Machete Kills 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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The Playlist

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

By Amy Nicholson
Kills tops the 2010 original by not giving a mierda about logic or character.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Machete Don't Write Reviews

By darthmacho
Just kidding! A B-movie with an A-list cast, Machete Kills is exactly what it was meant to be, an entertaining movie that is not meant to be taken too seriously. The plot took an unexpected turn...

More of the same in the best way possible.

By fearbringer632
If you liked the first movie, you'll like this movie. It's not nearly as good, but it's more of the same stupid fun. If you hated the first movie, this won't change your mind....

Not as good as the first

By TheBeeNJ
Didn't go in expecting a 'good' movie, but thought it would be fun like the first. There were parts...don't get me wrong, but overall I found it boring....

Fun! Fun! Fun!

By Pa3cya
If you like "Machete" you must go see this movie! It is a lot of classic fun! All-star actors were great. Unexpected plot-twists. We enjoyed every minute of it!...

Machete Kills

By named after a movie star
If you are Machete fan you should join the fun with the cast and the witty remarks. Of all cast Lady Gaga held our attention on the screen...way to go ...anyway, we had fun and were one of about...

i enjoyed was funny

By aichapruitt
Hopefully the next one will be way better than this one.because the end was not clear has good actor.they just need to make them give more of them.because I think they can do better....


By rob.edwards
I love loud movies with lots of blood and exploding heads so why didn't I like this one? There's waaay too much going on, there are like six bad guys, and no one storyline gets more than five...

And Machete Kills Again!

By lancelotlinc
Now these are my kind of real involved story, just good old fashioned hack n chop! I think what most dont understand, is the cheesieness is intentional. These movies are a tribute to...

Machete don't joke: This movie is awesome!

By mdursin
If a hilarious action/spoof/comedy is your style, then this is the movie for you. Danny Trejo is like a Mexican James Bond, only he kills way more people way more violently. And I have to mention...

Not Much.

By movie-pro
Pretty bad to say the least. I like Danny Trejo considering his was in lock up for years. This movie much like the last one. It would be nice if Trejo could deliver more than one word at a time. The...

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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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