Alita: Battle Angel

Release Date: February 14th, 2019

PG-13 |2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary

Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does she have any recognition of the world she finds herself in. As Alita learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield her from her mysterious past.

Cast: Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Keean Johnson, Mahershala Ali, Jennifer Connelly, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley, Lana Condor

Director: Robert Rodriguez

Genres: Adventure , Action , Science fiction , Fantasy

Production Co: 20th Century Fox, Lightstorm Entertainment, Troublemaker Studios

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Emotional , Creative , Doctor , Escape , Love , Quest , Mystery , Love interest ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    I loved watching this sci-fi spectacle’s moving parts. I just couldn’t get past its brain. show more

  • 60
    Matt SingerScreenCrush

    Alita barely considers any of the existential questions about humanity that are typically central to this kind of sci-fi film. It’s just a slick action film. That is one way, at least, it does feel like a Robert Rodriguez movie. show more

  • 70
    Sam AdamsSlate

    It’s goofy as hell and borderline inexcusable at times, but it’s also kind of glorious. show more

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