Movies like Rooftops

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Rooftops (1989)
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Rooftops (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: T, as most of his friends, lives in a self-constructed 'house', built on top of an old building in the city. Their one passion is 'combat'. Combat is a dance/streetfight during which the contestants try to push each other out of the arena, while not allowed to actually touch each other. When drugdealers move into the neighbourhood and kill T's best friend he embarks on a mission to eradicate the drug-presence in the neigbourhood. His friends are reluctant to help though, knowing what happened to T's friend when he crossed them.
Plot: dancing, martial arts, gangsters, fight, violence, drugs, street fight, drug dealing, martial artist, streetfighting, street fighter, murder, brawl, latin, master warrior, child murder, choreography, fighting style, gangster, puerto rican, mild violence, dance, roundhouse kick, martial art, capoeira
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Rooftops

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough and exciting films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, fistfight, master warrior, violence, martial artist and fight mostly in Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Rooftops: Kung Fu Fever (1979), 18 Weapons of Kung Fu (1977), The Himalayan (1976), Enter the Game of Death (1978), Bruce, King of Kung Fu (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kung Fu Fever (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea, Taiwan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A training manual supposed used by Bruce Lee himself has mysteriously disappeared and is highly sought after by good and evil alike.
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, fistfight, kung fu master, martial artist, martial art, hand to hand combat, duel, fighting style, kung fu classic, violence, karate chop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
18 Weapons of Kung Fu (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Li Tai must endure terrible hardship under his sadistic Kung-fu master in order to perfect his fighting technique. The ambitious young man finally has a chance to prove himself when his old master meets his match and Li has to use the eighteen ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu fighting, roundhouse kick, martial art, stylized violence, kung fu, martial artist, brawl, master warrior, kung fu master, fistfight, kung fu classic ...
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91%
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 115
The Himalayan (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Story: The Tseng family is one of the most noble and respected clans in a small village in Tibet. The patriarch of the Tseng family wants to marry off his daughter Ching Lan into the Kao clan. However, the cunning and deceitful eldest brother Kao Chu only ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fighting style, warrior, violence, kung fu master, martial artist, stylized violence, tough guy, duel, fistfight, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Hero Tattooed with Nine Dragons (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: He's just a hotheaded, rude and violent young man who loves punching people. His family are killed in a revenge attack and he seeks revenge.
Plot: anti heroes, roundhouse kick, fighting style, brawl, fight, karate chop, jeet kune do, anti hero, anti establishment, master warrior, fistfight, tattoo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Enter the Game of Death (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's approaching World War 2 and China is expecting an to be invaded by Germany and Japan. Mr Ang is hired by a Chinese group who are after a "secret document." Many other groups want to get their hands on it as well. It's on the ...
Plot: kung fu, chinese, fistfight, brawl, asian, violence, kung fu fighting, action violence, chinaman, jeet kune do, fight, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Bruce, King of Kung Fu (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Bruce Le stars as Bruce Lee, a young teenager who is the leader of the Liu City gang, who gets into trouble and street fights every now and again. Bruce is a student in the style of Chinese boxing, but when his skills are not enough to fend off a ...
Plot: martial arts, fight, fighting style, asian, violence, kung fu, chinaman, brawl, kung fu classic, kung fu master, kung fu fighting, martial artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Dragon Lee Vs. The 5 Brothers (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dragon Lee takes on five warriors who were sent by the emperor to discover who's behind the rebels plotting his downfall.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, brutality, hand to hand combat, kung fu fighting, duel, warrior, roundhouse kick, martial artist, hapkido, fistfight, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Great Hero (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Story: During World War II, Japanese soldiers invade a small Chinese town. Li immediately takes out four of the soldiers who want to steal some chickens. The story then follows the bumbling Japanese soldiers and their commander until Li shows up again for ...
Plot: fistfight, martial arts, kung fu master, stylized violence, kung fu classic, pistol, hand to hand combat, two man army, gunfight, showdown, gun, jeet kune do ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Awaken Punch (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man takes on a gang that has been terrorizing a small village.
