Better off dead

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Darby, Kim, 1947- actor.
Mankofsky, Isidore, 1931- director of photography.
Balsam, Alan, 1950-1992, editor of moving image work.
Hine, Rupert, composer (expression)
Armstrong, Curtis, actor.
[Hollywood, CA] : Paramount, [2002].
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1 videodisc (97 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
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General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.
Creation/Production Credits
Original score by Rupert Hine ; editor, Alan Balsam ; production designer, Herman Zimmerman ; director of photography, Isidore Mankofsky ; executive producers, Gil Friesen and Andrew Meyer.
John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Diane Franklin, Kim Darby, Amanda Wyss, Curtis Armstrong.
After his girlfriend ditches him for a boorish ski jock, Lane decides that suicide is the only answer. However, his increasingly inept attempts only bring him more agony and embarrassment. Filled with the wildest teen nightmares, a family you can't help but identify with, and a host of wonderful comic characters, Savage Steve Holland's writing/directorial debut is a masterful look at those painfully funny teen years.
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DVD format, region 1, NTSC, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital English stereo.
In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned in English.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Darby, K., Mankofsky, I., Balsam, A., Hine, R., Armstrong, C., Wyss, A., Zimmerman, H., Franklin, D., Stiers, D. O., Cusack, J., Jaffe, M. (., Meyer, A., Friesen, G., & Holland, S. S. (2002). Better off dead . Paramount.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kim Darby et al.. 2002. Better Off Dead. [Hollywood, CA]: Paramount.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kim Darby et al.. Better Off Dead [Hollywood, CA]: Paramount, 2002.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Darby, Kim, et al. Better Off Dead Paramount, 2002.

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