Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Sure Thing, The
princess. She later played Princess Vespa in 'Spaceballs'
Rod Stewart. Classic 80's song.
Rob Reiner. One of the great comic directors of our time.
truck driver. Right before he floors it to get Gib to UCLA in time to meet the girl.
|Who plays Gary Cooper (but not the Gary Cooper that's dead), the show tunes-singing driver of the vehicle in which they begin their journey?||Stuff from 'The Sure Thing'
Tim Robbins. And what a singing voice he has.
Elliot. 'Elliot's a fat kid with glasses who eats PASTE! You can't name the kid ELLIOT.'
Daphne Zuniga. Pre-Melrose Place - and I think even pre-Spaceballs.
|What were the first words of the pickup line John Cusack's character used on all the girls at the outdoor night dance at the beginning of the movie?||Stuff from 'The Sure Thing'
consider outer space . Easily one of the worst pickup lines ever. But funny.
Anthony Edwards. WAY before he got famous for either 'Top Gun' or 'ER'.
China Black. 'How about Earl Grey? No, that's really more of a study tea, now, isn't it?'
Cynthia. 'Those are lovely names'.
E.T. . Somehow 'I Love Beer' doesn't seem to fit Gary.
|What is the name of the moving company truck that picks up Gib and Allison and takes them the rest of the way to California?||'The Sure Thing': A Classic
Grande Concourse . Gib agrees to pay any tickets encountered along the way.
Feelings. 'Gary -- I'll do anything! Gary! I'll sing showtunes!'
Beer. 'A lot of it's imported...'
Paul Newman. 'Think you used enough dynamite there, Butch?'
1 percent. 'Did you ever notice that junk food comes in 3 classes? There's your starchy, fried, greasy type...'
Stupid. Alison decides to show Gib she can be spontaneous... which results in Gary's ticket for 'driving with a load not properly tied down'.
Spritzer. 'Barkeep -- A trough of spritzer!'
Cheese Balls . Needless to say, Gary declines Gib's offer.
Cheese-to-Sauce Ratio. Alison: 'You never mention that it's a paper about pizza!' Gib: 'But that's completely inferred.' Alison: 'Implied'. Gib: 'Whatever'.
|As Gib tells Allison what will happen if he flunks English, how much money will he make driving a van back from Mexico?||'The Sure Thing': A Classic
$300. When he gets out of jail, he's 36 years old... living in a flophouse.
|In the beginning of the movie, as Gib and Lance are talking about their respective colleges, what instrument does Lance mention will cause the girls to have sores on their knees?||'The Sure Thing': A Classic
Cello. 'No way -- the Ivy League sucks...'
"Nice swim suit". Allison is around Gib when she could have said "I don't want to sit there." But she never actually says anything. The distant acquaintances and the sentence structure lines are just later in the movie.
a princess. Allison wanted to be a princess. After she says this, Gib then starts the speech that his roommate told him to say. The speech that Gib was supposed to say started with "I've never met anyone like you before. Usually when I meet new people I feel awkward and shy. But with you it's different..."
astronaut . Gib says "All the Tang you can drink!" So that is probably the reason why he wanted to be an astronaut.
Anthony Edwards . The first scene of the movie is Gib with his friend Lance at their high school. Gib was trying to convince Lance to go with him to New England with him. He responded with, "The Ivy League stinks! The only girls there have Band-Aids on their knees from playing the cello! No thank you!"
cowboy guy. Cowboy guy said that he went to Paris with his wife and "thank God she's dead!" Gib also offered to buy him a drink and he chose a beer.
Hangers. The plaid sheets he got were also very nice because "the longer we use them, the softer they get." Allison herself said, "Those sheets are great!"
Elliot . Gib says that Elliot is the fat kid who eats paste and she has to give the kid a real name! He suggests Nick.