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Film: The Sure Thing

A 1985 Romantic Comedy directed by Rob Reiner, starring John Cusack and Daphne Zuniga.

Walter "Gib" Gibson (Cusack) is just an 18-year-old Cool Loser trying to get laid and trolling on Allison (Zuniga), the Brainy Brunette in his English class. It's not going well. Then his best friend going to college in Los Angeles sends him a picture of a hot blonde, with the assurance that she's "a sure thing." If Gib can make it out to LA for winter break before "the sure thing" goes off for a semester at sea, he can totally bag that.Gib goes along on a rideshare, only it turns out that Allison's going to LA to visit her boyfriend too...

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