Better Off Dead...

After his girlfriend ditches him for a boorish ski jock, Lane decides that suicide is the only answer. However, his increasingly inept attempts bring him only more agony and embarrassment. Filled with the wildest teen nightmares.


Domestic (100%)
Summary Details
DistributorWarner Bros.
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13 theaters
Release Date (Wide)Aug 23, 1985 (Oct 11, 1985)
Running Time1 hr 37 min
GenresComedy Romance
In Release133 days/19 weeks
Widest Release650 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Aug 23-2518$56,371-13-$4,336$56,3711
Oct 11-14
Indig. Peoples' Day wknd
Oct 18-207$1,817,612-638-$2,848$5,003,5179
Oct 25-278$1,228,281-32.4%616-22$1,993$6,615,55710
Nov 1-310$1,137,240-7.4%622+6$1,828$8,039,08911
Nov 8-1014$749,254-34.1%511-111$1,466$9,066,80312