Alita: Battle Angel

Continuity mistake: At their first encounter, Hugo asks "Did Doc Ido do it?" checking out an upturned hand, which becomes downturned right at the cut. (00:12:03)

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Continuity mistake: In the unfortunate outcome of the encounter with Zapan in the alley, Tanji lies on the floor in two completely different ways. (01:27:20)

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Continuity mistake: The position of Alita's hands on Hugo's face changes between shots a few times as she holds him in the church. (01:38:55 - 01:39:40)

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Continuity mistake: The hair on the severed head under Alita's arm changes arrangement between shots. (01:41:00)

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Plot hole: Grewishka sneak-attacks Alita using his weapon from outside the window. How in the world was the hulking behemoth just standing outside the window without Alita noticing? He surely couldn't have tiptoed into that spot after she arrived, he makes a ruckus for every step he takes. (01:47:10)

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Continuity mistake: In the battle with Grewishka and the other two murderous cyborgs, Ido loses his scythe that falls down with the sharp edge pointed towards his right. When Nyssiana disrobes, though, the scythe is turned the other way incorrectly, with the pointy end on the opposite side and the burner on the right. (00:28:15 - 00:29:00)

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Continuity mistake: After Alita slides away from the Centurion, dog in hand, she freezes in the pose at the side of the road. To her left, witnessing the scene there's a woman wearing sandals and some rasta patterned pants. She is standing by the corner of the sidewalk, but when we see her after a brief reaction shot on Hugo, she is standing super close, literally in Alita's shadow (they both shifted away from the corner, technically). (00:11:15)

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Continuity mistake: During the whole sequence when Alita wakes up in bed, in the closer shots the blanket directly by her pelvis is on top of the mattress, while in the shots from a wider angle part of the blanket dangles off the side. (00:04:00)

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Continuity mistake: Alita just woke up at the beginning of the movie. When she sneaks downstairs checking out of the unfamiliar location, she suddenly has her hand on the railing between shots. (00:05:30)

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Factual error: Grewishka consistently survives falling several stories down. He is twice the size of a normal human. Assuming that he maintains the same density (weight to volume ratio), the fall must still be 8 times (2×2×2 times) harder. A scientific breakthrough that reduces density is perhaps not far-fetched in a work of sci-fi. But here, Grewishka's demonstration of brute force suggests that he actually has higher density, not lower.

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Factual error: Hugo detonates an incendiary device on Zapan's torso. Zapan's cloak catches fire, which he discards. The fire should burn (or at least blacken) his organic face and mohawk, but none of these happens. Zapan emerges completely unscathed. Most of his body is metallic - an excellent heat conductor. Zapan's organic parts should suffer serious damage. (01:27:25)

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Suggested correction: Zapan is a total replacement cyborg, similar to Alita. That means that nothing on his body is organic, besides the brain inside. His skin, hair, eyes and everything else of his face is artifical. We see that when Alita cuts a part of his face off. So, we don't know how fire resistant those artificial materials are.

Even concrete walls (completely fireproof) get blackened by fire. Zapan didn't. Also, fire-resistant mohawk?

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Alita: I do not standby in the presence of evil.

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Trivia: Michelle Rodriguez has a cameo as Gelda, who is fighting along with Alita in her flashbacks, and Edward Norton has a cameo as Nova, Alita's main enemy on Zalem.

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