Machete is a 2010 "Mexploitation" film directed by Robert Rodriguez and stars Danny Trejo as the title character. The film started out as a mock trailer that was shown as part of the Grindhouse experience which included the films Planet Terror and Death Proof. The trailer was also featured on the Planet Terror DVD and a few of these scenes were left intact for the feature film. A sequel Machete Kills was released in 2013.
The following weapons were used in the film Machete:
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Colt MK IV Series 80
An engraved stainless steel Colt MK IV Series 80 with pearl grips is used by Senator McLaughlin (Robert De Niro) in his limousine.
Custom engraved nickel plated Colt MKIV Series 80 with pearl grips - .45 ACP. This is the screen used pistol for Robert De Niro
playing Senator McLaughlin in the Robert Rodriguez film Machete
Senator McLaughlin brandishes his Colt MK IV Series 80
Senator McLaughlin hijacks a taxicab with his Colt.
A stainless Colt M1911A1 is also among the weapons set out for Machete. Von Jackson (Don Johnson) uses an M1911A1 variant as his main sidearm. Some henchmen are also seen armed M1911A1s. Luz (Michelle Rodriguez) also carries a blued Colt with adjustable sights and custom red grips along with her dual SIG P232s that McLaughlin is later given.
Colt M1911A1 (nickel) - .45 ACP
Commercial Pre WW2 Blued M1911A1 - .45 ACP
A UHC "Colt M1911A1" Airsoft gun is the stainless handgun in the upper right.
Machete using a thug's 1911 to shoot another thug.
After shooting the others, he knocks him out too.
McLaughlin uses Luz's Colt with adjustable sights.
McLaughlin fires the Colt.
Springfield Armory M1911-A1
Sniper (Shea Whigham) also carries a Springfield Armory M1911-A1 as his sidearm.
Springfield Mil-Spec M1911-A1 Stainless Steel version with black grips - .45 ACP
Sniper points his SA M1911-A1 at an illegal alien. Notice how the hammer is not cocked: the alien is far from any harm.
Luz (Michelle Rodriguez) is seen using dual SIG-Sauer P230 handguns.
SIG-Sauer P230 with Stainless Steel finish - .380 ACP
Luz's SIG-Sauer P230 in a double shoulder holster.
A Glock 19 is the sidearm carried by Sartana (Jessica Alba) in the film. Machete is later seen holding it. A Glock 19 fitted with a suppressor and weaponlight is used by Michael Booth (Jeff Fahey). Also, one of Booth's guards at his house uses a Glock 19.
Glock 19 (3rd Generation) - 9x19mm
A Glock 19 fitted with a suppressor and weaponlight is used by Michael Booth (Jeff Fahey
A guard with a Glock 19 in an awkward position.
A few of the Sniper's associates carry the Beretta 92FS in the film. Also carried and used by the henchwoman (Cheryl Chin) of Torrez (Steven Seagal).
Thompson Center Arms Contender
Osiris Amanpour (Tom Savini) is seen on an internet site holding the Thompson Center Arms Contender single-shot pistol.
Thompson Center Arms Contender - .45-70
A heavily customized Walther P99 can be seen on a table of guns set out for Machete. What is supposed to be the P99 is in actually a Walther Nighthawk, a CO2 airgun.
Walther CP99 Nighthawk, an airgun replica manufactured by Umarex - .177 pellet
The pistol on the left with the scope and rail is a Walther "CP99" Nighthawk Air gun.
A customized stainless Walther P22 is also among the weapons set out for Machete.
Walther P22 in two-tone with a compensator - .22LR
The handgun with the chrome slide in the middle is the P22.
Smith & Wesson Model 629
A Smith & Wesson Model 629 is carried by Machete's partner at the film's beginning and then Machete is seen using it. The revolver is also used by a drug dealer.
Smith & Wesson Model 629 with 4" Barrel - .44 magnum
The revolver on the floor.
Smith & Wesson Model 500
April Booth (Lindsay Lohan) uses a Smith & Wesson Model 500 in the film. Also, Machete is briefly seen using a S&W 500 (This one with a 4" barrel) in Sartana's apartment. He grabs it from Sartana's nightstand.
Smith & Wesson Model 500 (8.75" Barrel) - .500 S&W Magnum
April Booth (Lindsay Lohan
) wielding her Smith & Wesson Model 500.
Smith & Wesson Model 500 with 4" Barrel - .500 S&W Magnum
Machete fires the Smith & Wesson Model 500.
Smith & Wesson Model 15
A coyote is seen with a Smith & Wesson Model 15. Von Jackson is also briefly seen with a Model 15.
Smith & Wesson Model 15 - .38 Special
One of Torrez's thugs is briefly seen armed with a Uzi in the beginning of the film. One of the thugs that accompany the Sniper in the hospital carries an Uzi.
A thug with a Uzi being impaled by Machete.
The henchwoman (Cheryl Chin) of Torrez (Steven Seagal) holds a Micro Uzi on Sartana.
IMI Micro Uzi with 32 round magazine - 9x19mm
The MAC-10 is used by Nurse Mona (Electra Avellan) and Nurse Lisa (Elise Avellan) as well as by April Booth.
