El Mariachi (1993)

Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 1hr 20mins.
Genres Drama, Romance, Action
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  • Actor Peter Marquardt dies at 50
    By: WENN.com Jul 27, 2014

    El Mariachi actor Peter Marquardt has died, aged 50.

  • Robert Rodriguez keen to encourage budding directors to follow his El Mariachi example
    By: WENN.com Mar 14, 2014

    Moviemaker Robert Rodriguez is going back to his roots to offer budding directors the chance to make their dream film on a budget.

  • Betty Thomas To Direct 'Desperados'
    By: Daniel Hubschman Mar 18, 2011

    Sadly, El Mariachi will not appear in this film

  • The 'El Mariachi' Trilogy Blu-ray Giveaway #WinMariachi
    By: Hollywood.com Staff Jan 03, 2011

    Tweet and win!

  • Spy Kids 4 Coming August 2011
    By: Hollywood.com Staff Mar 24, 2010

    Rodriguez to reboot the multi-million dollar franchise with new kids

  • Top 25 Sundance Films Named
    By: WENN.com Jan 25, 2005

    Top 25 Sundance Films Named including Four Weddings & A Funeral, Clerks, Shine, El Mariachi, In The Bedroom, Hoop Dreams and Napoleon Dynamite

  • Box Office Analysis, Sept. 14: Viva! "Mexico"
    By: Kit Bowen Sep 14, 2003

    Once Upon a Time in Mexico wins the box office the weekend of Sept. 14. Others in lineup include Matchstick Men Cabin Fever Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Freaky Friday Jeepers Creepers 2 Open Range S.W.A.T. Seabiscuit Lost In Translation

  • Looking for Halley's Comet at Sundance
    By: Jim Bartoo Jul 06, 2001

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 18, 2000 -- At last year's Sundance Film Festival, 26-year-old director Tony Bui scored a monster victory when his debut offering "Three Seasons," took three awards, including both the Grand Jury and Audience prizes for best picture. But despite being the toast of Park City, Utah, the film about post-war Vietnam opened quietly in May with a $47,000 debut weekend at the box office. It topped off its theatrical run in August with little more than $2 million in ticket sal

  • Depp and Dafoe cross the border
    By: Studio Source Jun 16, 2001

    Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe and Mickey Rourke will join Antonio Banderas in the third installment of director Robert Rodriguez's trilogy loosely based on Sergio Leone's spaghetti westerns. Once Upon a Time in Mexico: Desperado 2 will begin shooting in Mexico this week, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The trilogy began with El Mariachi in 1992 and followed with Desperado three years later. Desperado, which starred Banderas, Quentin Tarantino and Selma Hayek, grossed $25 million domestically.

  • Sequel to "Desperado" a possibility
    By: Kit Bowen May 09, 2001

    Director Robert Rodriguez and his favorite leading man Antonio Banderas, both hot off the hit film Spy Kids, will reteam for Once Upon a Time in Mexico for Dimension Films. Continuing the trilogy that began with Rodriguez's El Mariachi and Desperado, the new film is loosely based on the spaghetti Western classic The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Rodriguez told the Hollywood Reporter that he will return to a more "down and dirty, more experimental style of shooting" as he displayed in the first fil

