Better Off Dead...(Movie, 1985)

| 1h 37min | Genre: Comedy
Better Off Dead...Rating: 3.4/5 (with 146 votes)
Better Off Dead is a 1985 American surrealist teen black comedy film starring John Cusack and written and directed by Savage Steve Holland. It tells the story of high school student Lane Myer who is suicidal after his girlfriend breaks up with him shortly before Christmas. While the film was not a commercial or critical success at the time of its release, it has since been regarded as a cult classic. ()
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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.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Shot in: Utah
Plays in: California
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Hungarian (HU)
Translated into 19 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/11/1985
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Better Off Dead"
"Jobb ha hulla vagy"
"Sapore di hamburger"

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:4174, Added: 02/14/2018, Last updated: 10/25/2020