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Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

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A deactivated cyborg is revived, but cannot remember anything of her past life and goes on a quest to find out who she is.

Director:

Robert Rodriguez

Writers:

James Cameron (screenplay by), Laeta Kalogridis (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rosa Salazar ... Alita
Christoph Waltz ... Dr. Dyson Ido
Jennifer Connelly ... Chiren
Mahershala Ali ... Vector
Ed Skrein ... Zapan
Jackie Earle Haley ... Grewishka
Keean Johnson ... Hugo
Jorge Lendeborg Jr. ... Tanji
Lana Condor ... Koyomi
Idara Victor ... Nurse Gerhad
Jeff Fahey ... McTeague
Eiza González ... Nyssiana
Derek Mears ... Romo
Leonard Wu ... Kinuba
Racer Rodriguez Racer Rodriguez ... Claymore (as Racer Maximiliano Rodriguez-Avellán)

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Storyline

Alita is a creation from an age of despair. Found by the mysterious Dr. Ido while trolling for cyborg parts, Alita becomes a lethal, dangerous being. She cannot remember who she is, or where she came from. But to Dr. Ido, the truth is all too clear. She is the one being who can break the cycle of death and destruction left behind from Tiphares. But to accomplish her true purpose, she must fight and kill. And that is where Alita's true significance comes to bear. She is an angel from heaven. She is an angel of death. Written by Anthony Harmon

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The final film distributed by 20th Century Fox as a stand-alone studio due to The Walt Disney Company acquired 21st Century Fox on March 20, 2019. See more »

Goofs

When Alita disarms Zapan in the bar, the sword bounces across the table and falls off the far side. But in the next shot, the sword is at her feet. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Dyson Ido: [To Alita] Wait here.
[pauses]
Dr. Dyson Ido: Try not to kill anybody.
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Crazy Credits

The 20th Century Fox logo briefly changes to Iron City style, reading "26th Century". See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Topsy Turvy Plans (2020) See more »

Soundtracks

El Rey Del Calle
Written by Robert Rodriguez
Performed by Mark Del Castillo and Robert Rodriguez
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Alita
12 February 2020 | by MR_HeracliusSee all my reviews

I loved this movie! Alita: Battle Angel is my type of movie. I love the science fiction and the great action throughout the entire movie. It also has a very substantive story as a solid foundation. The setting is very grim but Alita's character is uplifting and gives viewers hope. I liked how Alita's story also involves a quest of finding out who she truly is. She finds herself in a world where she can be seen as somewhat ordinary. But she comes to find out that she's far from ordinary. She's an angel from heaven. I really enjoyed this movie and the story itself can be explained further in other films. I hope there's a sequel as the ending laid the framework for more films. This movie is emotional, action filled, and has intense action sequences. The creators of this film did a nice job of spacing out the action. They didn't rush into it and every battle scene was meaningful. I would definitely recommend this movie.


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Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

14 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,525,613, 17 February 2019

Gross USA:

$85,710,210

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$404,852,543
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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