Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Director: Robert Rodriguez Cast: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp
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Once Upon a Time in Mexico 3.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 15 reviews.
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SAMSLANDING More than 1 year ago
Who is this hombre --- Robert Rodriguez --- and --- why was he allowed to so thoroughly waste such immense on-screen talent?!? For almost every conceivable reason, this movie is an utter disaster that should have been relegated to the guano heap before being foisted on the public --- any public. Writing, acting, photography, direction, editing --- each sets a substandard that --- hopefully --- will never be equalled or --- dios help us and save us --- underpassed.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I was sooo disappointed with this movie. Desperado was such a good film. This movie stinks. It's boring, uninteresting and a complete waste of time. Johnny Depp is mildly amusing but that's it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I thought this movie was hilarious...whether it was supposed to be or not. I liked it for the most part. However...I am a huge fan of Johnny Depp and expected more from one of his performances.
Guest More than 1 year ago
a waste of Willem Dafoe. many slow scenes. Thin script and dialogue, and not a single scene with a scorpion.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Once upon a time in mexico is acutally a pretty good action flick. Unlike some other action films today, the movie has sensible action scenes. The movie also pulls off humor with it. The acting is good. The story is good. The action scenes are cool. And the movie is funny. But one of the things I like most is the musical score. The score is great. The movie has a low budget for a action movie, but is an achievement considering its budget. My only problem, and I feel it is perhaps a big one, the film ends with many questions in my mind even though you can see that they tried to resolve the loose ends. The film is still pretty good though.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Robert Rodriguez's sequel to 'Desperado' and 'El Mariachi' starring Johnny Depp, Antonio Banderas, Willem Dafoe, Mickey Rourke, Danny Trejo, Ruben Blades, Eva Mendes and Salma Hayek. This contrived film consists of nothing more than a shallow plot to float over-the-top action scenes that would make Rambo III look as sober as Platoon. If there's any definition for senseless gratuitous violence, this movie is it; it elevates films such as 'Last Man Standing' to high drama status. Not only are the shooting scenes overdone, they're unrealistic to the point of being comically absurd; descending to a moronic level. Given the overwhelming stupidity of this film and his obvious ignorance as to firearms, Robert Rodriguez needs to go back to the basics of film making and consult with reality to give his audience an at least plausible, if not meaningful, story before releasing more of this infantile garbage.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Sands saves this weird movie. Sands is Johnny Depp. He comes in shoots people and says the funniest things. Thank you Johnny for saving this movie.
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BANG! There goes your money as you sit down in front of this western epic and the third (or fourth depending on whether or not you've heard the director commentary) movie in the 'El Mariachi' trilogy. BANG! There goes your attention as it is fixated on the screen as the image of Johnny Depp sitting at a table smoking a cigarette catches your attention immediately. BANG! There goes your sense of caring what goes on in the film as long as you get to see these great actors have a great time being directed by Robert Rodriguez in the fantastically mythic beauty of Mexico. The soundtrack as has been said many times before is simply breathtaking, completely badass and fitting in tone for the most badass of trilogies. In the same vein as Tarantino's 'silly movies' like Kill Bill and Pulp Fiction, 'Mexico' is a film where you shouldn't care whether the film is real or not but simply care whether its interesting or not. And by Golly it is, with Banderas firing off shots from his sawn off shotgun staring into the camera and looking unbelievably cool, this guy will go down in the history books as the spanish Clint Eastwood character, the 'man with no name' from the Sergio Leone movies. The direction is brilliant with Rodriguez proving once again his skills as a director who can pull them out of the hat as good as those who spend billions on whatever rubbish they want to pollute the silver screen with. This is Rodriguez getting back to his roots, the same Rodriguez that started out making 'El Mariachi' for the mexican movie market simply for the action, and in this film, explosions, stunts, salma hayek, man this is one movie thatll keep you interesting never mind the plot that doesn't make sense or the characters getting unequal screen time. BANG! This is the movie you need to brighten up those rainy days, and if you get the DVD you'll be inspired by the add ons that Rodriguez has filmed especially for the DVD. BANG! Bang indeed, celebrate another triumphant Rodriguez flick!