Desperado

Trivia: Carlos Gallardo, who played El Mariachi in the prequel to Desperado, El Mariachi (1992), was given a cameo role in Desperado as Campa, the mariachi with the two machine-gun guitar cases.

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Trivia: The same Ford pickup truck that was used (over and over again) in El Mariachi can be seen when he crosses a street near the beginning, you don't need to look very hard to find it.

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Trivia: The American girl who is criticising the service in the Tarasco Bar (just before Quentin Tarantino walks in) is actually Robert Rodriguez's sister.

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Trivia: The gun shaped like a penis from From Dusk Till Dawn is in Antonio Banderas' guitar case in this movie.

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Trivia: Made for just $7m, but that was a thousand times more than the budget for El Mariachi.

Trivia: Despite playing a fairly prominent character, Danny Trejo does not have a single line of dialogue throughout the entire movie.

Continuity mistake: When the bad guys try and kill Antonio Banderas in the bookstore, after killing about the third bad guy, you can clearly see his gun lock on an empty chamber, but there's a cut and he immediately carries on shooting.

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El Mariachi: Give me the strength to be what I was, and forgive me for what I am.

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Question: I have two questions: 1) At the beginning of the movie, when Buscemi tells the story about the mariachi in this one bar in Saragossa, Tavo (the one Mexican that is later in the movie killed on the street by the mariachi) says something in Spanish, and all start laughing - does anybody know what he says? 2)When the mariachi prepares to go to the Tarasco-Bar, in his bathroom, what song is played?

Answer: Tito Larriva as Tavo says (in reference to Steve Buscemi) that "This guy smells like shit." The name of the song being played is "Manifold de Amour" by Latin Playboys.

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