So I Married An Axe Murderer

Tri-Star Pictures / Fried/Woods Films Released 1993




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Thomas Schlamme

So I Married An Axe Murderer is a film about Charlie, an avant-garde poet who is scared of commitment, who falls in love and marries Harriet, who his friend thinks might be an axe murderer. Charlie's best friend keeps pointing out shocking similarities between his bride-to-be and the infamous murderer who just so happens to be still at large. Harriet works at a butcher shop, and the killer is famous for butchering her husbands on the honeymoon night. Myers also played Charlie's Scottish father, Stuart.


Mike Myers

Mike Myers

Charlie Mackenzie / Stuart Mackenzie

Nancy Travis

Nancy Travis

Harriet Michaels

Anthony LaPaglia

Anthony LaPaglia

Tony Giardino

Amanda Plummer

Amanda Plummer

Rose Michaels

Brenda Fricker

Brenda Fricker

May Mackenzie

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


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    • Production budget - $20,000,000
      Domestic gross - $11,585,483 (100th)

      Domestic adjusted for 2013 -  $22,835,155

    • Filming locations:
      Alcatraz Island
      , San Francisco Bay, California
      Cloverdale, California
      Dunsmuir House & Gardens, Oakland, California
      San Francisco, California

    • Tagline:
      The Honeymoon Was Killer


    • Music:
      There She Goes
      Written by L.A. Mavers
      Performed by The Boo Radleys
      Saturday Night
      Written by Bill Martin and Phil Coulter
      Performed by Bay City Rollers
      The Most Beautiful Girl
      Written by Rory Bourke, Billy Sherrill and Norris Wilson
      You're In My Heart
      Written by Rod Stewart
      There She Goes
      Written by L.A. Mavers
      Performed by The La's
      Written by Mick Jones
      Performed by Big Audio Dynamite
      Two Princes
      Written and Performed by The Spin Doctors
      Insatiable One
      Written by Brett Anderson and Bernard Butler
      Performed by Suede
      Long Day In The Universe
      Written by Harley Farr, Chris McDonagh, Andrea Lewis and Paul Watkins
      Performed by The Darling Buds
      Starve To Death
      Written and Performed by Chris Whitley
      Stand By Your Man
      Written by Billy Sherrill and Tammy Wynette
      Maybe Baby
      Written by Joan Jones and David E. Russo
      Performed by Sun 60
      The Break
      Written by David Pirner
      Performed by Soul Asylum
      This Poem Sucks
      Written by Mike Myers, David Knowles, Carl Rusk & Paul Sanchez
      Poetry Reading by Mike Myers
      A Touch of Gaelic
      Written and Performed by Ron Gonnella
      Do Ya Think I'm Sexy
      Written by Rod Stewart, Carmine Appice and Duane Hitchings
      Saturday Night
      Written by Bill Martin and Phil Coulter
      Performed by Ned's Atomic Dustbin
      Only You
      Written by Buck Ram and Ande Rand
      Written by Glen Phillips and Toad
      Performed by Toad the Wet Sprocket


More Info About This Movie


Love & Romance, Crime, Dark Comedy