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So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Romance  -  30 July 1993 (USA)
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A San Francisco poet who fears commitment has a girlfriend who he suspects may not be who she appears.

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May Mackenzie
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Heed (Willie Mackenzie)
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Commandeered Driver
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Ranger John 'Vicky' Johnson - Alcatraz Guide
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Susan, Tony's Girlfriend
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Cafe Roads Performer
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Al Nalbandian ...
Butchershop Customer
George F. Mauricio ...
Butchershop Customer (as George Mauricio)
Kiki Douveas ...
Butchershop Customer
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Storyline

Charlie, a poet, hasn't had much luck with women, but then he meets Harriet, the girl of his dreams.. or is it his nightmares. Charlie begins to suspect that Harriet is Ms X, a woman who marries then kills her husbands. Written by Rob Hartill

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The Honeymoon Was Killer


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Rated PG-13 for nudity, language and mock terror | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

30 July 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Una novia sin igual  »

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£1,512,925 (UK) (10 December 1993)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Mike Myers:  [playing multiple characters]  playing both Charlie and his father. See more »

Goofs

Alcatraz Island Ranger Vicky states that many of the Park Rangers are former guards of Alcatraz, including himself. The prison closed on 21 March 1963, 30 years prior to this movie. This would have made Vicky a teenager at best when the prison closed, and too young to be employed as a guard. However, Ranger Vicky is most likely just telling a tall tale. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Charlie Mackenzie: Excuse me, miss? There seems to be a mistake. I believe I ordered the *large* cappuccino. *Hello!* Look at the size of this thing.
Tony Giardino: It's practically a bowl.
Charlie Mackenzie: It's like Campbell's Cup-O'-ccino!
Charlie Mackenzie: [laughing at his Campbell's joke and wiping his tears] Oh, My sides. Please. Aidez-moi.
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Insatiable One
Written by Brett Anderson (as B. Anderson) and Bernard Butler (as B. Butler)
Produced by Ed Buller
Performed by Suede
Courtesy of Nude/Columbia Records
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It could happen.......
6 May 1999 | by (Norwich, England) – See all my reviews

In this greatly under-rated film, Mike Myers plays a man scared of commitment, until that is he meets Harriet and they fall in love, but does she have a rather macabre secret?

This film flows wonderfully, carrying you along before you realise it, right until the end.

Some of the better comedic moments, though, come from the cameos, especially by Steven Wright and Charles Grodin, who is always wonderful, whatever film he is in, although the poetry scenes are quite funny too.

For some reason this film was not as successful as other Mike Myers' efforts such as the Wayne's Worlds, and it does appear that audiences prefer Myers in character than as himself, and indeed you will come out liking Myers better as his father than as his main role, but nevertheless a great movie!


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