Better Off Dead (1985)

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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

GENRES
Comedy
DIRECTION
Savage Steve Holland
CAST
John Cusack  •  David Ogden Stiers  •  Kim Darby  •  Demian Slade

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CAST & CHARACTERS
John Cusack Lane Meyer
David Ogden Stiers Al Meyer
Kim Darby Jenny Meyer
Demian Slade Johnny Gasparini
Scooter Stevens Badger Meyer
Diane Franklin Monique Junot
Curtis Armstrong Charles De Mar
Yuji Okumoto Yee Sook Ree
Brian Imada Chen Ree
Laura Waterbury Mrs. Smith
Dan Schneider Ricky Smith
Chuck Mitchell Rocko