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Once Upon a Time in Mexico (27-Aug-2003)

Director: Robert Rodriguez

Writer: Robert Rodriguez

Scored by: Robert Rodriguez

Producers: Elizabeth Avellan; Carlos Gallardo; Robert Rodriguez

Keywords: Thriller, Mexico, Espionage

A Mexican hit man falls into an espionage ring with a corrupt military general and mentally ill American intelligence agent.

ABSTRACT
Standing as the third entry in Mexican-American auteur Robert Rodriguez's El Mariachi trilogy, Once Upon a Time in Mexico revisits characters explored in El Mariachi and Desperado, following psychotic CIA agent Sands as he works with Mexican officials to undermine a plan spearheaded by a rogue general to assassinate the fragile republic's president. Needing an experienced marksman to assist in eliminating his enemies, Sands turns to infamous musician-cum-hitman El Mariachi, drawing him into a grand final showdown against his time-worn foes as part of an espionage escapade spanning the globe.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Antonio Banderas
Actor
10-Aug-1960   Zorro
Ruben Blades
Actor
16-Jul-1948   Panamanian superstar of salsa and screen
Willem Dafoe
Actor
22-Jul-1955   Last Temptation of Christ
Johnny Depp
Actor
9-Jun-1963   Captain Jack Sparrow
Salma Hayek
Actor
2-Sep-1966   Frida
Enrique Iglesias
Singer
8-May-1975   Balladeer
Cheech Marin
Actor
13-Jul-1946   The stoned half of Cheech and Chong
Julio Oscar Mechoso
Actor
31-May-1955   Joaquin Tiant on Greetings from Tucson
Eva Mendes
Actor
5-Mar-1974   2 Fast 2 Furious
Mickey Rourke
Actor
16-Sep-1952   The Wrestler
Danny Trejo
Actor
16-May-1944   Ex-con turned character actor

CAST

Antonio Banderas   ...   El Mariachi
Salma Hayek   ...   Carolina
Johnny Depp   ...   Sands
Mickey Rourke   ...   Billy
Eva Mendes   ...   Ajedrez
Danny Trejo   ...   Cucuy
Enrique Iglesias   ...   Lorenzo
Marco Leonardi   ...   Fideo
Cheech Marin   ...   Belini
Julio Oscar Mechoso   ...   Advisor
with
Ruben Blades   ...   Jorge FBI
Willem Dafoe   ...   Barillo
Gerardo Vigil   ...   Marquez
Pedro Armendariz   ...   President
Tito Larriva   ...   Cab Driver
Miguel Couturier   ...   Dr. Guevera
Tony Valdes   ...   Chicle Boy
José Luis Avendaño   ...   Alvaro
Rodolfo d'Alexandre   ...   Omar
Natalia Torres   ...   Mariachi's Girl
Steven Constancio   ...   Right Hand
Troy Robinson   ...   Romero
Ermahn Ospina   ...   Qui-Que
Luz María Rojas   ...   Pistolera
Mario Simon   ...   Cook
Bernard Hacker   ...   Blascoe
Cecilia Tijerina   ...   Waitress
Carola Vázquez   ...   Hospital Administrator
René Gatica   ...   Chief Federale
Silvia Santoyo   ...   Bachelorette
Juan Pablo Llaguno   ...   Bull Fighter
Ignacio Torres   ...   Teacher
Rogelio Gonzalez Grau   ...   Manny
Jorge Becerril   ...   Taco
Víctor Carpinteiro   ...   Left Nut
Dagoberto Gama   ...   Que Pasa

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