The Sure Thing

Type: New Blu-Ray



John Cusack (Say AnythingHigh FidelityGrosse Pointe BlankBetter Off Dead) plays down on his luck college freshman Walter Gibson in Rob Reiner's (When Harry Met SallyThe Princess BrideThis Is Spinal Tap) 1985 romantic comedy, The Sure Thing. When his best friend Lance (Anthony Edwards, Top Gun, TV's ERRevenge of the Nerds) writes from UCLA with the promise of the "sure thing" (Nicollette Sheridan, TV's Knot's Landing, TV's Desperate HousewivesSpy Hard), Walter apprehensively sets out on a cross country road trip to Los Angeles. He's joined by theater buff Gary Cooper (Tim Robbins, The Shawshank RedemptionMystic RiverBull Durham), Gary's overzealous girlfriend (Lisa Jane Persky, The Great SantiniThe Big Easy), and stuffy intellectual Alison Bradbury (Daphne Zuniga, Spaceballs, TV's Melrose Place, TV's One Tree Hill). In true '80s fashion, hijinks and adventure ensue as Walter's quest becomes one of self-discovery in this beloved and timeless coming-of-age classic. This edition is loaded with special features including: Road to The Sure Thing, Casting The Sure Thing, Reading The Sure Thing, Dressing The Sure Thing, Audio Commentary with Director Rob Reiner, and the Original Theatrical Trailer.


  • Year: 1985
  • Runtime: 95 Minutes
  • Subtitles: Optional English
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Video: Color
  • Sound: Stereo