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

    Charles Grodin

    Charles Grodin

    Commandeered Driver

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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

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    Love & Romance, Crime, Dark Comedy