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The Sure Thing (1985)

PG-13
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A college student plans a cross-country trip to get laid, but ends up traveling with a young woman. They hate each other, so naturally...
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Steve Bloom (as Steven L. Bloom) | Jonathan Roberts
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$4,500,000
Opening weekend
$3,124,782
Gross (US & Canada)
$18,135,531
Gross (World)
$18,135,531
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Mar 1, 1985 (United States)

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42 cast members
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John Cusack
Walter 'Gib' Gibson Walter 'Gib' Gibson   See fewer
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Daphne Zuniga
Alison Bradbury Alison Bradbury   See fewer
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Tim Robbins
Gary Cooper Gary Cooper   See fewer
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Lisa Jane Persky
Mary Ann Webster Mary Ann Webster   See fewer
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Viveca Lindfors
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Nicollette Sheridan
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Sharon Sharon   See fewer
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Krystal Richards
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John Putch
Mastin Mastin   See fewer
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Steve Pink
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Tracy Reiner
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Martin J. Layton
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Garry Goodrow
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Robert Snively
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Carmen Filpi
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Richard Hamilton
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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George Memmoli
Man in Bar Man in Bar   See fewer
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Stephanie Blake
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Sunshine Parker
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Fran Ryan
Lady in Car Lady in Car   See fewer
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Jimmy Baron
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Julie Ow
Girl in Sarong Girl in Sarong   See fewer
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Noelle Williams
Katherine Katherine   See fewer
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Tamara Carrera
Fantasy Girl (uncredited) Fantasy Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Connella
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Kelly
Bar Girl (uncredited) Bar Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joy Michelle Moore
Hot Party Girl (uncredited) Hot Party Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Richard Petersen
Frat Guy on Stairs (uncredited) Frat Guy on Stairs (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charlie (uncredited) Charlie (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 17,737 votes