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Machete Kills (2013)

Director: Robert Rodriguez


The U.S. government recruits Machete (Danny Trejo) to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer (Mel Gibson) who looks to launch a weapon into space.

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  • This is the first film of Charlie Sheen's career in which he is credited under his birth name, Carlos Estevez. He is humorously given an "introducing" credit.
  • This film was Mel Gibson’s first role as a villain.
  • The film was shot in 29 days.
  • During the fight scene between Machete (Danny Trejo) and Voz (Mel Gibson), the "William Wallace" sword from the 1995 film Braveheart, which Gibson starred in.
  • Film director Robert Rodriguez wrote the part of Voz with Mel Gibson in mind.
  • Michelle Williams was offered the role of Miss San Antonio, but declined. The role went to Amber Heard.
  • Mel Gibson completed his role in one week.
  • Alexa PenaVega only has one line throughout the film.
  • At the end of the armored car chase scene, when Desdemona (Sofia Vergara) and her crew turn to leave, a few notes from the 2001 film Spy Kids, theme music can be heard when Killjoy (Alexa PenaVega) walks away. Alexa PenaVega played Carmen Cortez in the first three Spy Kids films, which they were also directed by Robert Rodriguez.
  • Charlie Sheen and Danny Trejo never appear in a shot together in the Oval Office briefing. Their parts were shot on different days and edited together.
  • Charlie Sheen plays the President in the film. His father Martin Sheen famously played the President in the political drama television series The West Wing (1999-2006).
  • Reese Witherspoon, Lindy Booth, Rocio Banquells and Rachel McAdams were considered for the role of La Camaleón.