exercises - you would never have seen this on a VHS through your CRT.

The overall movie is brilliant, great story line and endless fun to the end. A Must See movie, certainly in my top 5 family movies to watch.

Film: 5/5
BD over DVD: 2/5

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