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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

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

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

The character of El Cameleón was created by Screenwriter Kyle Ward. 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 »

Connections

Spoofs The West Wing (1999) See more »

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Written and Produced by Brian J Ramos, ElBroncitoGrande Music, ASCAP
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Does exactly what it says on the tin
19 January 2016 | by chris-codySee all my reviews

A lot of fun. Plot basically described in the title...

While I have not been left with any long-lasting memories from this film, I was never bored while watching it. It has action, it's funny, the pace is good and has a decent amount of eye candy without stepping too far into soft core territory.

If the film had to be put into a category; then entertaining nonsense would be a fair fit. It isn't trying to be deep or meaningful, it just wants to keep your eyeballs busy: it does just that.

The film's tongue is stuck so far into it's cheek it is almost beyond recrimination. Any criticism laid at it's door seem almost pointless and could be easily diverted by the intentionally spoofy nature of the production.

One to watch with a few mates, some beers, and snacks.


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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

Gross USA:

$8,008,161

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,496,820
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Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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