• Released
  • October 11, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 48 min
  • Action/Adventure
  • 624 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: In MACHETE KILLS, Danny Trejo returns as ex-Federale agent MACHETE, who is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man.

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Critic Ratings

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The Playlist

By Gabe Toro
Like its predecessor, Machete Kills is never less than busy with ridiculousness.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Machete Kills is gruesomely baroque trash staged with a kinetic freedom that is truly eye-popping, so you can forgive its lapses, like how...
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80

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
You’re really going for Rodriguez’s retrohappy splatter: Intestines tangle in helicopter rotors, heads pop in spring-loaded decapitations,...
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70

Village Voice

By Amy Nicholson
Kills tops the 2010 original by not giving a mierda about logic or character.
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64

Film.com

By William Goss
More focused and less preachy than its exploitation-riffing predecessor, the comparably shoddy Machete Kills nonetheless peters out in the...
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50

Slant Magazine

By Chris Cabin
The films that Robert Rodriguez emulates here are known for similar unexpected narrative turns, but the crucial value that he misses is...
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50

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Machete Kills dulls more than anything. It's not that Robert Rodriguez's sequel lacks any of the camp or exploitative violence of the 2010...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
The harder everyone tries to wring laughs out of the next hail of bullets or the next ridiculous plot twist or the next comedic...
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Those who love Robert Rodriguez's over-the-top Grindhouse-flavored spoofs will delight in this one but, ultimately, this is probably one...
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40

Variety

By Geoff Berkshire
As violent as its predecessor yet noticeably duller and less outrageous, Machete Kills is dragged to the finish line entirely by its...
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Danny Trejo is a bad ***machete and Robert Rodriguez's Machete is friggin amazing

By thechristians
there's non way the first one was any better . Machete kills is 100 times better...

very bad

By enikomandler
everything was fake and the clips were very bad!...

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Rated R | For strong bloody violence, some sexual content and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Over-the-top grindhouse sequel is full of bloody violence.
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