Cast and Crew: Robert Rodriguez (Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Editor, Music); Danny Trejo, Robert De Niro, Jessica Alba, Michelle Rodriguez, Steven Seagal, Lindsay Lohan, Don Johnson, Jeff Fahey, Cheech Marin
What It’s About: Machete Cortez, a former Federale, seeks revenge when he is double-crossed and made to look like a villain as part of a plot to sway public opinion about border security. (It’s actually much more complicated than that.) You can read our full review here.
Why Watch it Today?: Danny Trejo was born on this day in 1944.
Where to Get It: Netflix (Rental Only) or your local library.