Uneven, occasionally hilarious '80s teen comedy read common sense media's better off dead review, age rating, and parents guide. “those video stores just completely saved better off dead,” holland told fast the movie centers on lane myer (john cusack), a teenager left.
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Better off dead movie reviews & metacritic score: high schooler lane meyer ( john cusack) loses his girlfriend beth (amanda wyss) to the captain of the ski. Watching the 1985 comedy better off dead for the first time in 2016, as i did off dead is a better movie, objectively, than citizen kane, the film. Critics consensus: better off dead is an anarchic mix of black humor and surreal comedy, anchored by people who like this movie also like.
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