Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 American cyberpunk action film directed by Robert Rodriguez.

Official trailers

20th Century Fox UK on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 released the trailer:
ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL | OFFICIAL HD TRAILER #3 | 2019.

Story intro

In 2563, 300 years after Earth is devastated by a catastrophic interplanetary war known as "the Fall" or "the Great War", scientist Dr. Dyson Ido discovers a disembodied female cyborg with an alive and intact human brain while scavenging for parts in the massive scrapyard of Iron City. Ido attaches a new cyborg body to the brain and names her "Alita" after his deceased daughter. Alita awakens with no memory of her past, meets Dr. Chiren, Ido's estranged ex-wife, and befriends Hugo, who dreams of moving to the wealthy sky city of Zalem. Hugo introduces Alita to Motorball, a battle royale racing sport played by cyborg gladiators. Secretly, Hugo robs cyborgs of their parts for Vector, owner of the Motorball tournament and the de facto ruler of the Factory, Iron City's governing authority. One night, Alita follows Ido; they are ambushed by a gang of cyborg serial killers led by Grewishka. Ido is injured, and Alita instinctively fights using "Panzer Kunst" (German for "armor art"), a lost combat art for machine bodies, kills two of the cyborgs and damages Grewishka, who retreats underground. Ido reveals that he is a Hunter-Warrior, a type of bounty hunter hired by the Factory. Grewishka goes to Dr. Chiren for help, who is working for Vector. Despite Alita believing that fighting will help her rediscover her past, Ido discourages her from becoming a Hunter-Warrior. Alita finds a highly advanced cyborg body in a crashed spaceship outside the city. Recognizing that the body belonged to a Berserker - deadly shock troops of the enemy nation United Republics of Mars (URM) from the Great War, of which Alita was a member - Ido refuses to install Alita in it.

Cast

Rosa Salazar
Alita, a revived female cyborg suffering from amnesia
Christoph Waltz
Dr. Dyson Ido, a renowned cyborg scientist, part-time bounty hunter and Alita's father figure
Jennifer Connelly
Dr. Chiren, Ido's estranged ex-wife, a master cyborg engineer
Mahershala Ali
Vector, an influential Factory entrepreneur with criminal connections
Ed Skrein
Zapan, an arrogant sword-wielding cyborg bounty hunter
Jackie Earle Haley
Grewishka, a huge cyborg criminal
Keean Johnson
Hugo, Alita's love interest and a morally conflicted scrap dealer
Lana Condor
Koyomi, a teenager
Jorge Lendeborg Jr.
Tanji, Hugo's scrap dealer friend and accomplice in crime
Eiza González
Nyssiana, a wanted criminal cyborg assassin and Grewishka's subordinate
Jeff Fahey
McTeague, a Hunter-Warrior
Idara Victor
Nurse Gerhad, Ido's assistant
Rick Yune
Master Clive Lee, a Hunter-Warrior
Derek Mears
Romo
Leonard Wu
Kinuba
Racer Maximiliano Rodriguez-Avellan
Claymore (as Racer Maximiliano Rodriguez-Avellán)
Marko Zaror
Ajakutty
Hugo Perez
Jacked Cyborg
Casper Van Dien
Amok
Billy Blair
Zapan's Cronie
Jamie Landau
Zapan Cronie 2
Dimitrius Pulido
Cyborg Jacking Victim
Patrick Gathron
Antioch
Elle LaMont
Screwhead
Alex Livinalli
Blue Wingman
Nelson 'Neal' Tallaferro
Red Wingman (as Neal Kodinsky)
Anthony Bandmann
Mace
Alan Trong
Kumaza (as Alan Nguyen)
Sam Medina
Stinger
Tod Junker
Exploder
John Wirt
Cyborg Factory Worker
Darcel Danielle
Young Factory Worker
Emma Lindsey
Ido's Daughter
Garrett Warren
Barkeep
Tony LaThanh
Hunter Warrior 1
Jorge A. Jimenez
Hunter Warrior 2
Vincent Fuentes
Ed
Iba Thiam
Guitarist (as Ibrahima Thiam)
Paul De Sousa
Heckler (as Paulo De Sousa)
Gregg Berger
Deckman
David Sobolov
Centurion (voice)
Jeff Bottoms
Motorball Announcer (voice)

About

The film Alita: Battle Angel was scheduled to be released on January 31, 2019 (Odeon Leicester Square), on February 6, 2019 (United Kingdom), on February 14, 2019 (United States, Germany) and on February 22, 2019 (Japan, People's Republic of China) by 20th Century Studios, 20th Century Fox Argentina, 20th Century Fox Brazil, 20th Century Fox India, Alexandra Films, Big Picture 2 Films, Blitz, Forum Film, Forum Hungary, Imperial / Cinepix, Nordisk Film, Odeon, The Moments Entertainment, Times Media Films, Twentieth Century Fox C.I.S., Ukrainian Film Distribution, Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Hispano Foxfilms S.A.E., Slovo Filma and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

The duration of the film is 122 minutes. With a budget of $170 million, the film grossed over $404.9 million.

The film had received a "PG-13" rating.

Rating

Alita: Battle Angel got high rating from critics. The audience also likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A-" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

External links

Official website: foxmovies.com/movies/alita-battle-angel

IMDB: Alita: Battle Angel

Wikipedia: Alita: Battle Angel

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