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  • The Sure Thing (1985)
  • PG-13
    100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Sure Thing (1985)
PG-13
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Walter Gibson is a university freshman going through a dry spell. His old buddy arranges a "sure thing" for him in California. Gibson and his classmate Allison then take a long road trip out to Cali, and both foil each other's plans.
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Steve Bloom (as Steven L. Bloom) | Jonathan Roberts
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Release date
Mar 1, 1985 (United States)

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Cast

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42 cast members
Name Known for
John Cusack
Walter 'Gib' Gibson Walter 'Gib' Gibson   See fewer
Daphne Zuniga
Alison Bradbury Alison Bradbury   See fewer
Tim Robbins
Gary Cooper Gary Cooper   See fewer
Lisa Jane Persky
Mary Ann Webster Mary Ann Webster   See fewer
Viveca Lindfors
Professor Taub Professor Taub   See fewer
Nicollette Sheridan
The Sure Thing The Sure Thing   See fewer
Sarah Buxton
Sharon Sharon   See fewer
Krystal Richards
Girl in Photo Girl in Photo   See fewer
John Putch
Mastin Mastin   See fewer
Steve Pink
Football Player Football Player   See fewer
Tracy Reiner
Alison's Friend Alison's Friend   See fewer
Martin J. Layton
Frat Guy (as Marty Layton) Frat Guy (as Marty Layton)   See fewer
Amy Resnick
Marsha Marsha   See fewer
Garry Goodrow
Pick-Up Driver Pick-Up Driver   See fewer
Robert Snively
Bus Station Clerk Bus Station Clerk   See fewer
Carmen Filpi
Bus Station Bum Bus Station Bum   See fewer
Richard Hamilton
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
George Memmoli
Man in Bar Man in Bar   See fewer
Stephanie Blake
Barmaid (as Rosalind Moreland) Barmaid (as Rosalind Moreland)   See fewer
Sunshine Parker
Cowboy Guy Cowboy Guy   See fewer
Fran Ryan
Lady in Car Lady in Car   See fewer
Teresa Baxter
Rose Lady Rose Lady   See fewer
Larry Hankin
Trucker Trucker   See fewer
Jimmy Baron
Guy at Frat Party Guy at Frat Party   See fewer
Julie Ow
Girl in Sarong Girl in Sarong   See fewer
Noelle Williams
Katherine Katherine   See fewer
Tamara Carrera
Fantasy Girl (uncredited) Fantasy Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
David Connella
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
Helen Kelly
Bar Girl (uncredited) Bar Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Joy Michelle Moore
Hot Party Girl (uncredited) Hot Party Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
John Richard Petersen
Frat Guy on Stairs (uncredited) Frat Guy on Stairs (uncredited)   See fewer
Christopher Rydell
Charlie (uncredited) Charlie (uncredited)   See fewer
Chris Tashima
Frat Guy at Punch Bowl (uncredited) Frat Guy at Punch Bowl (uncredited)   See fewer
Fel Tengonciang
Classroom Student (uncredited) Classroom Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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