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So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)

PG-13 | | 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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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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30 July 1993 (USA)  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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£1,512,925 (UK) (10 December 1993)
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According to Nancy Travis, she and Mike Myers did a lot of improvising together and he taught her a lot about comedy and showed her "how to be relaxed and spontaneous on the set". See more »

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The first customer in the butcher shop is shown being handed her purchased material, then leaving the shop. In the montage that follows this scene, she is again shown when Charlie says "Mom, help! It was an accident in shop." See more »

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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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Referenced in Mad About You: So I Married a Hair Murderer (1993) See more »

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The Most Beautiful Girl
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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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