A San Francisco poet who fears commitment suspects his girlfriend may have a knack for killing off her significant others.

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Thomas Schlamme

Writer:

Robbie Fox
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Myers ... Charlie Mackenzie / Stuart Mackenzie
Nancy Travis ... Harriet Michaels
Anthony LaPaglia ... Tony Giardino
Amanda Plummer ... Rose Michaels
Brenda Fricker ... May Mackenzie
Matt Doherty ... Heed
Charles Grodin ... Commandeered Driver
Phil Hartman ... Ranger John 'Vicky' Johnson
Debi Mazar ... Susan
Steven Wright ... Pilot
Patrick Bristow ... Cafe Roads Performer
Cintra Wilson Cintra Wilson ... Cafe Roads M.C.
Al Nalbandian Al Nalbandian ... Butchershop Customer
George F. Mauricio George F. Mauricio ... Butchershop Customer (as George Mauricio)
Kiki Douveas Kiki Douveas ... Butchershop Customer
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Storyline

Avant-garde poet Charlie hasn't had much luck with women, but then he meets Harriet, the girl of his dreams.. or is it his nightmares? Harriet is wonderful, but Charlie begins to suspect that she is Mrs. X., a woman who marries men, then kills them. Written by Rob Hartill

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The Honeymoon Was Killer

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

When playing Stuart, Mike Myers underwent over three and a half hours for special prosthetic makeup. See more »

Goofs

When Charlie is offered the "health shake" and retreats into the closet, a man wearing a red ball cap can be seen crouching in the lower left hand corner of the screen. 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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Alternate Versions

An alternate take is used for the USA TV version: When Phil Hartman's character is telling his story in the jail, he refers to the prisoner's victim as a "girlfriend" instead of the more profane "bitch" used in all other versions. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror IX (1998) See more »

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This Poem Sucks
Written by Mike Myers, David Knowles, Carl Rusk & Paul Sanchez
Poetry Reading by Mike Myers
Musical Backing by David Knowles, Carl Rusk & Paul Sanchez
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My favorite movie
2 September 2004 | by mistygwynneSee all my reviews

This has been my favorite movie since it came out. I watched it twice and thought it was O.K., then I started to really get it. Every time I watched it, I caught more jokes. I know nearly every line by heart, I have seen it so many times. I am not a nerd, or some crazy person. Just someone who appreciates hilarious movies. The best scene is when Charlie's father (Mike Myers) tells Tony (his best friend) about the "secret society". I laugh to the point of tears at that part. I still can't help but say "Fine. Go. You've stayed your hour." every time someone leaves my home. It's just the perfect, crazy ending to a visit, isn't it? Brilliance, Mike Myers. Brilliance.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

30 July 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

So I Married an Axe Murderer See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,466,930, 1 August 1993

Gross USA:

$11,585,483

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,585,483
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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