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Better Off Dead Movie

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An 80's movie about a typical American adolescent who suddenly finds that life isn't as easy as it seems.

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The movie Better of Dead is the story of Lane Meyer, an adolescent who loses his girlfriend. What is worse, he has to cope with his crazy family and his pestering neighbor.

However, things start to get better for the main character of Better of Dead. He will meet a French beauty who helps him in his emotional turmoil. And, he may still recover his girlfriend.


Lane Meyer - John Cusack
Al Meyer - David Ogden Stiers
Jenny Meyer - Kim Darby
Johnny Gasparini - Demian Slade
Badger Meyer - Scooter Stevens


The little brother of Lane doesn't have any lines in the film Better off Dead.

One of the Christmas presents that appear in Better off dead is Twiki, the robot of “Buck Rogers.”

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie Better Off Dead was released to theatres on 08/23/1985 by Warner Bros., and grossed $10,297,601 at the box office in the US.

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