Alita: Battle Angel

Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

18 mistakes since 12 Aug '19, 00:00

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New today Continuity mistake: In Alita's speech inside the Kansas bar, at first she does not have her Hunter Warrior ID in her hand. After the camera angle change it's in her left hand and then her hand is empty once more after the next camera angle change.

New today Continuity mistake: During the battle with Grewishka in the alley, the brute punches a hole in the asphalt and one into the tiles and concrete wall. However, after Alita axe kicks him from above and slides behind him to grab Ido's weapon, there are good views of the alley and no trace of the damage is present.

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New today Continuity mistake: As Alita has disposed of quite a few Hunters, the female called Screwhead and some black dude next to her with a yellow arm are shown in a closeup standing from their seats and prepare to intervene. But if you look back just a few seconds before at the beginning of the fight, Yellow Arm Dude was one of the first Alisha kicked to the curb, and Screwhead was standing already, blade in hand. (01:01:35)

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New today Revealing mistake: After breaking Zapan's nose, Alita jumps on the table of two guys and trash talks them into a fight; before they attack, the two bottles of beer on the table are different, one being the generic red and white Cerveza, the other with a peach colored label. When she kicks the CGI bottles, those are two identical Cerveza ones. (01:01:15)

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New today Continuity mistake: When Grewishka smashes through the floor of Kansas (the bar, that is) you can spot at the right side a couple of tables very close to the crater. When Alita follows him a moment later, the light table frame is even closer despite the hole being stable and nobody moving. (01:05:25)

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New today Continuity mistake: Grewishka makes his grand entrance inside the bar: as a poor schmuck asks "What's happened to him?", a guy in the background is sitting, but in the shot immediately after, he's standing and only after a moment he slowly sits down. (01:01:30)

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New today Continuity mistake: As Alita punches Zapan and dispossesses him of his weapon, the large sword, in a rather unbelievable bit of CGI, flies off the side between two patrons at the table. Unless we assume a pinball-like bouncing trajectory, you can't explain how it ends up being back directly in front of Alita for her cool kick toss a moment after. (01:00:20)

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New today Continuity mistake: When Alita, enraged by Ido's refusal to connect her with the body, smashes the metal cart, in the shot from above various vials and a roll of bandage are tilted and tipped, but in the side view the vials do not appear and the roll is still perfectly vertical. (00:53:50)

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New this month Continuity mistake: When Alita is playing the street version of motor ball she knocks over Tanji. In the next shot Tanji is following her in the pack as she scores, then the shot switches back to him on the ground.

New this month 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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New this month Continuity mistake: Alita sends Zapan face-first into a wood table when he grabs her by the throat. When the section of the table breaks, a bowl with snacks is still on it. When Zapan reacts, the bowl is gone. (01:00:05)

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New this month Continuity mistake: The freshly rebuilt Alita enters stage right with a jump by Hugo. Landing, there's a person walking across the archway who disappears when Alita is standing up from the crouching position. (01:13:50)

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New this month Continuity mistake: When Alita decks Tanji, he faceflops past a manhole. In the reaction shot that follows, Tanji is suddenly by the manhole, and the lighting of the scene is totally different from before. (00:19:45)

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

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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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