Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Listal logo
El Mariachi (1992)
6.6 Rating
(538 ratings)
6.9 IMDB rating
Your Rating:

Add to favorites
Directed by


Starring (View all)
Carlos Gallardo Carlos Gallardo
El Mariachi
Jaime de Hoyos Jaime de Hoyos
Bigotón
Peter Marquardt Peter Marquardt
Mauricio
Ramiro Gómez Ramiro Gómez
Cantinero
Jesús López Jesús López
Viejo Clerk
Luis Baró Luis Baró
Domino's Assistant


Written by
Robert Rodriguez Robert Rodriguez
(written by)


Lists

167 votes
500 Essential Cult Movies (502 items)
list by Mackenzi
Published 1 year, 7 months ago 6 comments
117 votes
I hate you more than the plague itself (70 items)
list by Bml93
Published 7 years, 9 months ago 24 comments
102 votes
6,006 Movies to Experience B4 Death... (6006 items)
list by ToonHead2102
Published 7 years, 4 months ago 13 comments
83 votes
Low Budget Movies That Made Lots Of Money (31 items)
list by Coby
Published 7 years, 6 months ago 10 comments
62 votes
99 From Around The World: My Favorite Foreign Flix (99 items)
list by The Mighty Celestial
Published 9 years, 3 months ago 3 comments

View all El Mariachi (1992) lists (142 more)

El Mariachi (1992) Videos

EL MARIACHI - Trailer ( 1992 )

123 Views

Added 7 years ago




Cover art, photos and screenshots

3 votes
2 votes
1 vote
1 vote
1 vote

View all El Mariachi (1992) pictures (13 more)

Reviews

Great low budget action flick!

10 years, 4 months ago at May 24 6:13
2 votes
"All I wanted was to be a mariachi, like my ancestors. But the city I thought would bring me luck brought only a curse. I lost my guitar, my hand, and her. With this injury, I may never play the guitar again. Without her, I have no love. But with the dog and the weapons, I'm prepared for the future."

El Mariachi is an early film directed by now-famous filmmaker Robert Rodriguez. Ini... read more

A good movie

4 years, 10 months ago at Nov 15 8:21
1 vote
Like everyone else, I have been following Robert Rodriguez for many years and I thought it was finally time to watch his directing debut. First of all, before judging this flick, you have to bear in mind the circumstances during which it was directed. Indeed, it was made on one shoe-string budget (allegedly 7000 dollars, although the post-production and promotion did cost 1 million dollars), Rodri... read more

Simply Bad Ass.

9 years, 5 months ago at Apr 16 4:15
1 vote

Because of the severe financial restraints of this picture, the story is forced to be told thru the creativity of all-out action in it's purest, unadulterated form. I think that there should be a law requiring that all big budget action films be shot & directed with as much energy & fun as in this one, before even one cent of the million dollars of special effects is spent.
Cool, vi... read more
View all El Mariachi (1992) reviews
A mariachi trades his guitar for a gun in this wild bullet-dodging fast ride through a world of bandito violence.
Release date: 26 February 1993
UPC: 043396019690
Tags: Action (18), 1990s (10), Murder (8), Mexican (8), Low Budget (8), Foreign (7), Trilogy (6), Violence (6), 1992 (5), Motorcycle (5), Indie (5), Singer (5), Mexico (5), Death (5), Shot To Death (4), Tortoise (4), Drama (4), Spanish (3), Cellular Phone (3), Usa (3)
My tags: Add tags
Add to list
Not interested

Add Review
Picture
Video

  
English only, other review rules - Big post screen

Update feed

moviebuff added this to a list 5 days, 2 hours ago
Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 2 weeks ago
Top 10 of 10: 1993 (74 movies items)
Stehako added this to a list 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Juuso added this to a list 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Movie Diary -18 (103 movies items)

"28.4. DVD (rewatch) Tää oli ensimmäinen elokuva minkä lisäsin listalissa listalle. Vuosi oli 2012 ja asiat oli oikein hienosti. Nykytilanteesta en niin tiedä."


Sika added this to a list 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Katsotut 2018 (239 movies items)

"2.4.2018, DVD"


TinnoSG added this to a list 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Peliculas (268 movies items)
Leo added this to a list 7 months ago
Exclusive added this to a list 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Nattkrypet added this to a list 11 months, 1 week ago
Movie Reviews (951-1000) (50 movies items)

" This is the "Evil Dead" of action movies - a 16mm lowbudget action movie that is hugely entertaining with a lot of inventive camera angles and huge amounts of blood. The film feels realistic and has a nice bunch of faces and (to me) unknown Mexican faces. The only scene that rings untrue is when our hero runs up a car hood and the villains stupidly shoot themselves. "


rewster voted for an image 1 year, 1 month ago

YAHEMMI added this to a list 1 year, 1 month ago
My DVD COLLECTION (5802 dvds items)
movieman added this to a list 1 year, 1 month ago
1992 Movies Ranked (23 movies items)
cekadidas added this to a list 1 year, 3 months ago
Favorite Movies (539 movies items)
Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 1 year, 5 months ago
Favorite Film Characters (501 movies items)

"El Mariachi (Carlos Gallardo) "


Mackenzi added this to a list 1 year, 7 months ago
500 Essential Cult Movies (502 movies items)
Narratorjebi added this to a list 1 year, 7 months ago
Other movies (562 movies items)
Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 1 year, 7 months ago
Favorite Cult Films: 1993 (32 movies items)
stefoulephou added this to a list 1 year, 10 months ago
Mes films en vente (347 movies items)
Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 1 year, 11 months ago
Favorite Thrillers: 1992 (24 movies items)
The Mighty Celestial added this to a list 2 years ago
30 From 92: My Favorite Films From 1992 (30 movies items)

"Because of the severe financial restraints of this picture, the story of the the guitar-strumming, gun-toting wanderer known as El Mariarchi is forced to be told thru the creativity of all-out action in it's purest, most unadulterated form. I think that there should be a law requiring that all big budget action films be shot and directed with as much energy and fun as in this sparsely financed dynamo, before even one cent of the million dollars of special effects is spent. Cool, violent and high"


Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 2 years ago
mirinbuddy added this to a list 2 years, 1 month ago
1992 Films Ranked (74 movies items)
moviebuff added this to a list 2 years, 1 month ago
Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 2 years, 1 month ago
DarthTrino added this to a list 2 years, 2 months ago
Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 2 years, 3 months ago
keiju added this to a list 2 years, 3 months ago
Watched in 2016 (248 movies items)
Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 2 years, 4 months ago
Sika added this to a list 2 years, 5 months ago
Watchlist (343 movies items)
Exclusive added this to a list 2 years, 7 months ago
My Blu-Ray Collection (1062 movies items)

Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block