Desperado (1995)

Film details

Alternative titles

  • Mariachi's Return Working
  • Pistolero Working
  • El Mariachi 2 Working
  • Return of the Mariachi Working


El Mariachi takes on the dark border underworld when he follows a trail of blood to the last of the infamous Mexican drug barons. With the help of his best friend and a beautiful bookstore owner, El Mariachi confronts the drug dealer's army of desperados in a bullet-ridden showdown.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top