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Better Off Dead...


John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby, Demian Slade View All


Savage Steve Holland (Director), Savage Steve Holland (Writer) View All

Release: Oct. 11th, 1985
Runtime: 1 hour, 37 minutes
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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Citizen Rules
Director: Savage Steve Holland Writer: Savage Steve Holland Cast: John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby Genre: Comedy, Romanc.
This brassy comic nightmare stars John Cusack as Lane Holland,a hyper-sensitive high schooler who loves to ski and is madly in love with a girl named Beth (Amanda Wyss), who dumps him as the story opens, but Lane does connect with a foreign exchange student named Monique (Diane Franklin) who lives a....