Rooftop movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rooftop movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, talky and interesting films and TV shows about / with rooftop, murder, death, chase, husband wife relationship, police, mentor, dialogue, storytelling and danger plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
rooftop movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as rooftop: Man on a Ledge (2012), Book Club (2018), The Night Eats the World (2018), The Bourne Legacy (2012), State of Emergency (2011), Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992), Skyline (2010), The Skulls (2000), The Phantom of the Opera (2004), Miss Minoes (2001).

List of rooftop movies

Man on a Ledge (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The NYPD dispatch a female police psychologist to talk him down. However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is a cover for the biggest ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, mind game, deception, perfect crime, policewoman, suicidal, rooftop, dishonesty, criminal heroes, robbery, cons and scams, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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Book Club (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading Fifty Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.
Style: humorous, ironic, light, romantic, melancholic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female friendship, female protagonist, book, kiss, reading a book, dinner, rooftop, drinking, dating, widow, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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The Night Eats the World (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After waking up in an apartment where only the night before a party was raging, Sam is forced to come to grips with reality: He is now alone and the living dead have invaded the streets of Paris. Petrified with fear, Sam is going to have to ...
Plot: living dead, cat, elevator, suicide, survival, zombie, rooftop, blood, alone, fire, neighbor, loneliness ...
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The Bourne Legacy (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: New CIA operative, Aaron Cross experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by the previous actions of Jason Bourne.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, chase, spy, surveillance, assassin, manhunt, reporter, undercover, on the run, cover up, off the grid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, virginia, seoul, manila philippines, usa ...
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State of Emergency (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos consumes a small town when a chemical facility explodes releasing a deadly toxin. Moments after the leak, the town's residents show signs of mutation, causing the military to quarantine the area leaving any survivors helpless and trapped ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, survival, insulin, helicopter, rooftop, deadly, escapades, chaos and mayhem, small town, plague, isolation, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tetsuo II: Body Hammer is a 1992 Japanese science fiction/horror film directed by Shinya Tsukamoto. It is a bigger-budget reworking of the same director's 1989 movie Tetsuo: The Iron Man, utilizing similar themes and ideas to the earlier film ...
Style: surreal, futuristic, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, telephone conversation, rooftop, androids and robots, superhuman powers, vengeance, society, urban, chaos, supernatural, danger, gang ...
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
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Skyline (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, people are drawn outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth. Now the band of survivors must fight ...
Style: light, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, ufo, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, chaos, survival, alien encounter, danger, abduction, demolished city, spacecraft, group of friends ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, hong kong, big ben london
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The Skulls (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Luke's exultance at being selected for The Skulls (a secret society bred within the walls of a prominent Ivy League Campus) is soon overshadowed when he realises that all is 'not well in Wonderland'. For The Skulls is a breeding ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, friendship, secret society, investigation, college, society, social differences, betrayal, uncover truth, mind game, rivalry, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: connecticut, usa, campus, harvard university, yale university
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The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and ...
Style: gothic, captivating, sentimental, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, fall in love, opera, musician's life, singer, disfigurement, tragic hero, love triangle, love and romance, destructive relationship, prodigy, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, victorian, year 1919, 1870s
Place: france, dungeon, europe, paris france, london
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Miss Minoes (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A cat who turns into a young woman helps a journalist protect their town from a factory boss with an evil plan.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: transformation, rooftop, anthropomorphism, dutch, mayor, cat, small town life, journalism, small town, working undercover, family, family relations ...
Place: netherlands
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Layer Cake (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to save his own skin...
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, drug lord, drug dealing, organized crime, betrayal, greed, violence, murder, hitman, neo noir, attempted murder, one last job ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 1960s ...
Place: england, london, europe, netherlands, zurich switzerland
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Hard Candy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: age difference, torture, vengeance, pedophilia, sexual abuse, deception, dangerous attraction, mind game, seduction, sociopath, manipulation, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, on the road, drunkenness, chance meeting, rooftop, infidelity, suburbs, self discovery, midlife crisis, family life, family problems ...
