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(2010)

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Followed by 

Machete Kills (2013)

Spun-off from 

Spy Kids (2001)
In both "Machete" and "Spy Kids", Danny Trejo plays a character named Machete" Both films were written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. Also, underneath the title screen in the original Grindhouse trailer, it is registered to 'Machete's Body Shop', which was the name of the Spy Kids character's business in the original film.
Grindhouse (2007)

References 

A Fistful of Dynamite (1971)
The character Machete standing with his hands on his lapels holding his coat open is a direct copy James Coburn in Giù la testa.
The Godfather (1972)
Machete's tagline is he was he was "given an offer he couldn't refuse".
Valente Quintero (1973)
Torn poster in the background during the opening rescue scene.
Happy Days (1974) (TV Series)
The TV channel logo on the bottom corner of the screen during the news report about McLaughlin killing Michael Booth is a reference to a Fonzie-ism. Instead of "Telemundo," it's "Exactamundo."
Ms. 45 (1981)
The image of April Booth (Lohan) dressed as a nun and holding a handgun resembles Zoe Lund in Able Ferrara's classic
Escape from New York (1981)
Computer-simulation showing the proposed U.S./Mexico-border-fence. During the introduction of "Escape from New York", there's an almost identical schematic showing Manhattan-Island-prison and its containment wall. Even details like the blinking triangles at key-points are recreated in Machete.
10 to Midnight (1983)
The line "Forget what's legal and do what's right" is referenced by Sartana Rivera (Jessica Alba) in "Machete".
The Killer (1989)
the church shootout is referenced.
Desperado (1995)
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.

Referenced in 

The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Last Exorcism/Piranha 3D/Vampires Suck (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett says they will review it next week
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.112 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says it is the big movie this weekend
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.114 (2010) (TV Episode)
referring to a male action figure mislabeled as an Indian princess, Jay asks if the figure is the guy from the film
IMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the Day: Robert Rodriguez (2010) (TV Episode)
Robert Rodriguez mentions this movie during interview
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXI (2010) (TV Episode)
"Machete LJA" is listed among the opening credits.
House M.D.: Office Politics (2010) (TV Episode)
the campaign ad at the beginning
Special Collector's Edition: Titanic - 1ª Edición (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of DVD releases of January/February
Midnight Movie Review: Machete (2011) (TV Episode)
the film of this episode's topic
Call of the Dead (2011) (Video Game)
Mentioned in dialogue
Bad Movie Beatdown: Half Past Dead (2011) (TV Episode)
Chronicling Seagal's 8 year absence from the big screen
Bad Movie Beatdown: Spy Kids 3D- Game Over (2011) (TV Episode)
mentions that the character originated in the Spy Kids trilogy.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Little Fockers (2011) (TV Episode)
another film starring Robert De Niro and Jessica Alba, which is superior to Little Fockers.
Tosh.0: Fat Bottle Ninja (2013) (TV Episode)
makes a cameo
James & Mike Mondays: Karate Champ (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike compares the Karate Champ referee to Danny Trejo's appearance in Machete.

Featured in 

The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Inception/Predators/The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett reviews the trailer in the Anticipatron
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.108 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip from the film starring Don Johnson is shown
Late Show with David Letterman: Jessica Alba/Jimmie Walker/Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses (2010) (TV Episode)
Promotional excerpt shown during interview with Jessica Alba - Machete Cortez explains to Sartana Rivera why she should trust him, and hands her a gun, which she assumes is unloaded.
Richard Roeper & the Movies: Machete (2010) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
De wereld draait door: Episode #6.4 (2010) (TV Episode)
A trailer is shown.
Machete Kills (2013)
Scenes from this title are shown here in a flashback sequence.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Death Proof (2014) (TV Episode)
trailer shown

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