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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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Heed (Willie Mackenzie)
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Butchershop Customer
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Butchershop Customer
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Una novia sin igual  »

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£1,512,925 (UK) (10 December 1993)
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The male lead was originally written for Chevy Chase. Woody Allen also considered playing Charlie. Albert Brooks and Martin Short also considered the role but did not like the character. See more »

Goofs

When Charlie and Harriet are in bed, her mouth is not in sync with her voice. 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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Features A Current Affair (1986) See more »

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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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Underrated Comedy
26 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

Probably one of Mike Myers' finest films. The film is the story of Charlie MacKenzie, a commitment phobic who performs in a coffeehouse as a poet. Charlie is looking for the right girl of which he finds in Harriet, an attractive butcher whom Charlie falls head over heels for. The two begin to date but Charlie begins questioning his relationship when clues pointing to an serial killer show up and point directly to Harriet. Funny performances from Mike Myers pulling double duty as sarcastic Charlie and his Scottish dad Stuart MacKenzie, Brenda Fricker as Charlie's horny mother who's got the hots for Tony, Anthony LaPaglia as best friend Tony, and Nancy Travis as girlfriend Harriet. Look for a few surprise cameos from the likes of late great Phil Hartman, Michael Richards, Alan Arkin, Charles Grodin, Steven Wright, and Debi Mazar. Definitely a good rent on a Saturday night.


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