About the film
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Better Off Dead...
Release Date: October 11, 1985
|Slogan||:||«I’ve been going to this high school for seven and a half years … I’m no dummy.»|
|Production Companies||:||A&M Films, CBS Entertainment Productions|
|Director||:||Savage Steve Holland|
|Producers||:||Michael Jaffe, Gil Friesen, Andrew Meyer, William Strom, Caro Jones|
|Writers||:||Savage Steve Holland|
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.