The Sure Thing

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.


Domestic (100%)
Summary Details
DistributorMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
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1,115 theaters
Release DateMar 1, 1985
Running Time1 hr 40 min
GenresComedy Drama Romance
In Release306 days/43 weeks
Widest Release1,115 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Mar 1-35$3,124,782-1,115-$2,802$3,124,7821
Mar 8-104$2,894,217-7.4%1,086-29$2,665$6,869,9242
Mar 15-174$2,690,644-7%1,063-23$2,531$10,428,6293
Mar 22-249$1,805,776-32.9%837-226$2,157$13,012,1504
Apr 5-717$768,591-578-$1,329-6