Steven Spielberg Reveals 'Goonies' Prank That Turned The Director 'White As A Sheet'

Written by on April 28, 2020

Not each little bit of “Goonies” hijinks was caught on digicam. 

Throughout a “Goonies” reunion on Josh Gad’s “Reunited Aside” YouTube channel, Steven Spielberg, who was government producer of the long-lasting movie, stated he pulled a prank on director Richard Donner after filming was full. 

Spielberg talked about that Donner had been trying ahead to a break from the “excessive vitality” youth solid. 

“Richard stored saying, ‘Oh, my God, I acquired two weeks to go, and I can’t wait to complete and I’m going to go to my home in Hawaii, and I’m gonna get away from all of this noise. It’s extraordinary and I really like ’em to items, however I can’t stand it anymore,’” Spielberg recalled.

So when filming was completed, Spielberg secretly despatched all the solid to Hawaii ― and proper to Donner’s home.

“Earlier than Dick ever landed, all of them confirmed up in his front room,” he stated. 

Martha Plimpton, who performed Stef within the 1985 movie, remembered the second Donner noticed them.  

“He dropped to his knees,” she stated. “He went white as a sheet. We thought we’d given him a coronary.”

Together with Spielberg, Donner and Plimpton, Gad reunited Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Corey Feldman, Ke Huy Quan, Jeff Cohen, Robert Davi, Joe Pantoliano, Chris Columbus and Cyndi Lauper in a fundraiser for The Heart for Catastrophe Philanthropy.

Take a look at the complete “Goonies” reunion beneath (and discover out why a sequel nonetheless hasn’t occurred): 


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