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Desperado (1995)

Updated: Jun 22

R | 1h 44min | 8/10 | #Action #Drama #Crime

Parental Rating: R (Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian)


 
 

STORYLINE:

"Desperado", released in August 1995, is the second installment in Robert Rodriguez's Mexico Trilogy, following "El Mariachi." The film stars Antonio Banderas as the Mariachi, who seeks revenge on the drug lord responsible for his lover's death. Along the way, he becomes entangled with a beautiful bookstore owner, played by Salma Hayek, and confronts a slew of villains in a quest for justice.


STAFF REVIEW:

With "Desperado," Robert Rodriguez delivers a high-octane blend of action, romance, and humor. Antonio Banderas embodies the iconic Mariachi with charisma and intensity, while Salma Hayek's performance adds depth and allure. The film's over-the-top action sequences and memorable soundtrack cement it as a cult classic in the action genre.


CREDITS:

Director: Robert Rodriguez

Writer: Robert Rodriguez

Starring:

- Antonio Banderas as El Mariachi

- Salma Hayek as Carolina

- Joaquim de Almeida as Bucho

- Steve Buscemi - Buscemi

Produced by:

- Robert Rodriguez

- Bill Borden

Production Companies:

- Los Hooligans Productions

Cinematography: Guillermo Navarro

Edited by: Robert Rodriguez

Music by: Los Lobos

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures

Release date: August 25, 1995

Run Time: 1hr 44 min

Country: United States

Languages:

- English

- Spanish

Budget: $7 million

Box office: $58 million


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