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Antonio Banderas Antonio Banderas
El Mariachi
Salma Hayek Salma Hayek
Carolina
Cheech Marin Cheech Marin
Short Bartender
Steve Buscemi Steve Buscemi
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Carlos Gómez Carlos Gómez
Right Hand
Quentin Tarantino Quentin Tarantino
Pick-up Guy


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Robert Rodriguez Robert Rodriguez
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Awfully entertaining action flick!

15 years, 9 months ago at May 25 10:20
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"It's strange how pulling a trigger is easier than playing the guitar. Easier to destroy, than to create."

After the unanticipated success of Robert Rodriguez's little known movie El Mariachi it was pure fate that a sequel would be instigated. In this case, Desperado is a reworking of the original film while also acting as a continuation of the story. El Mariachi was made on an asto... read more

Bless Me, For I Have Killed Quite A Few Men.

15 years, 2 months ago at Dec 4 21:29
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Over the top awesome flick! Antonio Banderas plays El Mariachi; a man looking for not only work to fit his talent to entertainer, but a man who calls himself Bucho. This man took what he held dear right in front of him; a former girlfriend and put a decent size hole in his hand as well. Now, the legend of the Mariachi has come true and to a filthy mexican bar near you! After several shootouts left... read more

An average movie

7 years, 5 months ago at Sep 19 9:23
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Even though Robert Rodriguez definitely got noticed thanks to his directing debut 'El Mariachi', it is actually really with this sequel/remake that he eventually became really noticed by the mainstream audience. I remember it very well, I even saw the damned thing in the movie theater when it was released. Basically, even though the budget was still rather modest (approximately $7 million), it was... read more
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A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Release date: 25 August 1995
UPC: 043396116597
Tags: Action (36), Revenge (16), 1995 (15), Crime (14), 1990s (14), Remake (12), Violence (10), Thriller (9), Romance (9), Sequel (7), Guitarist (7), Trilogy (6), Gunfights (6), Mariachi (6), Western (5), Black Comedy (5), Robert Rodriguez (5), Shot In The Forehead (5), Shot In The Back (5), Shot In The Hand (5)
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"Both a sequel and a remake of sorts. Director Robert Rodriguez one-upped himself on all fronts with unbridled and bonkers gusto. "


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