¡Mucha Lucha!: The Return of El Maléfico is a animated direct-to-video film produced by Warner Bros. Animation. The film was originally shown at the San Diego Comic-Con on July 25, 2004, and was released on video on January 4, 2005.
The world of Lucha Libre is threatened when a dark force named El Maléfico is accidentally released. Our three Mascaritas, Rikochet, Buena Girl, and The Flea must rise to the challenge and send this evil back from whence it came. Their battle with El Maléfico will decide the fate of the universe!
Penn Jillette as Fortune Teller, Pawn Shop Owner, Ticket Man and himself
Freddy Rodríguez as El Silver Mask Jr. and El Portero
Hector Elizondo as Narrator and Ring Announcer
Kathleen Barr as Queen Voladora, Mrs. Flea, Disco Woman, Buena Mom
Garry Chalk as Tibor the Terrible and El Haystack Grande
Michael Donovan as El Rey, Megawatt, Groom and Botas Del Fuego
Brian Drummond as El Evil Cheese Grande and Buena Dad
Jess Harnell as Don Cerebro and Vegas Lounge Singer
Terry Klassen as Rikochet's Abuelito and Cab Driver
Scott McNeil as Vegas Performer, Shoeshine Man, Minotoro and Señor Hasbeena
Colin Murdock as Mr. Flea and Tourist Guy
Tabitha St. Germain as Female Vegas Singer, Duchess, Bride and Tourist Gal
Lee Tockar as El Loco Mosquito
Also known in production development as ¡Mucha Lucha!: The Code of Evil.
Penn and Teller the magicians are special guest stars in this movie.
First aired on Cartoon Network on March 4, 2005 at 8:00pm.
A few characters from past episodes make appearances - Queen Voladora from "The Mummy with the Golden Mask," with her Mummified Mommy (new to the movie), and the soccer player who got turned into a ball from "Pinball Wizard."
This movie marks the last time Rikochet's voice would be done by Carlos Alazraqui.
When they arive in Las Vegas, the sidecar has switched sides.
Practically every online store and DVD database erroneously lists this DVD's release date as January 5, 2005.