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The Sure Thing (1985)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $18,136,000Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,542 $18,136,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,552 $18,136,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 919 $18,136,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,091 $18,136,000

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 1st, 1985 (Wide) by Embassy
Video Release: March 24th, 2015 by Shout Factory
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,350 $45,173 Jun 7, 1985 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 968 $128,278 May 31, 1985 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,048 $142,271 May 24, 1985 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,032 $191,851 May 17, 1985 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,418 $148,688 May 10, 1985 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,644 $157,206 May 3, 1985 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,402 $285,338 Apr 26, 1985 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,354 $446,582 Apr 19, 1985 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,802 $446,618 Apr 12, 1985 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,859 $768,591 Apr 5, 1985 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,645 $676,277 Mar 29, 1985 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,298 $1,805,776 Mar 22, 1985 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,469 $2,690,644 Mar 15, 1985 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 3,107 $2,894,217 Mar 8, 1985 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,649 $3,124,782 Mar 1, 1985 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,599 1,115 Mar 1, 1985 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,112 $18,136,000 Mar 1, 1985 0

Cast

   Walter (Gib) Gibson
Tim Robbins    Gary Cooper
Anthony Edwards    Lance
Larry Hankin    Trucker
Daphne Zuniga    Alison Bradbury
Lisa Jane Persky    Mary Ann Webster
Nicollette Sheridan    The Sure Thing
Richard Hamilton    Bartender

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Casting Director    Janet Hirshenson
Casting Director    Jane Jenkins
Music Editor    Kenneth Karman

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/03/01 5 $3,124,782   1,115 $2,802   $3,124,782 3
1985/03/08 4 $2,894,217 -7% 1,086 $2,665   $6,869,924 10
1985/03/15 4 $2,690,644 -7% 1,063 $2,531   $10,428,629 17
1985/03/22 9 $1,805,776 -33% 837 $2,157   $13,012,150 24
1985/03/29 18 $676,277 -63% 382 $1,770   $14,163,457 31
1985/04/05 18 $768,591 +14% 578 $1,330   $15,249,297 38
1985/04/12 21 $446,618 -42% 373 $1,197   $16,034,157 45
1985/04/19 20 $446,582 n/c 376 $1,188   $16,518,279 52
1985/04/26 22 $285,338 -36% 253 $1,128   $16,930,000 59
1985/05/03 26 $157,206 -45% 167 $941   $17,198,347 66
1985/05/10 27 $148,688 -5% 170 $875   $17,391,265 73
1985/05/17 24 $191,851 +29% 171 $1,122   $17,655,537 80
1985/05/24 23 $142,271 -26% 122 $1,166   $17,857,951 87
1985/05/31 20 $128,278 -10% 144 $891   $18,028,587 94
1985/06/07 21 $45,173 -65% 68 $664   $18,135,531 101

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/03/01 5 $3,975,707   1,115 $3,566   $3,975,707 7
1985/03/08 4 $3,762,278 -5% 1,086 $3,464   $7,737,985 14
1985/03/15 4 $3,468,389 -8% 1,063 $3,263   $11,206,374 21
1985/03/22 10 $2,280,806 -34% 837 $2,725   $13,487,180 28
1985/03/29 17 $993,526 -56% 382 $2,601   $14,480,706 35
1985/04/05 17 $1,106,833 +11% 578 $1,915   $15,587,539 42
1985/04/12 20 $484,158 -56% 373 $1,298   $16,071,697 49
1985/04/19 19 $572,965 +18% 376 $1,524   $16,644,662 56
1985/04/26 22 $396,479 -31% 253 $1,567   $17,041,141 63
1985/05/03 25 $201,436 -49% 167 $1,206   $17,242,577 70
1985/05/10 25 $221,109 +10% 170 $1,301   $17,463,686 77
1985/05/17 20 $251,994 +14% 171 $1,474   $17,715,680 84
1985/05/24 20 $184,629 -27% 122 $1,513   $17,900,309 91
1985/05/31 16 $190,049 +3% 144 $1,320   $18,090,358 98

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records