• Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)

Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Release Date: September 12th, 2003

DVD Release Date: January 20th, 2004

R |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

Return of the mythic guitar-slinging hero, El Mariachi (Antonio Banderas), in the final installment of the Mariachi/Desperado trilogy. The saga continues as El Mariachi makes his way across a rugged landscape on the blood trail of Barrillo (Willem Dafoe), a cartel kingpin with one last score to settle who is planning a coup d'etat against the president of Mexico. Enlisted by Sands (Johnny Depp), a corrupt CIA agent, El Mariachi demands retribution.

Cast: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp, Mickey Rourke, Willem Dafoe, Eva Mendes, Danny Trejo, Enrique Iglesias

Director: Robert Rodriguez

Genres: Action

Production Co: Troublemaker Studios

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Revenge, Quest, 2000s, Hotel, Rescue, Gritty, Friend, Intense

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Affectionately conceived, imaginatively staged and highly entertaining. show more

  • 75
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    You don't want to miss Depp in this movie -- he knocks it out of the park. show more

  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Excellent. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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