Alita: Battle Angel Made $32 Million Worldwide Ahead of U.S. Release

Author Thumbnail BY Jake Vyper - February 11, 2019

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Alita: Battle Angel is finally hitting U.S. theaters this Valentine's Day but before the American audience get to see Robert Rodriguez's cyberpunk film, fans from around the world have already seen it, and it looks like the film is off to a strong start. 

Deadline reports that Alita: Battle Angel has already made $32 million USD in eleven overseas markets. The film is said to be outpacing movies like Ready Player One and The Maze Runner. This is a promising start for 20th Century Fox. The film is getting mixed reviews with 60% score at Rotten Tomatoes and I can't wait to see it this Thursday. Alita will be opening in China on February 22, so expect the box results soar in these coming weeks. 

Are you excited to watch Alita: Battle Angel or have you already seen it? 

Synopsis: 

Visionary filmmakers James Cameron (Avatar) and Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) create a groundbreaking new heroine in Alita: Battle Angel, an action-packed story of hope, love and empowerment. Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita (Rosa Salazar) is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido (Christoph Waltz), a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens she has no memory of who she is, nor does she have any recognition of the world she finds herself in. Everything is new to Alita, every experience a first. As she learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield Alita from her mysterious past while her street-smart new friend, Hugo (Keean Johnson), offers instead to help trigger her memories. A growing affection develops between the two until deadly forces come after Alita and threaten her newfound relationships. It is then that Alita discovers she has extraordinary fighting abilities that could be used to save the friends and family she’s grown to love. Determined to uncover the truth behind her origin, Alita sets out on a journey that will lead her to take on the injustices of this dark, corrupt world, and discover that one young woman can change the world in which she lives.

Alita: Battle Angel is set to release in theaters on February 14. 

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