So I Married an Axe Murderer - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

So I Married an Axe Murderer Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
October 23, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
A mediocre movie with a good one trapped inside.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
One of the most lame comedy whodunnits ever to make it to the screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
The mystery elements are just not very keen.
Full Review | Original Score: high 0 out of -4..+4
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
Juggling mirth, romance and murder requires a deft touch -- think of Hitchcock's Trouble With Harry. Axe is a blunt instrument.
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
May 26, 2003
| Original Score: 0/5
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
July 29, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
July 2, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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.
Josh Gilchrist
Billings Outpost (Montana)
April 6, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
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Hal Hinson
Washington Post
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.
Robert Faires
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Mostly you spy the red flags that shout Troubled Production and We Don't Know What to Do With This Script.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
Merely a clothesline on which to hang worn-out, off-the-wall skits.
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 25, 2005
A disappointing film that never finds its right tone
Full Review | Original Score: C

TV Guide
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
Rebecca Murray
About.com
October 10, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
November 23, 2007
Not great, but is very watchable romance comedy.
| Original Score: 3/5
Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media
May 5, 2015
Quirky '90s comedy with mock horror action, sexuality.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
Easily Mike Myers' best movie.
| Original Score: 4/5
Nick Rogers
Suite101.com
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
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