Movies like Rooftops

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Rooftops (1989)
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Rooftops (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, sex scene, subway, drugs, street fight, drug dealing, martial artist, streetfighting, street fighter, murder, brawl, latin, master warrior, capoeira, child murder, choreography, fighting style, gangster, falling from height, boxer shorts, male underwear ...
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, rough, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, violence, fistfight, fight, brawl, master warrior and martial artist mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Rooftops: Kung Fu Fever (1981), Karate Warriors (1976), 18 Weapons of Kung Fu (1977), The Himalayan (1976), Martial Outlaw (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Exit the Dragon, Enter the Tiger (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This martial arts movie tries to explain the strange death of the international movie star and kung fu master Bruce Lee. Most of the story centers on a former disciple of Lee who launches a private investigation and ends up avenging the brutal death ...
Plot: kung fu, roundhouse kick, kung fu master, asian, hand to hand combat, police inspector, karate, gangster, martial arts, investigation, rape, karate kick ...
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95%
Kung Fu Fever (1981)
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: martial arts, kung fu, hand to hand combat, kung fu master, kung fu fighting, roundhouse kick, violence, fight, brawl, duel, karate, karate chop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Karate Warriors (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The fourth and final film in the "Street Fighter" series, where Tsurugi protects a little boy while coping with rival gangs.
Plot: gang war, karate, yakuza, martial arts, revenge, katana sword, duel, kung fu classic, sword duel, ronin, blood, martial artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, fight, fighting style, martial artist, roundhouse kick, kung fu master, martial art, fistfight, master warrior, kung fu, kung fu fighting, stylized violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.2
 125
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, martial artist, duel, kung fu classic, brawl, kung fu fighting, fighting style, fistfight, stylized violence, roundhouse kick, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 350
Martial Outlaw (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A DEA agent and his brother, a Los Angeles cop, battle the Russian mafia.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, two man army, police shootout, maverick cop, karate, dishonesty, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, kgb ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Godfather Squad (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: revenge, violence, kung fu, ambush, mafia, godfather, killer, pistol, fight, kung fu classic, kung fu master, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, martial artist, roundhouse kick, kung fu fighting, martial arts, hand to hand combat, chinaman, fistfight, brawl, jeet kune do, fight, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: martial artist, karate kick, stylized violence, fistfight, hand to hand combat, karate, kung fu master, roundhouse kick, kung fu, karate chop, violence, kung fu fighting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.1
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Paid in Full (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ace is an impressionable young man working for a dry cleaning business. His friend, drug dealer Mitch goes to prison. In an unrelated incident, he finds some cocaine in a pants pocket. Soon, Ace finds himself dealing cocaine for Lulu. Via lucky ...
Style: rough, tense, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, gang, urban ghetto, organized crime, street life, profanity, cocaine, drug dealing, criminal heroes, social decay, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.3
 546
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: captivating, exciting, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: streetfighting, gang, crimes, friendship, urban ghetto life, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, showdown, organized crime, underground tournament, underground fighting, gang war ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Perfect Weapon (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jeff, a young delinquent, is enrolled by his father in a kenpo school, in the hopes of teaching the boy some self-discipline. Years later, Jeff's mentor, Kim, is being threatened by one of the Korean mafia families. Jeff tries to help his old ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, cult movie cast, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, one man army, investigation, hitman, vigilantism, martial arts, murder, martial artist, rivalry, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Awaken Punch (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man takes on a gang that has been terrorizing a small village.
Plot: revenge plot, revenge, stabbed in the back, violence, knife, disarming someone, tough guy, knife throwing, kung fu classic, warrior, wu shu, anti hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: fistfight, karate, hand to hand combat, karate chop, martial arts, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting, violence, roundhouse kick, karate kick, hapkido, action violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Streetfighter's Last Revenge (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Terry Sugury is hired to recover one of two tapes containing a formula for making heroin for a price of 200 dollars a pound. But he gets double crossed. So he wants the tape back.
Style: rough, stylized, realistic, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, anti hero, master warrior, anti heroes, brutality, martial artist, tragic hero, karate, dishonesty, undercover, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, school, martial arts, gang, ninja, gangsters, drug dealing, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, against the odds, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: martial arts, fistfight, kung fu, showdown, training, kung fu fighting, martial artist, vigilantism, martial arts training, poetic justice, kung fu classic, vigilante ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Sinatra Club (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brutal and celebrated Mafia gangster John Gotti (Danny Nucci) schemes, shoves and murders his way to the top of that world in this gritty biography told from the perspective of Salvatore Polisi (Jason Gedrick), who owns the Sinatra Club, where ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, gang, ambition, rise to the top, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, gang leader, heist, tough guy, organized crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, roundhouse kick, duel, martial artist, violence, stylized violence, kung fu classic, mixed martial arts, brawl, hand to hand combat, hapkido, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, fistfight, martial artist, kung fu, kung fu classic, bully, brawl, chinaman, hand to hand combat, kung fu fighting, fight, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, master warrior, crime, deadly, criminal's revenge, gangsters, vengeance, vigilantism, graphic violence, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 198
One Man Force (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this action packed film, an L.A. cop speeds off to get revenge upon the dirty drug-dealing dogs who killed his partner
Style: cult film
Plot: vigilantism, gunfight, beating, violence, one against many, street shootout, anti hero, hand to hand combat, maverick cop, bar fight, ambush, one man army ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Great Hero (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
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, gun, showdown, jeet kune do ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 4.6
 246
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: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Night of the Warrior (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: France, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Miles Keane pays the debts for his dancing bar back by illegal fighting. When his debt is paid, he refuses further collaboration. But the fight mafia forces him to continue by threating his mother,the murder of his former lover Joy and kidnapping ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, fight, streetfighting, kickboxer, kicked in the face, boxer, combat, showdown, dancing, henchman, gangsters ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 32K
Blood and Bone (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, an ex-con (White) takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison fight, tournament, fist fighting, drifter, fistfight, streetfighting, fighting movie, martial arts, gangsters, fight, heroes, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 332
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: martial arts, murder, violence, vietnam veteran, revenge, gun, hitman, kung fu, car, vietnam war veteran, blood, karate ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting, martial artist, villain, bruce lee, violence, fight, kung fu master, heroes, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 25K
The Big Boss (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chen is a city boy who moves with his cousins to work at an ice factory. He does this with a family promise never to get involved in any fight. However, when members of his family begin disappearing after meeting the management of the factory, the ...
Style: stylized, brutal, harsh, tragic, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, factory, smuggling, kung fu, drug smuggling, one man army, master warrior, graphic violence, drug dealing, factory worker, brutality, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: thailand, china, asia, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 1K
Narco Sub (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man will become a criminal to save his family. Director: Shawn Welling Writer: Derek H. Potts Stars: Tom Vera, Tom Sizemore, Lee Majors |
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: cia, dea, cartel, navy, drugs, kidnapping, armed forces, hostage, drug use, smuggling, hitman, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%