Alita Battle Angel (2019) is an American cyberpunk, action, fantasy film directed by Robert Rodriguez. Its screenplay is written by James Cameron and Laeta Kalogridis, based on the manga Gunnm by author by author Yukito Kishiro. The film received many positive reviews for its visual effects and action screen. It tells about the journey of finding memories of a cyborg Alita. The film features Rosa Salazar in the leading role: Alita and Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley, Keean Johnson in supporting roles.
In the century 26th, 300 years after the disastrous war "The Fall', the Earth is in terrible destruction. Dr. Dyson Ido, in exploration in Iron City, discovers a female cyborg. Although she is badly damaged, she has a human brain and a fully intact heart inside. Ido regenerates her and names her: Alita after his deceased daughter. Alita awakens with no memory about herself either the world she is living in. She realizes she is an excellent warrior with an extraordinary brain and a powerful, agile cyborg's body. Incidentally, she meets Hugo, a young man dreaming of moving into the wealthy sky city of Zalem. They quickly become intimate. Hugo introduces Alita to Motorball, a racing sport played by cyborg gladiators. In an ambush, Ido and Alita confront a gang of cyborg serial killers, led by Grewishka, Ido is injured, Alita detects her instinct skill "Panzer Kunst", a lost combat art for machine bodies, and uses it to defeat the gang. Ido reveals that he is a Hunter-Warrior, a bounty hunter, and discourages Atlia from following his footstep. To rediscovering her past, AlitaAlita registers herself as a Hunter-Warrior. She and Hugo then enter the Kansas Bar to ask the Hunter-Warrior there to help capture Grewishka, but they refuse because Grewishka is not on the wanted list. Suddenly, Grewishka appears and challenges Alita to a rematch, claiming that he is sent by his boss, Nova, to destroy Alita. Alita's body was cut off by Grewishka's sharp fingers. Ido, Hugo, and another Hunter- Warriors forces him to retreat. Alita falls in love with Hugo, she participates in Motorball racing to take the prize pool and send Hugo to Zalem City. Hugo is framed for murdering another cyborg, he narrowly escapes. Alita abandons the tournament to find him. Hugo dies while trying to climb a cargo tube towards Zalem. A serrated defense ring dropped by Nova shreds his body and throws him off the tube. Months later, Alita is a rising superstar in the Motorball tournament. She points her plasma-charged sword at Zalem, where Nova is watching from above