Plot: murder, stabbed in the back, martial arts, knife, violence, martial artist, bicycle, knife fight, master warrior, heroes, wing chun, anti heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Vanishing Son II (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The continuing saga of the Chang brothers: Jian-Wa and Wago. Picking up where it left off, Jian-Wa has left L.A. after a gangfight which involved his brother Wago. Jian-wa travels to the south and finds that hatred comes in all forms as a group of ...
Plot: fighting style, bare chested male fighting, self justice, showdown, training, vigilante, two man army, kung fu fighting, martial arts training, kung fu classic, martial artist, poetic justice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Bruce the Super Hero (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bruce returns to Manila to investigate the murder of his sister, Susan Chang. On the night of her attack she was helped by an amateur-boxer, Ramon "Rocky" Roblado. Behind Susan's death is the 'Black Dragon Society', who are ...
Plot: karate chop, hand to hand combat, karate, martial arts, action violence, kung fu fighting, fighting style, asian man, karate kick, kung fu classic, fistfight, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
L.A. Streetfighters (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tony is the new kid at school. He befriend gang leader Young, whose top rival is Chan. Tony is also dating Chan's sister, Lily. When Young and Tony are hired as personal security, they head to a private party run by a drug dealer. When Young ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, school, gang, ninja, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, drug dealing, teenage life, against the odds ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Steel Fisted Dragon (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A kung-fu master hunts down the villain who killed his mother.
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, hand to hand combat, fight, brawl, martial artist, black belt, kung fu classic, violence, villain, jeet kune do, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Pushed to the Limit (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Magnificent Mimi is a woman with a destiny and a bright future ahead of her. She is the world's greatest female wrestling champion, she has a loving boyfriend and loyal family members who care and love her. But things take a turn for the worst ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, murder, revenge, crimes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, investigation, master criminal, graphic violence, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Godfather Squad (1974)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Bruce Liang plays a Chinese Kung Fu movie star, who during his free time carries on a one-man crusade against drug dealers. The villains trick Liang into signing up to appear in a new martial arts movie. The plan is to kill Our Hero while the ...
Plot: violence, revenge, kung fu, ambush, duel, gangster, killer, actress, martial arts, fistfight, blood, asian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 247
Small Tiger (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ho Mei Fong is a young woman in trouble, running from a gang of criminals with something of importance hidden in her purse. She dies in Chien Chen's taxi while trying to escape, but not before hiding the purse. Chien Chen is now involved ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, gangsters, tough heroes, partners against crime, crimes, gang, rivalry, race against time, law enforcement, fighting crime, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.3
 547
Honor (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a world where street gangs collide with the law, neighborhood friends, Raymond and Gabriel, must decide which side of the battle to join. This will be the ultimate fight - the one for power, family, and HONOR.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: streetfighting, gang, crimes, friendship, urban ghetto life, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, showdown, organized crime, underground fighting, gang war, underground tournament ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.5
 31
Conspiracy (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: To gain control of a gold mine, the owner Ho Kwai-Shan is poisoned by the Lee family. His daughter Yu-Ling is staying with her uncle at his martial arts school and was due to return home. Just before she leaves, the masters son, Sha Yu-Lung, returns ...
Plot: karate chop, martial arts, karate, fighting style, kung fu classic, stylized violence, roundhouse kick, jeet kune do, jujitsu, fight, kung fu fighting, kung fu master ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 7.1
 424
Martial Club (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Wong Fei Hung (Gordon Liu) and his friend are constantly having contests to see who has the better martial arts skill. After getting in trouble with their fathers, Wong Fei Hung settles down and starts to train seriously, while his friend still ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, revenge, kung fu fighting, school, fistfight, fight, master warrior, asian, culture clash, kung fu classic, martial artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.2
 307
Kill Squad (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wealthy business man is a victim of an assault and is shot and wheelchair bound while his wife is gang raped and murdered. He then assembles his motley squad of Vietnam buddies to kung fu their way to revenge and get those muthas back.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: violence, murder, vietnam veteran, martial arts, revenge, fight, gun, accident, vietnam war veteran, car, karate, kung fu ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Dragons of Death (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young police cadet graduates from the academy, and is sent to a small town run by gangsters - one of whom betrayed the hero's father and left him to die.
