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So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)

PG-13 | | Comedy, 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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Comedy | Romance

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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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Una novia sin igual  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$11,585,483 (USA)
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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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When Harriet offers Charlie a "health shake" with strawberries, the glass initially has no (or very little) ice, only foam. Subsequently, the shake suddenly contains a lot of ice. See more »

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[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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Referenced in Medium: I Married a Mind Reader (2005) See more »

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The Break
Written by David Pirner (as Dave Pirner)
Performed by Soul Asylum
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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Underrated Mike Myers comedy
22 April 2003 | by (fairview, nj) – See all my reviews

SO I MARRIED AN AXE MURDERER (1993) *** Mike Myers, Nancy Travis, Anthony La Paglia, Amanda Plummer, Brenda Fricker, Alan Arkin, Michael Richards. Hilarious comedy about a marriage phobia plagued neo-Beat poet (Myers) who finds the girl of his dreams (Travis) may in fact be a psychopathic serial killer.

Impressive supporting cast with absurdly hilarious situations and performances. Myers also plays his ribald Scottish dad and Charles Grodin has a hysterical cameo.


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