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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 suspects his girlfriend may have a knack for killing off her significant others.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Charlie Mackenzie / Stuart Mackenzie
... Harriet Michaels
... Tony Giardino
... Rose Michaels
... May Mackenzie
... Heed
... Commandeered Driver
... Ranger John 'Vicky' Johnson
... Susan
... Pilot
... Cafe Roads Performer
Cintra Wilson ... Cafe Roads M.C.
Al Nalbandian ... Butchershop Customer
George F. Mauricio ... Butchershop Customer (as George Mauricio)
Kiki Douveas ... 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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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)  »

Also Known As:

Una novia sin igual  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$11,585,483
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1.85 : 1
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To fit both Charlie and his father in the same scene together, the filmmakers used a split-screen process. See more »

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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 »

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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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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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It could happen.......
6 May 1999 | by 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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