Ingram MAC 10 open bolt submachine gun - .45 ACP
Ingram MAC-10 with a suppressor - .45 ACP
Heckler & Koch MP5K-PDW
The Heckler & Koch MP5K-PDW is used by one Sniper's thug's in Luz's hideout.
The Heckler & Koch MP5K-PDW is also used by one of Osiris' men in the church shootout.
Heckler & Koch MP5K-PDW - 9x19mm
A TEC-9 is also among the weapons set out for Machete.
The TEC-9 is the SMG on the right.
A TEC-9 in the upper right corner.
Colt AR-15 Sporter Match HBAR
Machete uses an Colt AR-15 Sporter Match HBAR fitted with a scope during his attempted assassination of the Senator (Robert De Niro).
Colt AR-15 Sporter Match HBAR (Model R6601) - 5.56x45mm
Machete aims at the Senator with his Colt AR-15 Sporter Match HBAR.
The M4A1 is used during the final shootout. One of Osiris' henchmen is also seen armed with an M4A1 during the church shootout.
Colt M4A1 Carbine with M68 Aimpoint reflex optic and Knight's Armament RAS railed handguard and vertical forward grip - 5.56x45mm
A henchman fires his M4A1.
Modified M4A1 Assault Rifle
Luz (Michelle Rodriguez) is seen with what appears to be an M4A1 style rifle housed in a futuristic shell.
Luz with modified M4A1 assault rifle.
A woman uses an AKM with a clear plastic magazine. Several other Mexican fighters are seen using them in the final shootout.
An AKMS is briefly seen in the hands of one of Torrez's men in the beginning.
AKMS under folder rifle - 7.62x39mm
Blaser R93 Tactical
A Blaser 93 Tactical sniper rifle is used by the Sniper (Shea Whigham) who shoots Machete and sets him off on his quest of vengeance. The sniper and the rifle are noticeably different from what was shown in the original Grindhouse trailer.
Blaser R93 Tactical - 7.62x51mm
Notice how both the rifle and the actor holding it have changed from the original (the one in Grindhouse
One of Von Jackson's henchmen carries a Remington 700 rifle at the beginning of the film.
Remington Model 700 (1970s Production) - .308 Winchester
Marlin Camp Carbine-9
Senator McLaughlin (Robert De Niro) is seen with a scoped Marlin Camp Carbine-9.
Senator McLaughlin (Robert De Niro
) is seen with a scoped Marlin Camp Carbine-9.
A video shows Senator McLaughlin (Robert De Niro
) with a scoped Marlin Camp Carbine-9.
GE M134 Minigun
As in the original Grindhouse trailer, Machete is seen mounting and then using a GE M134 minigun onto his motorcycle. Note that when he is driving the motorcycle the Minigun is mounted upside down and in a different type of mount then when he is firing the gun and attaching it to the bike. Likely the scenes where he is firing and attaching the Minigun are from the original Grindhouse trailer, and the other scenes were filmed later with a different mount for the full movie. Also of note is that there is no ammunition for the Minigun until the motorcycle is "airborne" and then a feed chute suddenly appears. Once the bike lands, the feed chute is gone.
GE M134 Minigun - 7.62x51mm NATO
General Electric M134 with first pattern spade grip mount and crosshair sights.
Machete installing the Minigun on the handlebars of his motorcycle
Machete on his Minigun-equipped motorcycle. This shot is from the trailer.
Machete on his Minigun-equipped motorcycle. This shot is from the film.
Machete fires the Minigun on his Motorcycle
Machete on his Minigun-equipped motorcycle after landing. Note the different mount.
A henchman posing as a cop uses a Remington 870 shotgun to apprehend Machete after the assassination attempt.
Remington 870 - 12 gauge.
The cop on the left is armed with a Remington 870.
Zebala Side by Side Sawed-off Field Shotgun
Luz (Michelle Rodriguez) is seen also using a side by side sawed off shotgun similar to the Zebala. She keeps the shotgun in a thigh holster that can swivel so she can fire it without drawing.
Closeup of the shotgun in the holster.
Luz swivels the shotgun up..
The thigh holster can swivel so she can fire it without drawing.
Padre Benito del Toro (Cheech Marin) uses a Mossberg 500 in the film.
Mossberg 500 w/ wooden furniture - 12 gauge
Padre del Toro's Mossberg 500 is in the right hand of the Padre.
Winchester Model 1200
Padre Benito del Toro (Cheech Marin) also uses a Winchester Model 1200 in the film.
Winchester Model 1200 Police Model - 12 Gauge
Padre del Toro's Winchester Model 1200 is in the left hand of the Padre.
A USAS-12 shotgun is used by Osiris Amanpour (Tom Savini).
USAS-12 with 10-round magazine - 12 gauge
Winchester Model 1300 Defender
A dirty cop is using a Winchester Model 1300 to apprehend Machete after the assassination attempt.
Restaurant workers are also seen using Winchester Model 1300 shotguns during the final shootout.
Winchester Model 1300 - 12 gauge
The cop on the right is armed with a Winchester Model 1300.
A Franchi SPAS-12 is seen being thrown into the air during the fight between Torrez and Machete.
Franchi SPAS-12 - 12 gauge
A SPAS-12 being thrown around.
A Cobray Street Sweeper is seen on the table of guns for Machete as well as used by a militia member in the final battle.
SWD/Cobray Street Sweeper - 12 gauge
Luz's Weapons Cache