They Call Him Machete
From The Quentin Tarantino Archives
- Machete is one of the fake Grind House Trailers.
- Writer/Director: Robert Rodriguez
- Genre: Mexploitation-Action
|Jeff Fahey||The Well-Dressed Man|
|Cheech Marin||Father Benicio Del Toro|
|Alicia Rachel Marek||Daughter|
- The "Mexican Charles Bronson" Danny Trejo (Desperado, Heat) plays the hard edged title character. Cameos by Cheech Marin as a priest who wields a shotgun and Jeff Fahey (J.T. in Planet Terror) who plays a businessman who hires Machete to do a job, only to double cross him. Machete gets it on with his wife AND daughter in return as part of his payback!! Its a cool trailer with some great one-liners!
- Robert Rodriguez has confirmed that he will do a Machete movie that goes Direct-to-DVD.