Robert Rodriguez directs this action adventure co-written and produced by James Cameron. Set hundreds of years in the future following a worldwide disaster, the core of the unconscious cyborg Alita (Rosa Salazar) is discovered lying in a scrapyard within Iron City by a cyborg doctor named Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz). Once Alita is repaired and rebooted, she is unable to recall her past life and the events of what led to her being destroyed. As Alita begins to explore Iron City, she utilises her astonishing fighting skills to help hunt down criminals and competes in deadly games. However, soon Alita begins to remember her previous life and when challenged by adversaries starts to realise her true purpose.