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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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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$11,585,483
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The moment where Tony laughs at Stuart's Colonel Sanders impression was not scripted. Anthony LaPaglia really did lose control and laughed at Mike Myers. See more »

Goofs

Alcatraz Island Ranger Vicky states that many of the Park Rangers are former guards of Alcatraz, including himself. The prison closed on 21 March 1963, 30 years prior to this movie. This would have made Vicky a teenager at best when the prison closed, and too young to be employed as a guard. However, Ranger Vicky is most likely just telling a tall tale. 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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Connections

Featured in 2007 MTV Movie Awards (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Underrated Mike Myers comedy
22 April 2003 | by 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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