Better Off Dead... (1985)

PG 10/11/1985 (US) Comedy 1h 37m

Insanity doesn't run in the family, it gallops.

Overview

High school student Lane Meyer sinks into suicidal depression when his girlfriend dumps him for jock Roy Stalin, the high school ski racing champion. Meanwhile, he has to deal with his eccentric family, a tenacious paperboy and an obnoxious neighbor whose mother is hosting a beautiful French exchange student named Monique.

  1. Savage Steve Holland

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. John Cusack

    John Cusack

    Lane Meyer

  2. David Ogden Stiers

    David Ogden Stiers

    Al Meyer

  3. Kim Darby

    Kim Darby

    Jenny Meyer

  4. Demian Slade

    Demian Slade

    Johnny Gasparini

  5. Amanda Wyss

    Amanda Wyss

    Beth Truss

  6. Diane Franklin

    Diane Franklin

    Monique Junot

  7. Scooter Stevens

    Badger Meyer

  8. Curtis Armstrong

    Curtis Armstrong

    Charles De Mar

  9. Yuji Okumoto

    Yuji Okumoto

    Yee Sook Ree

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Full Cast & Crew

Better Off Dead...
Better Off Dead...

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue $10,297,601.00

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