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Based on 33 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 11 )
  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    As much as Machete Kills is a reunion and continued revival, it also represents a sort of gentrification of the exploitation genre. It's probably time to move on and let a new generation of kids take a crack at making bad films. show more

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    Scott Bowles USA Today

    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 original. The mayhem has just become boring. show more

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    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Machete Kills? “Machete Bores” is more like it. show more

  • 30
    Justin Lowe The Hollywood Reporter

    The cinematic axiom of diminishing returns appears to be catching up with Robert Rodriguez’s Machete franchise in only the second installment, as the series’ engagingly lowbrow concept gets overwhelmed by episodic plotting and uninspired, rote performances. show more

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    Ian Buckwalter NPR

    At times, to be blunt, he (Trejo) comes off like a silent film star who's accidentally lumbered onto the set of a bloody, violent, thoroughly ridiculous talkie: reluctant to speak, sometimes a little confused by his surroundings. show more

  • 64
    William Goss

    More focused and less preachy than its exploitation-riffing predecessor, the comparably shoddy Machete Kills nonetheless peters out in the homestretch (and, for some, surely sooner). show more

  • 50
    Richard Roeper Chicago Sun-Times

    The harder everyone tries to wring laughs out of the next hail of bullets or the next ridiculous plot twist or the next comedic decapitation, the duller the edge of the humor. show more

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    Kyle Smith New York Post

    Entertainingly gruesome in parts, and not without a certain anarchic wit, it’s the kind of movie you pause to watch when it’s on TV, but after half an hour, you’ll click over to something else. show more

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    Tom Russo Boston Globe

    Rodriguez does a fair job of keeping the zaniness coming: Vergara’s machine gun bra, Gibson delivering exposition in a “Star Wars” prop, bad guys offed by helicopter blades in dementedly creative ways. It’s enough that you’ll hope Rodriguez makes good on that new faux trailer — for “Machete Kills Again . . . in Space.” show more

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    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Those who love Robert Rodriguez's over-the-top Grindhouse-flavored spoofs will delight in this one but, ultimately, this is probably one Machete too many. show more

  • March 10, 2014 hs00000000185052
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    I didn't know I should laugh watching this movie, or I should be consider it as WOW adventure, Police action or what. Movie industry is going down. Years ago, the movies had better taste into it.

  • October 25, 2013 Allison Johnson
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    Not as self contained as the original. It\'s more like the first half of a story that will be resolved in \"Machete Kills Again... in Space.\" But it was great fun and I enjoyed every single minute of it, Can\'t wait for the next installment.

  • October 17, 2013 Mrfeelgooood77
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    just what you would expect from Robert

  • October 17, 2013 polfpilf
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    Garbage, very pitiful in every aspect, poor acting by great actors, an obvious money grab by the powers that be.

  • October 17, 2013 chetoo55
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    save your money !!!!!

  • October 16, 2013 Bob
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    Rodriguez, Trejo, \"Machete,\" you know what you are in for. This one doesn\'t disappoint. And as usual, I don\'t know how Rodriguez gets all these \"Big Names.\&************ it for PURE ENTERTAINMENT!

  • October 15, 2013 jennage323
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    Annabelle. although Esther`s st0rry is super, on monday I got a great Lexus LS400 since I been making $9389 this last four weeks and more than ten grand this past month. it\'s by-far the coolest work I\'ve ever done. I actually started 4 months ago and pretty much immediately was earning over $78... p

  • October 15, 2013 nn00000000167650
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    I actually fell asleep during this movie. It was terrible and this is coming from someone who loved the first one. I only pray they don\'t actually do Machete in Space.

  • October 12, 2013 FRANKIE
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    This is one of the worse movies I\'ve ever seen. There are killings (lots of them) with no reason ... I was very disappointed.

  • October 12, 2013 gogiyms
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    Machete is awesome! Great movie full of action, lots of fun... Love the cast! Great movie! If you want something fun and exciting, then this is a definite must see!!!!!!!!


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