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The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.

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During an operation of a Mexican Cartel, Machete Cortez and Sartana Rivera intercept the criminals alone, but another group arrives and a masked man kills Sartana. Machete is arrested, accused of killing his beloved Sartana and Sheriff Doakes hangs Machete. But the President of the USA Rathcock pardons and recruits Machete to kill the revolutionary Marcos Mendez that has threatened the USA with a missile with a bomb. Machete goes to San Antonio to meet the Miss San Antonio Blanca Vasquez that will be the liaison between Machete and President Rathcock. Then Machete goes to the brothel of Madame Desdemona to seek out the prostitute Cereza that is Mendez's mistress. Machete meets Mendez and learns that his heart is connected to the missile and only the arm dealer Luther Voz is capable to disarm the bomb. Now Machete needs to bring Mendez to the USA in less than twenty-four hours and save his new country in a dangerous journey with betrayals. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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machete | missile | arms dealer | bomb | battle | See more »

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Trained to kill. Left for dead. Back for more.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R For strong bloody violence throughout, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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11 October 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Machete 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,837,183 (USA) (11 October 2013)

Gross:

$7,268,659 (USA) (25 October 2013)
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In Sheriff Doakes' office, a campaign poster for John McLaughlin (Robert De Niro) is visible. See more »

Goofs

When Voz puts on the "Iron" mask, it is clearly just a part that will cover the face. (He's putting it on towards his face.) But in the next second it appears to be more like a helmet that completely covers the whole head which would have been impossible to be put on the way he did before. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lieutenant Brass: Where the fuck are they?
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Crazy Credits

After all the credits have been shown, two short scenes are shown. One is an outtake of one of the last fight scenes, where an unexpected punch is delivered between two women, the other scene is a very short montage of the presidential character posing with guns. See more »

Connections

References Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Machete Main Title Theme
Written by Tito Larriva, Steven Hufsteter, and Robert Rodriquez
Performed by Tito and Tarantula
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Ultra Cheesy! Viva Machete!
20 December 2013 | by (Okinawa, Japan) – See all my reviews

First off, there's some really butt-hurt movie watchers whining about Machete kicking too much ass. Well, Machete don't act for butt-hurt nerds! Man, there was blood, guts, exploding heads, hot babes, and GUNS! GUNS! GUNS! Everything you need for an awesome movie night with friends who actually have a sense of humor. Yes, this is a get stoned to the bone flick. Look, if you're into Grind House, disregard all the negative hater reviews on here. I put this one up there with the cheesiest of classic kung-fu movies. This is a movie that's all about having fun. It's a living breathing cartoon with buckets of violence. Don't forget the munchies, maaaaaaaan.


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