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So I Married an Axe Murderer Reviews

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January 16, 2016
Funny spoof on serial killers.
Full Review | Original Score: B
May 5, 2015
Quirky '90s comedy with mock horror action, sexuality.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 27, 2013
Everyone quotes the Scottish-accented misanthropy. But at its heart, "Axe" is a sweet, funny romance between people trapped in patterns and freed by a positive paradigm shift. It's also the reason we never see Mike Myers' true face in films anymore.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 2, 2009
Although Myers is a brilliant comic, any potential he has as a romantic lead remains unfulfilled.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 2, 2009
Arkin and the late Hartman also provide memorable moments, while the film as a whole is good-natured enough to make up for its inconsistency.
February 2, 2009
A tres hip slice of life about the dilemma of marital commitment with just a pinch of Hitchcock providing the cutting edge.
February 2, 2009
Myers pumps out a river of inventive shtick, but it doesn't cohere or connect; he seems less a character than a comedian doing couch time on a late-night talk show.
November 23, 2007
Not great, but is very watchable romance comedy.
| Original Score: 3/5
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June 24, 2006
Like an exploding haggis, funny but extremely messy.
June 25, 2005
A disappointing film that never finds its right tone
Full Review | Original Score: C
June 18, 2005
mike myers' only tolerable picture
| Original Score: 3/5
August 30, 2004
The look of So I Married an Axe Murderer is crisply professional, and John Graysmark's production design provides an element of visual surprise.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 10, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 29, 2002
Works in bits and pieces and it's hard to care about the plot very much, but it's all so lovably goofy that it's hard to resist
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 22, 2002
Better on video than in the theatre. It's got that hindsight camp appeal.
| Original Score: 3/5
May 12, 2001
Juggling mirth, romance and murder requires a deft touch -- think of Hitchcock's Trouble With Harry. Axe is a blunt instrument.
January 1, 2000
One of the most lame comedy whodunnits ever to make it to the screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
A mediocre movie with a good one trapped inside.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
It doesn't help matters much that director Thomas Schlamme pays homage to great marital murder mysteries of the past, mostly because the attempts to borrow from the classics are so halfhearted.
January 1, 2000
Axe is not art by any means. It's often overly taken up with resolving itself. But Myers and others create an enjoyably loose, anti-slick feeling about the affair.
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