Better Off Dead...

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Brief Synopsis: "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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People Involved

  • John Cusack (Lane Meyer)
  • David Ogden Stiers (Al Meyer)
  • Kim Darby (Jenny Meyer)
  • Demian Slade (Johnny Gasparini)
  • Scooter Stevens (Badger Meyer)
  • Diane Franklin (Monique Junot)
  • Curtis Armstrong (Charles De Mar)
  • Yuji Okumoto (Yee Sook Ree)
  • Brian Imada (Chen Ree)
  • Laura Waterbury (Mrs. Smith)
  • Dan Schneider (Ricky Smith)
  • Chuck Mitchell (Rocko)
  • Amanda Wyss (Beth Truss)
  • Aaron Dozier (Roy Stalin)
  • Frank Burt Avalon (Roys Ski Buddy #1)
  • Savage Steve Holland (Director)