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Cecilio Rodriguez Song Performer ("Mariachi Love Theme") 120788 8000014
Juan Suarez Song Performer ("Ganas De Vivir") 120788 8000013
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Manuel Salinas Stunts stunt supervisor 240 19000001
Roberto Martinez Dolly Grip n/a 264 15000002
Carlos M Gallardo Dolly Grip n/a 264 15000001
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Carlos Gallardo Special Effects n/a 168 23000002
Jose Aranda Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000014
Enrique Perez Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000015
Manuel Portillo Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000013
Andrea & Nora Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000012
Jorge Cadena Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000011
Miguel Orihuela Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000016
Ernesto Gallegos Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000017
Ben Davis Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000021
Elizabeth Avellan Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000022
Keith Kritselis Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000020
Humberto Cantu Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000019
Rafael Perales Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000018
Alfonso Arau Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000010
Jaime Rodriguez Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000009
Evaristo Perez Arreola Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000001
Hector Monroy Plascencia Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000002
Francisco Martinez Production production attorney 120824 25000003
Roberto Martinez Production Assistant n/a 275 25000002
Maria Gonzales Assistant (to producers) 120820 25000001
Carmen M DeGallardo Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000003
Josue Munoz Quintero Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000004
Gudelio Garza Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000008
Jaime Garza Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000007
Ricardo Garza Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000006
Samuel Flores Special Thanks n/a 120874 26000005
Robert Rodriguez Editing editing/conforming 120901 7000002
Robert Rodriguez Editor n/a 172 7000001
Jaime Rodriguez Actor Moco's Men 1 1000018
Luis Cadena Actor Moco's Men 1 1000019
Yolanda Puga Actor Female Bodyguard 1 1000017
Juanita Vargas Actor Female Bodyguard 1 1000016
Virgen Delgado Actor Female Bodyguard 1 1000015
Afredo Martinez Actor Moco's Men 1 1000020
Gerardo Jaquez Actor Moco's Men 1 1000021
Jose Salinas Actor Moco's Men 1 1000025
Robert Santoyo Actor Moco's Men 1 1000026
Cesar Cadena Actor Moco's Men 1 1000024
Rosendo Ortiz Actor Moco's Men 1 1000023
Mario Mata Actor Moco's Men 1 1000022
Roberto Martinez Actor Prisoner 1 1000014
Walter Vargas Actor Prisoner 1 1000013
Reinol Martinez Actor Azul 1 1000005
Ramiro Gomez Actor Cantinero 1 1000006
Peter Marquardt Actor Mauricio 1 1000004
Jaime DeHoyos Actor Bigoton 1 1000003
Consuelo Gomez Actor Domino 1 1000002
Jesus Lopez Actor Viejo Clerk 1 1000007
Luis Baro Actor Domino's Assistant 1 1000008
Manuel Acosta Actor Bodyguard 1 1000012
Fernando Martinez Actor Azul's Rat 1 1000011
Poncho Ramon Actor Azul's Rat 1 1000010
Oscar Fabila Actor The Boy 1 1000009
Sabas Perez Actor Moco's Men 1 1000027
Guadencio Martin Actor Moco's Men 1 1000028
Elizabeth Avellan Associate Producer n/a 171 3000003
Carmen M DeGallardo Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Carlos Gallardo Producer n/a 3 3000002
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Robert Rodriguez Director n/a 2 2000001
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Robert Rodriguez Photography still photography 120835 6000003
Robert Rodriguez Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
Robert Rodriguez Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Carlos Gallardo Unit Production Manager n/a 182 5000001
Tito Tortuga Actor La Tortuga 1 1000043
H B Actor Pit Bull 1 1000042
Manuel Vejor Actor Moco's Men 1 1000032
Alfredo Cisneros Actor Keyboardist 1 1000033
DiFonso Quezada Actor Moco's Men 1 1000031
Maximo Martin Actor Moco's Men 1 1000030
Juan Garcia Actor Moco's Men 1 1000029
Israel Reyes Actor Taco 1 1000036
Clara Scott Actor Moco's Manicurist 1 1000037
Fermin Barron Actor School Bus Driver 1 1000041
Roberto Delgado Actor Jail Guard 1 1000040
Samuel Quiroz Actor Jail Guard 1 1000039
Maria Castillo Actor Jail Guard 1 1000038
Carlos Gallardo Actor El Mariachi 1 1000001
A young man wants nothing more than to be a mariachi like his grandfather and great grandfather before him. But the town he thinks will bring him luck brings only a curse of deadly mistaken identity. Forced to trade his guitar for a gun, the mariachi is playing for his life.