THE 10 GREATEST ACTION FILMS ON NETFLIX

#2 EL MARIACHI

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A traveling mariachi is mistaken for a murderous criminal and must hide from a gang who are, shall we say, more than a little keen on killing him. The first instalment in writer and director Robert Rodriguez's Mexico Trilogy, this Spanish language film was shot with a mainly amateur cast for just $7000 - almost half of which Rodriguez raised by participating in experimental clinical drug testing. In 2011, the movie was inducted into the Library of Congress to be preserved as part of its National Film Registry for being culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant. Plenty of good deaths n'all.