Lunchtime Movie Review

Better Off Dead (1985)

Episode #43

A&M Films released Better Off Dead to theaters on October 11, 1985. Savage Steve Holland directed the film starring John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, and Kim Darby.

‘Better Off Dead’ Plot Synopsis

In Better Off Dead, Lane Meyer is a depressed teen whose girlfriend, Beth, dumped him. Her reason for it is, “Lane, I think it’d be in my best interest if I dated somebody more popular. Better looking. Drives a nicer car.” Alone, Lane begins thinking of treacherous ways to kill himself until he falls for a French girl named Monique. While he goes through this, he must also cope with his mother’s terrible cooking, and annoying next door neighbor, Ricky before he can enter a skiing competition to get his girlfriend back.

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A&M Films released Better Off Dead to theaters on October 11, 1985. Savage Steve Holland directed the film starring John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, and Kim Darby.

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