Once Upon a Time in Mexico


1h 37m 2003

Brief Synopsis

Haunted and scarred by tragedy, El Mariachi has retreated into a life of isolation. He is forced out of hiding when Sands, a corrupt CIA agent, recruits the reclusive hero to sabotage an assassination plot against the president of Mexico, which has been conceived by the evil cartel kingpin, Barillo. But El Mariachi also has his own reasons for returning--blood revenge. The desperado returns with his two capable cohorts Lorenzo and Fideo. And the legend of El Mariachi reaches new heights of adventure.

Film Details

Also Known As
Desperado 2, était une fois au Mexique - Desperado 2
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Action
Adventure
Crime
Western
Sequel
Release Date
2003
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Mexico

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

Haunted and scarred by tragedy, El Mariachi has retreated into a life of isolation. He is forced out of hiding when Sands, a corrupt CIA agent, recruits the reclusive hero to sabotage an assassination plot against the president of Mexico, which has been conceived by the evil cartel kingpin, Barillo. But El Mariachi also has his own reasons for returning--blood revenge. The desperado returns with his two capable cohorts Lorenzo and Fideo. And the legend of El Mariachi reaches new heights of adventure.

Crew

Doug Aarniokoski

Unit Director

Juan Aguirre

Accounting Assistant

Patricia Aguirre

Accounting Assistant

Eric Allard

Special Effects Assistant

Edgar Ambriz

Electrician

Pete Anthony

Original Music

Omar Arias

Location Manager

Jean-yves Audouard

Animator

Elizabeth Avellan

Producer

Roberto Avila

Dresser

Antonio Banderas

Song Performer

Antonio Banderas

Song

Rocio Barajas

Location Coordinator

David M. Barrett

Stunts

Patrice-alain Barrette

Digital Effects Artist

Michel Barriere

Digital Effects Artist

Romain Bayle

Animator

Steve Beeson

Production Accountant

Caroline Belisle

Production

Michel Bellego

Production Assistant

Stbastien Bergeron

Production Supervisor

Cheryl Bermeo

Stunts

Louise Bertrand

Production

Kevin Berve

Assistant Property Master

Brian Bettwy

Assistant Director

Dean Beville

Sound Design

Dean Beville

Sound Supervisor

Matt Beville

Foley Editor

Keefe Boerner

Visual Effects

Tony Boggs

Stunts

Mathieu Boucher

Animator

Marc Bourbonnais

Animator

Xavier Bourque

Digital Effects Artist

Troy Breeding

Makeup Assistant

Troy Breeding

Hair Assistant

Caroline Brien

Production Assistant

Wayne Brinton

Digital Effects Artist

Rodney Brunet

Visual Effects

Joe Bucaro

Stunts

Mark Burnett

Camera Utility

Emmanuel Cabare

Production Assistant

Virginia Capobianco

Property Master

Bill Carter

Song

Bill Carter

Music Producer

Rick Del Castillo

Music

Eva Castro

Set Decorator

Manu Chao

Song

Manu Chao

Song Performer

Michael Chock

Sound Effects Editor

Andy Cockrum

Apprentice Editor

Steve Constancio

Set Costumer

Marco Polo Constandse

Assistant Director

Eduardo Corona

Location Manager

Mike Cozens

Animator

Amanda Curry

Accounting Assistant

Jeff Dashnaw

Stunt Coordinator

William Dawson

Special Effects Assistant

Carmen De La Torre

Production Assistant

Mark Del Castillo

Song

Ricardo Del Rio

Assistant Director

Arturo Del Rio Galnares

Unit Manager

Thierry Delattre

Production Supervisor

Greg Dellerson

Assistant Camera

Christi Dembrowski

Assistant

Johnny Depp

Music Producer

Johnny Depp

Song

Luc Desmarais

Software Engineer

Anouk Deveault Moreau

Production Coordinator

Axel Uriegas Duarte

Assistant

Alisarine Ducolomb

Art Department Coordinator

Jay Duerr

Music Editor

John Dunn

Sound Effects Editor

Mathieu Dupuis

Digital Effects Artist

Caylah Eddleblute

Property Master

Ruth Ellsworth

Song

Ruth Ellsworth

Music Producer

Gabi Endicott

Script Supervisor

Brad Engleking

Sound Engineer

Sean Fairburn

Camera Utility

Gabriela Fernandez

Costumer

Thierry Fortier

Digital Effects Artist

Annette Fradera

Consultant

Dino Frenkiel

Stunts

Pedro Galindo

Song

Carlos Gallardo

Producer

Ernesto Garabito

Production Assistant

Jake Garber

Special Makeup Effects

Francisco Garcia

Grip

Roberto Garcia

Grip

Santiago Garcia

Production Assistant

Yanick Gaudreau

Animator

Allison Gay Baker

Assistant

Kevin Globerman

Music Editor

Kevin Globerman

Sound Recordist

Ryan Gomez

Assistant

Don Grantham

Original Music

Cynthia Graves

Production Coordinator

