The teenager Lane Meyer has a crush on his girlfriend Beth Truss. When Beth dumps him to stay with the successful skier Roy Stalin, Lane is depressed and decides to commit suicide. However he gives up and tries to improve his skill of skier to ski the dangerous K12 slope to impress Beth. Meanwhile his neighbor Mrs. Smith receives the exchange French student Monique Junot and her fat son Ricky Smith considers Monique his girlfriend; however, Monique has an unrequited crush on Lane that does not note her. When Lane stumbles upon Monique in a high-school party, he befriends her. The upset Lane challenges Roy in a competition on the K12 slope but then he regrets. However Monique is a great mechanic and skier, and fix Lane's Camaro and teaches him how to ski the K12 slope. What will happen to Lane? Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
I have been going to this high school for seven years... I'm no dummy.
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Did You Know?
The sound bite "Mr Myer?!" that the math teacher Mr Kerber (Vincent Schiavelli) says to Lane Myer (John Cusack) in the classroom when he chooses him as the fourth student to put their formula for figuring out the mathematic equation on the chalkboard, is used in a small part as a sound bite in the Pre-Jackass movies CKY. See more
Lane has blood on his lower lip after getting beat up by the basketball team; in a shot immediately following there's not a cut on his lip. See more
Charles De Mar
And dying when you're not really sick is really sick, you know. Really!
As the credits roll, Badger's home-built space shuttle launches through the roof of the garage and soars into the night sky. See more
Spoofed in Totally Awesome
Like To Get To Know You Well
Written and Performed by Howard Jones
Courtesy of Elektra Records
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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