Better Off Dead

  • 1985
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Comedy

The first feature film of director Savage Steve Holland comes from the scattershot school of comedy and plays like the disjointed daydream of a bored teenage boy. John Cusack is a high schooler so in love with his girl friend Amanda Wyss that he has pictures of her all over his room. One Sunday morning Cusack takes Wyss to the slope where he intends to...read more

Better Off Dead - Official Trailer
01:27 — A lovesick teenager has a difficult time dealing with his eccentric family and the fact that his girlfriend has left him for another guy. Many witty m (more…)
(Movie Clip) Nasal Spray
Lane (John Cusack) with drug fiend pal Charles (Curtis Armstrong) deliberates another attempt at skiing the K-12 to win back his girlfriend, in writer (more…)
(Movie Clip) We Skate
Lane (John Cusack) in the cafeteria has a cartoon encounter with his ex then makes a play for Chris (Tina Littlewood), who dates the basketball team, (more…)
(Movie Clip) What A Hunk!
Evil Stalin (Aaron Dozier) skis the K-12, mocks Lane (John Cusack) and Charles (Curtis Armstrong), then moves in on Beth (Amanda Wyss), early in Bette (more…)

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  • Released: 1985
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: The first feature film of director Savage Steve Holland comes from the scattershot school of comedy and plays like the disjointed daydream of a bored teenage boy. John Cusack is a high schooler so in love with his girl friend Amanda Wyss that he has pictur… (more)

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