Plot: republican era china, wing chun, heroes, blind girl, kung fu master, karate kick, beefcake martial arts, karate chop, fighting style, roundhouse kick, violence, master warrior ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Dragon Bruce Lee, Part II (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While transporting funds for independence movement, Lee Han-saeng is shot in the legs by the Japanese military police. He recovers from his wounds with the help of Jang Geo-chil, an independence fighter, and his daughter, Wan-ah. When the Japanese ...
Plot: hand to hand combat, beefcake, beefcake martial arts, tough guy, kung fu, fight, violence, warrior, kung fu master, fistfight, leg wound, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Brutal Boxer (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The bloodiest Kung Fu battles ever fought. The subtitle says it all, as there is hardly any story, but all the more raw fighting.
Plot: fight, martial arts, martial artist, kickboxing, boxing, boxer, fistfight, karate, asian man, brawl, mixed martial arts, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 5.6
 693
Rage of Honor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Japanese cop, Shiro, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Shiro follows the murderer, a sadistic drug lord, up to Singapore.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, chases and races, crime, dishonesty, partners, rivalry, undercover, drug dealing, betrayal, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Call Me Dragon (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Golden Sand City is filled with brothels and casinos funded by drug lord Yim Kung Ho (evil Mr. Yem) and policed by the iron fist of his henchman Panther (Leopard Head). Vigilantes Inspector Big Dragon (Bruce Liang), Little Mouse, and Black Cat plan ...
Plot: violence, kung fu classic, kung fu, kung fu master, fistfight, fight, kung fu fighting, martial arts, martial artist, master warrior
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Deadly Strike (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The new police chief (Bruce Li) arrives in a small provincial town. He's been charged with bringing a dangerous gang to justice. But within seconds, the chief provokes a showdown with his lazy deputies. Realizing that they are not up to the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, bruce lee, gangster, stylized violence, disarming someone, tough cop, police officer, murder, hapkido, kung fu fighting, roundhouse kick ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Fist of Unicorn (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Unicorn travels to a village troubled by gangsters in search of revenge for the murder of his parents years before. The task is made more complicated when he befriends a middle-aged woman and her son who begin to admire and depend on him.
Plot: martial arts, chinese, violence, punched in the stomach, martial artist, punched in the face, kung fu, beaten to death, duel, brawl, asian man, chinese man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Secret Ninja, Roaring Tiger (1982)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dragon Kong, a victor of a millionaire's martial-arts contest, is about to begin the most dangerous mission of his life. For his prize, the millionaire's ravishing daughter Susan, has been stolen - kidnapped by a Ninja sect headed by Tiger ...
Plot: martial arts, fistfight, violence, hand to hand combat, asian, brawl, duel, fight, ninja, kung fu classic, katana sword, ninja magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Vanishing Son IV (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After the death of his brother Wago, Jian-wa Chang now roams America's countryside while looking for his place in the world. He is hit by a van of two college students. Jian is taken in and nursed by Megan, a secluded artist. Jian is also ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, martial arts, tough guy, hit and run, martial artist, master warrior, male female relationship, violence, brawl, fistfight, two man army, kung fu master ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Dragon's Showdown (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lee Lung witnessed the murder of his parents by the ruthless bandit Shek King who in turn abducted Lee's infant sister. Lee wanders the land and learns martial arts from a drunken master. Once his skills are perfected, Lee sets out in search of ...
Plot: kung fu, fight, martial arts, revenge, asian, kung fu classic, fistfight, brawl, jeet kune do, hand to hand combat, action violence, kung fu fighting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%