Machete Kills (2013)

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Machete Kills Release Date
October 11, 2013
Machete Kills Synopsis
In Machete Kills, Danny Trejo returns as ex-Federale agent Machete, who is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man - he must take down a madman revolutionary and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to spread war and anarchy across the planet.
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Starring: Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Sofia Vergara, Amber Heard, Charlie Sheen, Lady Gaga, Antonio Banderas, Jessica Alba, Demián Bichir, Alexa Vega, Vanessa Hudgens, Cuba Gooding, Jr., William Sadler, Marko Zaror and Mel Gibson
Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
Produced by: Robert Rodriguez, Aaron Kaufman, Iliana Nikolic,Sergei Bespalov, Alexander Rodnyansky and Rick Schwartz
Distributor: Open Road Films
Release Date:  October 11, 2013
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