The Goonies is a classical ensemble picture. As with stories involving a group of people, there is always one primary character, a main protagonist. He makes a majority of the critical decisions. However, many of them are made with the assistance of his companions, and all of the characters have arcs as the story moves to its conclusion.
LOGLINE: Action/Adventure – Two brothers and their gang of friends go on an adventure in search of pirate treasure that could save their homes from foreclosure.
ACT ONE GOAL: Mikey Walsh wants to convince his friends to go on an improbable search for pirate treasure to save their homes.