Machete Kills (2013) Poster



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Machete (2010)

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Bright Eyes (1934)
The president mentions the Good Ship Lollipop which is famously from this movie.
Hang 'Em High (1968)
Mentioned in dialogue
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Voz drives a landspeeder (with wheels)
Mad Max (1979)
When Voz, (Gibson), speeds away in the armored buggy in the third act, the light through the slotted windshield is reference to Mad Max in his Interceptor
Moonraker (1979)
The entire space story arc in the final part of the movie resembles the Moonraker plot, where Drax plans to destroy the Earth and bring along people in his spaceship to reboot humanity.
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979) (TV Series)
The Justin Bieber gag in the opening fake trailer has a robot that looks a lot like Twiki.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The duel between Machete and Voz, teased in the fake trailers at both ends of the movie, is reminiscent of the end of the iconic Luke vs. Vader duel from this movie.
Dressed to Kill (1980)
The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)
Three bladed machete is an allusion to three bladed sword from this film
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
"Phone home."
Scarface (1983)
In Rathcock's re election ad it says "He protected the Second Amendment with a vengeance" which is similiar to Scarface's tagline. He loved the American Dream. With a Vengeance
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
Using a corkscrew as a weapon
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Machete catches a cleaver & then throws it back at his attacker to kill him, Kurt Russell's character did the same thing in Big Trouble in Little China
The Fly (1986)
Voz has a gun that turns whatever it shoots inside-out, which is what the telepod used to do before it was fixed
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) (TV Series)
Near the end of the fight with Machete, Voz attempts to use a Klingon style bat'leth to finish off Machete.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) (TV Series)
When Voz is about to kill Machete and decides which bladed weapon to dispatch him with, he picks up a Klingon bat'leth that looks almost identical to the Sword of Kah'Less shown in a Star Trek Deep Space Nine episode of the same name.
Braveheart (1995)
During the fight between Voz and Machete, the William Wallace sword can be seen hanging behind Voz. Voz is played by Mel Gibson, who starred in Braveheart as William Wallace.
Desperado (1995)
crotch gun
From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
The crotch gun used by Madame Desdemona comes from that movie.
Barb Wire (1996)
Don't call me sweetie, similar to Barb Wire's line Don't call me babe
Spy Kids (2001)
As KillJoy walks away, a few notes from the theme of this movie play. Alexa Vega co-starred in this movie.
Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Both Jason & Machete use their machetes like a lightning rod in order to kill their victims
Sucker Punch (2011)
Vanessa Hudgens plays a character similar to the one in Sucker Punch, both are street wise strippers who try to escape which leads them to their death
Dredd (2012)
Mendez has the trigger of the nuclear warhead wired to his heart, just like Ma-Ma had the trigger for her bomb wired to her heart in Dredd

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The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.168 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Charlie Sheen will play the President in an upcoming film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.169 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Charlie Sheen will play the President of the United States in the film
ETC: Machinima: Machete Wants Your GTA 5 (2013) (TV Episode)
Danny plays actor Danny Trejo and references Machete and filming Machete 33
Midnight Screenings: Captain Phillips/Machete Kills (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Midnight Screenings: The Worst Films of 2013: Brian and Dave Edition (2013) (TV Episode)
Brian puts this film at #9.
Time Is an Illusion (2014) (Short)
poster on the wall
American Crime: Episode Two (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue


Machete (2010)
Scenes from this title are shown here in a flashback sequence.

Featured in 

The Queen Latifah Show: Sofia Vergara/Josh Radnor/Dwayne Wade/A Big Time Surprise for a Small Town Hero (2013) (TV Episode)
While interviewing with Sofia Vergara, Queen Latifah shows the movie poster to this movie
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.152 (2013) (TV Episode)
A clip of the movie featuring guest Sofía Vergara is shown.


The Man Without a Face (1993)
Voz gets severely burned on the right side of his face, just like his character Justin McLeod from this movie.
The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
Leonardo DiCaprio as The Man In the Silver Mask. He played the title character in this movie.

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