Alita: Battle Angel (2019) – Movie Review

Review of 2019 movie Alita: Battle Angel, a visually impressive hard sci-fi cyberpunk joyride.

Storyline: A deactivated female 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
Writer: James Cameron, Laeta Kalogridis, Robert Rodriguez
Based On: Battle Angel Alita (Japanese: Gunnm) by Yukito Kishiro

Stars:
Rosa Salazar as Alita
Christoph Waltz as Dr. Dyson Ido
Jennifer Connelly as Chiren
Mahershala Ali as Vector
Ed Skrein as Zapan, (cyborg bounty hunter)
Jackie Earle Haley as Grewishka (a huge cyborg who works for Nova as his personal assassin)
Keean Johnson as Hugo (Alita’s love interest)
Michelle Rodriguez as Gelda (a cyborg warrior from Mars who trained Alita)

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Release Date: February 14, 2019
Runtime: 2h 02min
Production Companies: 20th Century Fox, Lightstorm Entertainment, Troublemaker Studios, TSG Entertainment[
Distribution Company: 20th Century Fox
US MPAA Rating: PG-13
Canadian MPA Rating: 14A

Budget: $200 million

===== REVIEW SCORES =====

DANNYMALT SCORE: 8.5
IMDB Score: 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes: 59%
Metascore: 54

Review Scores as of February 11, 2019.

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===== EXTRA INFO =====
Intro & Outro Music in video by Illinois Brass Band “Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Illinois_Brass_Band/Music_to_Summon_the_Spirits/

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