Cowabunga! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Turns 25

Turtle power hit movie theaters on March 30, 1990 – exactly 25 years ago. While the quarter century that’s passed since then has seen four more theatrical Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles releases, three more TV series and countless items of turtle-related merchandise, that first movie stands as a landmark.

And even if you were one of those kids who lived and breathed TMNT, you might not know all the behind-the-scenes turtle trivia we’ve gathered together to celebrated the film’s 25th anniversary.

It’s darker than you might remember.

25 Years After the Family Ties Finale, Let's Remember Its Most Random Guest Stars

Goonies Sequel Is in the Works, Says Director

The Goonies sequel is finally happening!

The 1985 cult classic is being revived by the film’s director, Richard Donner, who tells TMZ, “We’re doing a sequel.”

6 Celebrities Describe Their Own Struggles with Heroin

While Philip Seymour Hoffman’s tragic death is the most recent to make headlines, heroin claimed the lives of many beloved artists, including Cory Monteith, Janis Joplin, River Phoenix and Chris Farley.

Other stars – from Angelina Jolie and Nicole Richie to Samuel L. Jackson – have admitted to dabbling if not struggling with the drug. And many have offered chilling personal accounts of their heroin use.

Dish & Tell: What Tori Spelling, Corey Feldman and More Revealed in Their Memoirs

Mara Wilson Lists Reasons Why Former Child Stars 'Go Crazy'

Despite the history of former child stars having trouble transitioning into adulthood – as evidenced by Britney Spears’s public meltdown in 2008, Lindsay Lohan’s ongoing troubles, and, most recently, the upheavals taking place in the life of Amanda Bynes – former child star Mara Wilson said she “had a generally good experience” standing

Corey Feldman Stares (Darkly) Right at You on Book Cover

From drug abuse to rehab to hanging out with Michael Jackson at Neverland, Corey Feldman has seen it all. But he’s never told the entire story – until now.

Feldman, 41, whose memoir, Coreyography, comes out this October, exudes that trouble and darkness on his face in the book’s cover photo, seen here first on PEOPLE.

“After a lifetime of rumors and misconceptions,” Feldman says, “I can finally set the record straight and tell my story the way it as meant to be told.”

Corey Feldman: A Goonies Sequel Is Possible

It’s been 25 years since Mikey, Mouth and the rest of The Goonies gang went on the ultimate onscreen treasure hunt, but the adventure may continue – in the form of a sequel.

Corey Feldman, who starred in the 1985 Warner Bros. box-office hit as Mouth, says that the original cast and crew, including executive producer and story writer Steven Spielberg, want to reunite on the big screen for part two.

Five Things You Didn't Know About The Goonies (Until Now)

Any true fan knows that Goonies never say die.

As the ’80s cult favorite The Goonies marks its quarter-century milestone, adoration for its misfit gang of treasure-hunting teens – including the not-yet-famous Josh Brolin and Sean Astin – is still alive and well.

QUOTED: What if Ben Stiller Had Been a 'Lost Boy'?

"Last time I saw a room full of so many talented faces was when I auditioned for The Lost Boys … It was between me, and Kiefer [Sutherland], and the two Corey’s [Haim and Feldman]. "

• Ben Stiller jokes about when he was young at the 12th Annual HollywoodLife Young Hollywood Awards in L.A. Thursday, adding “young now means that you’re 10-years old.”
– Reagan Alexander

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