Better Off Dead (1993) - Rotten Tomatoes

Better Off Dead (1993)





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Mare Winningham stars in this made-for-cable TV movie about a woman who, after a lifetime of bad luck, ends up on death row -- where she insists the sentence be carried out promptly. Film was co-produced by author and noted feminist Gloria Steinem.


Tyra Ferrell
as Cutter Dubuque
Mare Winningham
as Kit Kellner
Marilyn Coleman
as Rene Dubuque
Robert Nadir
as Daniel Davis
Peter Lohnes
as Anndy Riley Jones
Kevin Tighe
as John Byron
Michael MacRae
as Frank Kellner
Claire Brown
as Jean Kellner
William Earl Ray
as Jack Rollins
Diane Caldwell
as Judge Judith Brooks
Landon Wine
as Victor Marquez
Victor Morris
as Nathan Webster
Moultrie Patten
as Judge Peter Lindsey
Brynna Jourden
as Young Kit
Stephen West
as Governor's Servant
Ruth Walsh
as Reporter No. 1
Drake Collier
as Reporter No. 2
Don Creery
as Prison Guard No. 1
Randall Lee Kenyon
as Prison Guard No. 2
Allan Barlow
as Gas Chamber Guard
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Savage Steve Holland's slightly irreverent take on everything infuses it with an energy and sense of oddity that is unique and charming

July 14, 2002 | Rating: 3/4

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