About

El Mariachi just wants to play his guitar and carry on the family tradition. Unfortunately, the town he tries to find work in has another visitor, a killer who carries his guns in a guitar case. The drug lord and his henchmen mistake el Mariachi for the killer, Azul, and chase him around town trying to kill him and get his guitar case.

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Directed by

Robert Rodriguez

Written by

Robert Rodriguez (Author)

Runtime

81 minutes

Country

United States of America, Mexico

Language

Spanish

Tagline

He didn't come looking for trouble, but trouble came looking for him.

Cast

Keywords

killer cult film legs usa–mexico border

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