Better Off Dead (1985)


Lane Meyer is obsessed with his girlfriend Beth and is crushed when she falls for the new captain of the ski team, Roy. After several failed suicide attempts, narrow escapes from the relentless paper boy, and nearly unbearable dinners at home with his crazy family, Lane finds a new love in French exchange student Monique Junot. Meanwhile, he must beat Roy on the slopes to regain his honor.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 82% / Audience 87%

Rated PG,  1 hr 37 mins

Savage Steve Holland
John Cusack  •  David Ogden Stiers  •  Kim Darby  •  Demian Slade

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