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Machete Kills (2013)

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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.

Director:

Robert Rodriguez

Writers:

Kyle Ward (screenplay), Robert Rodriguez (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

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

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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

Russia | USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

11 October 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Machete 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,837,183, 13 October 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$8,008,161, 9 December 2013

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,008,161, 9 December 2013
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

DIRECTOR_TRADEMARK(Robert Rodriguez): [gun]: The penis-shaped gun, used by Desdemona, is virtually the same as the one used by Tom Savini in From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), and Antonio Banderas in Desperado (1995). See more »

Goofs

When Voz puts on the metal 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 »


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Telele
Written and Produced by Brian J Ramos, ElBroncitoGrande Music, ASCAP
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Oh, Wow! Just Wow!
14 October 2013 | by dayspring-297-896587See all my reviews

Well, I was expecting something on the line of the first movie. Nope. If that is what you want, don't go. Even with the big-name cast, there isn't anything here to redeem it for lovers of a a good (or even average)dramatic movie. However, if you want a great comedy.....

What this movie is, and what some reviewers don't seem to get, is a complete spoof. This is a deliberately over-the-top attempt at creating a classic B-movie. Or if you've ever watched Hispanic TV, with all the poor over-acting and outrageous situations...that's what this is. This is not geared to someone who wants a great movie, but to someone who simply wants to laugh at poor film-making.

It is an extremely violent and graphic movie, but you don't really notice or care, because of how funny the poor acting is. And how so many people with automatic weapons, can miss so many targets standing in the open only feet away....well, that's what this kind of movie is all about.

Personally, I'm sorry I wasted the money on a ticket. But when it comes out on DVD, and you want a mindless night of poor B-movies, this might fit the bill.


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