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New Owner Has Big Plans for Goonies House

Superfan Behman Zakeri to host visitors, potentially overnight

(Newser) - After seeing The Goonies at the theater in 1985, 8-year-old Behman Zakeri visited neighbors asking whether he could search their basements for tunnels that might lead to hidden treasure. His obsession with the Steven Spielberg film hasn't faltered in the decades since—after all, Goonies never say die—which...

You Can Buy Goonies House for $1.7M
Goonies House in Oregon
Sells to a 'Goonie'

Goonies House in Oregon Sells to a 'Goonie'

Still-unidentified buyer pledges to preserve the beloved site

(Newser) - The listing agent for the Victorian home featured in the The Goonies film in Astoria, Oregon, says the likely new owner is a fan of the classic coming-of-age movie who promises to preserve and protect the landmark, per the AP . Jordan Miller of John L. Scott Real Estate said the...

Goonies Diehards Flood Oregon for 25th Anniversary
 Goonies Diehards 
 Flood Oregon for 
 25th Anniversary 

Goonies Diehards Flood Oregon for 25th Anniversary

'It's our time down here,' fans say

(Newser) - The Goonies came out 25 years ago this month and thousands of fans of the '80s favorite have flocked to the Oregon town where it was filmed to visit sites from the film, meet the cast, and maybe do a Truffle Shuffle or two. The mayor of Astoria—who was...

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