Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 cyberpunk action film directed by Robert Rodriguez and produced by James Cameron. The movie is based on the Japanese manga series “Battle Angel Alita” by Yukito Kishiro. The story follows Alita, a cyborg who awakens in a new body with no memory of her past, as she navigates a futuristic city filled with crime and corruption. The movie received mixed reviews from critics, with praise for its visual effects and action sequences but criticism for its pacing and script.
The film stars Rosa Salazar as Alita, alongside Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, and Keean Johnson. Despite mixed reviews, the movie has gained a dedicated fanbase and there have been discussions of a potential sequel, although no official announcement has been made as of yet.