Jean-sebastien Guay

Software Engineer

Edna Guerrero

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Jorge Guerrero

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Chad Gunderson

Video

Heriberto Gutierrez

Assistant Camera

Zeferino Gutierrez

Wardrobe Assistant

Juan Guzman

Electrician

Juan Guzman

Grip

Tom Harper

Stunts

Salma Hayek

Song Performer

Federico Henocque

Assistant Director

Juan Hernandez

Electrician

Victor Hernandez

Production Assistant

David Heron

Special Effects Supervisor

Geoff Heron

Special Effects Supervisor

Paul Hill

Visual Effects Producer

Travis Hills

Production Assistant

Melo Hinojosa

Art Director

Toby Holguin

Stunts

Gael Hollard

Digital Effects Artist

Nadine Homier

Digital Effects Artist

Steve Hufsteter

Music

Steve Hufsteter

Song

Enrique Iglesias

Song Performer

Chris Jack

Post-Production Assistant

William Jacobs

Sound Design

Jonathan Jakubowicz

Production Assistant

Sergio Jara

Special Effects Coordinator

Lars Jensvold

Editor

Sue Jett

Coproducer

Jose Luis Jiminez

Production Assistant

Carrie Jones

Assistant Production Coordinator

Steve Joyner

Property Master

Joseph Kasparian

Animator

Josh Kemble

Stunts

Janet Ketchum

Music Contractor

Chris Klatman

Original Music

Penka Kouneva

Original Music

Val Kuklowsky

Dialogue Editor

Mathieu Lalonde

Animator

Nicolas Langlois-demers

Animator

Jean Lapointe

Digital Effects Artist

Tito Larriva

Song

Dinah Lary

Assistant

Patrice Laure

Set Decorator

Evelyne Leblond

Production Assistant

Ernesto Lecuona

Song

Daniel Leduc

Visual Effects Supervisor

Daniel Leduc

Visual Effects Producer

Francois Leduc

Digital Effects Artist

Natasha Leonnet

Colorist

Shay Levin

Adr Mixer

Bob Levy

Sound Engineer

Patricio Liebenson

Sound Effects

Jimmy W Lindsey

Camera Operator

Ann-sophie Linteau

Production

Tita Lombardo

Unit Manager

Marcos Loya

Song Performer

Marcos Loya

Song

Gloria Lozano

Location Manager

Erik Lundborg

Original Music

Khristian Lupo

Stunts

Maria Lyons

Post-Production Supervisor

Jay Mahavier

Assistant Editor

Ethan Maniquis

Associate Editor

Tony Mark

Unit Production Manager

Tony Mark

Coproducer

Leticia Loza Marquez

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Marisela Marquez

Production Assistant

Andrea Martinez

Script Supervisor

James J Mase

Boom Operator

Graciela Maz=n

Costume Designer

Ireri Mazon

Assistant Costume Designer

Brian Mcnulty

Post-Production Supervisor

Francisco Medina

Office Production Assistant

Maia Medve

Post-Production Assistant

Salvador Melgoza

Accounting Assistant

Fred Meyers

Camera Utility

Alan Meyerson

Music Scoring Mixer

Roberto Ayala Meza

Production Assistant

Sandra Miguelli

Hair Assistant

Sandra Miguelli

Makeup Assistant

Carey Milbradt

Foley Recordist

Whitney Miller

Post-Production Accountant

William J Missett

Editing

Gail Monian

Stunts

Brian Montgomery

Special Effects Technician

Norman Mora

Stunts

Angeles Morales

Location Manager

Felipe Morales

Grip

Marco A Morales

Electrician

Fernando S Moreno

Best Boy Electric

Juan Manuel Moreno

Electrician

Ken Moreno

Stunts

Ernesto Munoz

Boom Operator

Michel Murdock

Accountant

Dan Nelson

Special Effects Supervisor

Greg Nicotero

Special Makeup Effects

Roxie Norman

Hair

Ed Novick

Sound Mixer

George Oldziey

Original Music

George Oldziey

Music Coordinator

George Oldziey

Music Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
Desperado 2, était une fois au Mexique - Desperado 2
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Action
Adventure
Crime
Western
Sequel
Release Date
2003
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Mexico

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall September 12, 2003

Released in United States on Video January 20, 2004

Released in United States 2003

Shown at Venice International Film Festival (out of competition) August 27 - September 6, 2003.

Sequel to "Desperado" (USA/1995) directed by Robert Rodriguez and starring Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek.

Loosely based on "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" (USA/1966) directed by Sergio Leone and starring Clint Eastwood.

Kodak

Released in United States Fall September 12, 2003

Released in United States on Video January 20, 2004

Released in United States 2003 (Shown at Venice International Film Festival (out of competition) August 27 - September 6, 2003.)