A Guitar/Banjo is actually a gun.
Gun going out of the sleeve like in Taxi Driver.
Impalement by deer antlers
Antonia Banderas's character shoots using two guns.
Calling a big gun a hand cannon.
Same dick gun as one of the characters in the resturant wearss is seen in the guitar case.
Mike: The old guy was originally cast in Desperado but Antonio Banderas got it.
The Musicians' Guild Members carry axes and clubs in their instrument cases
Someone mentions this film.
The gunfight in the bar, is exactly the same
The poster of this film can be seen in a videostore
Mike quotes the line "Let's play!" with an Antonio Banderas impression whilst holding guns.
Frantically picking up guns only to find they are not loaded, or, in this case, real.
Referenced in "Fulltime Killer" by Andy Lau's Character Tok
Cheech Marin's character wears an eye patch over his right eye, referencing his character in Desperado who died after being shot through the right eye.
spoke briefly about the film
Chango Beer, featured in Desperado, is shown throughout the bar scenes.
The use of guitar cases as weapons
One of the teenagers compares Ziva to "Salma Hayek in Desperado."
DVD is shown in Amanda's house.
In the Machete trailer, Machete throws (you guessed it) machetes into the sunroof of a car. It's the exact same scenario and angle as when Danny Trejo's character kills Bucho's men with the throwing knives in Desperado.
In the 'trailer' for Machete, the character Machete climbs on top of a car and throws knives into it through the sunroof. This also happens in Desperado, and both characters are played by Danny Trejo.
referenced as a mexploitation example.
Chuck goes to a club called "El Bucho" and dresses up like a Mariachi and performs on stage. In DESPERADO, the main villian is named Bucho, the hero is a Mariachi, and he performs on stage.
Qinglong carries a guitar-sized wooden box containing 8 different swords. This is similar to El Mariachi's guitar case concealing firing weapons.
Brett says Robert Rodriguez brought us this movie.
Brett says "Predators" was based on a script Rodriguez wrote while working on this movie
Machete is ID'd by the large tattoo of a woman on his chest in Sartana's file. In Desperado, also directed by Rodriguez, Trejo's character is also ID'd by the tattoo.
"This is coming from the guy who directed Desperado!"
Puss' use of a guitar as a weapon is reminiscent of his Marachi character.
Matt alludes to it.
In Friendly Fire, players can customize their RPG as El Fugitivo. The El Fugitivo is a reference to the guitar case rocket launcher used in the Desperado film.
The crotch gun and the music theme
In one scene the antagonist says "how hard is it to kill ten guys", a line similar to what the antagonist says in Desperado, a film which was Banderas's action debut
British Cinema Club double-feature VHS tape on the shelf.
scenes/shots from that film are shown here.
scenes in the bar and Navajas using the phone.
clips shown in DVD trailer
Popular heroes presentation.
One of the body guards is seen holding a guitar case in a similar threatening style as Antonio Banderas's character from Desperado