"So I Married an Axe Murderer" is one of the most sparkling feathers in the cap for the Hollywood Film Industry. It is an excellent film that is well-liked even today. It is a superb movie that has marked its footprint among the American movies. Released in the year 1993, "So I Married an Axe Murderer" says a lot about the society and people. This is a most renowned film by Thomas Schelamme. The star cast of this film includes Mike Myers and Nancy Travis.
So I Married an Axe Murderer is an American film where the famous star Mike Myers plays the character of Charlie McKenzie. McKenzie is a man scared of commitment until he meets up Harriet, whose character is played by Nancy Travis. Harriet works in a butcher shop and she is supposed to be a serial killer.
So I Married an Axe Murderer was the first film of Myers after getting accomplishment in the Wayne`s World franchise. Though, this film was not grandly accepted by most conventional critics and could not do well at the box office, it has still carved a special niche for itself. It earned a total of USD $11 million in North America, which is below than its budget $20 million.
As the plot of this film portrays, Charlie McKenzie is a poet with Scottish origins and dreads making a big commitment like marriage. He even goes on to create strange reasons to break up his relationships. However, his nature later changes when he meets up Harriet. Harriet is a butcher whose first meeting with Charlie has him serving Harriet on a busy day at her shop. This is very important to Charlie, as it lets him to work in the same job as his Scottish father. Eventually, Charlie starts to date and finally ties the knot with Harriet. However, after learning from various vague, confusing sources Charlie comes to know that Harriet is actually a killer on the run, who is popular for slaughtering her husbands on the night of their honeymoon. Later, Charlie doubts whether he has made a grave mistake.
The story of So I Married an Axe Murderer was inspired by the producer Robert N. Fried. The story was written by Robbie Fox. The script was prepared while Robert Fried was an executive of Columbia Pictures. He was a famous and young comedy writer and director. He had written and directed a short film for Chanticleer Film`s Discovery Program that caught Fried`s attention. Myers brought huge contribution to the script, but his name was not given due to Writers Guild of America rules.
Star cast of So I Married an Axe Murderer includes:
- Nancy Travis as Harriet Michaels
- Mike Myers as Charlie Mackenzie
- Anthony LaPaglia as Tony Giardino
- Amanda Plummer as Rose Michaels
- Brenda Fricker as May Mackenzie
- Matt Doherty Heid as Willie Mackenzie
- Charles Grodin as Commandeered Driver
- Phil Hartman as John "Vicky" Johnson, Alcatraz Guide
- Debi Mazar as Susan, Tony`s Girlfriend
- Steven Wright as a Pilot
So I Married an Axe Murderer has a name for itself among all other Hollywood wedding Films. So, make sure to see So I Married an Axe Murderer, if you still have not seen it.
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