Full Cast & Crew - The Sure Thing (1985)
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The Sure Thing (1985)

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Taglines: He's onto a sure thing . . . but ends up on the funniest journey to romance you've ever seen.

Director: Rob Reiner

Writers: Steve Bloom, Jonathan Roberts

Stars: John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga, Anthony Edwards, Boyd Gaines, ...

College freshman Walter (Gib) Gibson decides to go cross country to visit his friend in California during winter break. Awaiting there is a bikini-clad babe whom his friend assures him is a "sure thing". Meanwhile, Allison, a cute (but somewhat retentive) girl at Gib's college has also decided to head out to Cal. to see her boyfriend during break. Gib and Allison are thrust together on a road trip from hell, and somewhere along the way, they find each others company to be tolerable. Now, what will become of Gib's "sure thing?"


Rob Reiner


Steve Bloom (written by) (as Steven L. Bloom) &
Jonathan Roberts (written by)


Roger Birnbaum producer
Andrew Scheinman co-producer
Jeffrey Stott associate producer
Henry Winkler executive producer


John Cusack Walter 'Gib' Gibson
Daphne Zuniga Alison Bradbury
Anthony Edwards Lance
Boyd Gaines Jason
Tim Robbins Gary Cooper
Lisa Jane Persky Mary Ann Webster
Viveca Lindfors Professor Taub
Nicollette Sheridan The Sure Thing
Marcia Christie Julie
Robert Anthony Marcucci Bobby
Sarah Buxton Sharon
Lorrie Lightle Lucy
Joshua Cadman Jimbo
Krystal Richards Girl in Photo
John Putch Mastin
Steve Pink Football Player
Tracy Reiner Alison's Friend
Martin J. Layton Frat Guy (as Marty Layton)
Amy Resnick Marsha
Robert Bauer Moke
Frantz Turner Cop
Garry Goodrow Pick-Up Driver
Robert Snively Bus Station Clerk
Carmen Filpi Bus Station Bum
Richard Hamilton Bartender
George Memmoli Man in Bar
Rosalind Moreland Barmaid
Sunshine Parker Cowboy Guy
Fran Ryan Lady in Car
Teresa Baxter Rose Lady
Larry Hankin Trucker
Jimmy Baron Guy at Frat Party
Julie Ow Girl in Sarong
Noelle Williams Katherine
Tamara Carrera Fantasy Girl (uncredited)
David Connella Student (uncredited)
Helen Kelly Bar Girl (uncredited)
Joy Michelle Moore Hot Party Girl (uncredited)
John Richard Petersen Frat Guy on Stairs (uncredited)
Christopher Rydell Charlie (uncredited)
Chris Tashima Frat Guy at Punch Bowl (uncredited)
Fel Tengonciang Classroom Student (uncredited)
Stephanie Blake Barmaid (as Rosalind Moreland)