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The Sure Thing (1985)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $18,136,000Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,610 $18,136,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,693 $18,136,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 788 $18,136,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 956 $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

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 GrossWeek
1985/03/01 5 $3,124,782   1,115 $2,802   $3,124,782 1
1985/03/08 4 $2,894,217 -7% 1,086 $2,665   $6,869,924 2
1985/03/15 4 $2,690,644 -7% 1,063 $2,531   $10,428,629 3
1985/03/22 9 $1,805,776 -33% 837 $2,157   $13,012,150 4
1985/03/29 18 $676,277 -63% 382 $1,770   $14,163,457 5
1985/04/05 18 $768,591 +14% 578 $1,330   $15,249,297 6
1985/04/12 21 $446,618 -42% 373 $1,197   $16,034,157 7
1985/04/19 20 $446,582 n/c 376 $1,188   $16,518,279 8
1985/04/26 22 $285,338 -36% 253 $1,128   $16,930,000 9
1985/05/03 26 $157,206 -45% 167 $941   $17,198,347 10
1985/05/10 27 $148,688 -5% 170 $875   $17,391,265 11
1985/05/17 24 $191,851 +29% 171 $1,122   $17,655,537 12
1985/05/24 23 $142,271 -26% 122 $1,166   $17,857,951 13
1985/05/31 20 $128,278 -10% 144 $891   $18,028,587 14
1985/06/07 21 $45,173 -65% 68 $664   $18,135,531 15

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1985/03/01 5 $3,975,707   1,115 $3,566   $3,975,707 1
1985/03/08 4 $3,762,278 -5% 1,086 $3,464   $7,737,985 2
1985/03/15 4 $3,468,389 -8% 1,063 $3,263   $11,206,374 3
1985/03/22 10 $2,280,806 -34% 837 $2,725   $13,487,180 4
1985/03/29 17 $993,526 -56% 382 $2,601   $14,480,706 5
1985/04/05 17 $1,106,833 +11% 578 $1,915   $15,587,539 6
1985/04/12 20 $484,158 -56% 373 $1,298   $16,071,697 7
1985/04/19 19 $572,965 +18% 376 $1,524   $16,644,662 8
1985/04/26 22 $396,479 -31% 253 $1,567   $17,041,141 9
1985/05/03 25 $201,436 -49% 167 $1,206   $17,242,577 10
1985/05/10 25 $221,109 +10% 170 $1,301   $17,463,686 11
1985/05/17 20 $251,994 +14% 171 $1,474   $17,715,680 12
1985/05/24 20 $184,629 -27% 122 $1,513   $17,900,309 13
1985/05/31 16 $190,049 +3% 144 $1,320   $18,090,358 14

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