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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Robert Rodriguez

Writers:

Kyle Ward (screenplay), Robert Rodriguez (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Danny Trejo ... Machete
Mel Gibson ... Voz
Demián Bichir ... Mendez (as Demian Bichir)
Amber Heard ... Miss San Antonio
Michelle Rodriguez ... Luz
Sofía Vergara ... Desdemona
Charlie Sheen ... Mr. President (as Carlos Estevez)
Lady Gaga ... La Camaleón
Antonio Banderas ... El Camaleón 4
Walton Goggins ... El Cameleón 1 (as Walt Goggins)
Cuba Gooding Jr. ... El Camaleón 2
Vanessa Hudgens ... Cereza
Alexa PenaVega ... KillJoy (as Alexa Vega)
Marko Zaror ... Zaror
Tom Savini ... Osiris Amanapur
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Storyline

Patrolling the U.S. border with his gun-toting lover, Sartana, after the massacre in Machete (2010), the stone-faced, former Mexican Federale, Machete, receives a call from the president himself of the United States. Thirsting for retribution, Machete embarks on a deadly mission to bring to Texas the megalomaniac Mexican revolutionary, Marcos, who has a nuclear missile pointing at Washington, D.C. Now, Machete and the undercover agent, Miss San Antonio, have to stop a global war, as the shape-shifting assassin, La Camaleón, is hot on their trail. Can Machete's hungry blades avert the impending Armageddon? Written by Nick Riganas

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Taglines:

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

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Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

During the fight between Machete (Danny Trejo) and Voz (Mel Gibson), the "William Wallace" sword from Braveheart (1995) can be seen behind Gibson. See more »

Goofs

When Machete and Mendez are fleeing in the armored car, they run into The Chameleon and Desdemona and the girls. Once the van and VW van have been wrecked, Desdemona and the girl turn towards two wrecked sedans, not vans. See more »

Quotes

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

The term: "Special Effects Technicians" is spelled incorrectly in the credits as: "Special Effects Technincians". See more »

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Referenced in ETC: Machinima: Machete Wants Your GTA 5 (2013) See more »

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Written and Produced by Brian J Ramos, ElBroncitoGrande Music, ASCAP
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Love the first one, I wanted to like this, but....
12 October 2013 | by cafesmittySee all my reviews

Let me start off by saying love love love the first Machete. I can watch it anytime... This one, not so much. Robert Rodriquez swung for the fences with this one and it missed. Some people will never ever say anything bad about the guy and some will genuinely like it, but to be honest.. it just didn't have that X factor the first Machete did. This time around Machete is more like a super hero. He is sent on a mission to Mexico by the President (excellent choice of casting Charlie Sheen, using his birth name of Carlos Esteves). But other than that, (and of course Danny Trejo and Michelle Rodriquez), the rest of the cast just didn't fit. The schizo Mexican revolutionary didn't fit, Cuba was completely out of place, wasn't really feeling Lady Gaga or Amber Heard (even though she is gorgeous) and the gorgeous Sophia Vegara was just a little too manic. But it really wasn't that.. the film just was kind of flat, even the action scenes weren't clicking. Maybe because they gave away too much in the previews. Maybe its because they made Machete inhuman.. All I know is that when I was in the theater, 3 people around me fell asleep and 4 people walked out a hour after the film started... AND it wasn't that many people in the theater. Gosh I wanted it to be so much better.. This is a rental, at best


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Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

11 October 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,837,183, 13 October 2013

Gross USA:

$8,008,161

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,496,820
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1.85 : 1
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