Once Upon A Time In Mexico Movie Review Summary

Actors: Antonio Banderas, Johnny Depp, Mickey Rourke

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Once Upon A Time In Mexico

A CIA agent is working on a case involving several drug dealers. They plan to assassinate the president of Mexico in a coup d'etat. The agent calls out El Mariachi. El Mariachi and two of his friends join the CIA agent to protect the President and defeat the bad guys.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer

The main character, Desperado, is forced to participate in a plot by the US to take down a Mexican General, a general who just happened to have killed his wife and daughter. He is approached by a corrupt CIA agent and then sucked back into the violent life that he thought he had left behind him. He then contacts 2 fellow mariachi friends and proceeds to go on a killing spree. Throughout the movie, he is haunted by memories of his dead wife and daughter. However, he does finally come face to face with his enemy and kills him. Although he is victorious, Desperado is still a ravaged and sad man in the end.

This movie is the final one in a series of three, El Mariachi, then Desperado, then this one.
The review of this Movie prepared by Starla Chinn

Script Analysis of Once Upon A Time In Mexico

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 35%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 35%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   deposing an evil leader The terrorist enemy is...    -   drug dealers

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   accused criminal    -   unemployed Age:    -   40's-50's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Hispanic/Latinic


The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Mexico Misc setting    -   fort/military installation    -   building    -   church/synagogue

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths    -   gory visuals of torture Kind of violence:    -   karate chop    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   run over    -   crushed    -   flamed    -   impaled    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles

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