Time: 90s
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The Most Beautiful Girl in the World (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 17-year-old Cyril is funny, smart and an all-round good guy. Just his somewhat overlarge nose spoils the picture. On a school trip to Berlin with Roxy, a stunning new classmate, Cyril is not the only one taken with her. Benno, the class Casanova has ...
Plot: singing in a car, rooftop, punched in the face, father son relationship, ambulance, dance scene, high school life, female teacher, teenage boy, teenage girl, little sister, school bully ...
Place: berlin germany
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Upgrade (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A brutal mugging leaves Grey Trace paralyzed in the hospital and his beloved wife dead. A billionaire inventor soon offers Trace a cure — an artificial intelligence implant called STEM that will enhance his body. Now able to walk, Grey finds that ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, tech noir, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, murder, implant, surgery, microchip, police, revenge, car chase, violence, policewoman killing, slum ...
Time: future, near future
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One Cut of the Dead (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After an epic 40-minute one-take zombie-movie we get to watch behind-the-scenes of how it came to be: a comedy of errors with overly dedicated actresses, clumsy crew, arrogant directors and a lots of trials and tribulations.
Plot: zombie, axe, film set, blood, rooftop, zombification, zombie outbreak, zombie apocalypse, living dead, zombie violence, undead, abandoned building ...
Place: japan
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The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are a detective, who becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, tense
Plot: heist, prison escape, bank robber, investigation, horse ranch, fbi, bank, bank robbery, police detective, crimes, love, escapades ...
Time: year 1966, year 1979, year 1963, year 1958, year 1955 ...
Place: texas, oklahoma, missouri, dallas texas, montana ...
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The Fool Killer (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This singularly off-beat and original period mystery thriller drama curio set in the late 1800's plays like an arrestingly bizarre and inspired cross between "Tom Sawyer" and "Night of the Hunter." Lonely, miserable orphan ...
Plot: orphan, preacher, runaway, suspicion, religious fanatic, farm, old man, bruise, thunder, domestic violence, loneliness, reunion ...
Time: 1800s
Place: turkey
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Loving You (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective has a change of heart after taking a bullet in the head.
Plot: extramarital affair, brain damage, police, police captain, police shootout, wheelchair, rooftop, mother daughter relationship, restaurant, bar, husband wife relationship, baby ...
Place: hong kong
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Paddington 2 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paddington, now happily settled with the Browns, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy, but it is stolen.
Plot: train, bear, animal, neighbor, birthday, sugar, prison, reading a newspaper, artist, escape, breakfast, wig ...
Place: south america, big ben london
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How to Murder Your Wife (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, Charles. When he wakes up the morning after the night before - he had ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: murder, romance, couple relations, love and romance, cons and scams, couples, dishonesty, disorder, frame up, marriage, courtroom, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new jersey
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The Architect (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An architect engages in conflict with an activist who lives in a dangerous complex the architect designed.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, realistic
Plot: campaign, college, dysfunctional family, immigrants, gays and lesbians, family relations, family in crisis, couple relations, suburban life, city life, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, year 2005
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, slasher, psychopath, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, woman in danger, gory, stabbing ...
Time: 80s
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Acid (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Mahesh Deshmukh has joined the nation's armed forces as that he can honestly and patriotically serve the country. During his college days he has a run-in with fellow-collegian Mohini. A bet between his friends and himself ends up with him ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, deportation, redemption, bollywood, confined, crimes, life is a bitch, good versus evil, rescue, fall in love, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india
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Match (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Seattle couple travel to New York to interview colorful former dancer Tobi for research on a dissertation about dance. But soon, common niceties and social graces erode when the questions turn personal and the true nature of the interview is ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, captivating, tense
Plot: aging, couples, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, couple relations, dancer's life, power relations, teachers and students, handshake, crying man, giving a toast, dancing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, year 1991, year 1989 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Hungry Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The relationship of a couple who meet by chance in New York City is put to the test when they encounter a life or death circumstance.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: pregnancy, true love, family problems, couples, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, life turned upside down, looking in a window, dead deer, recurring dream, rifle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The Riot Club (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: university, debauchery, initiation, friends, power relations, college life, society, youth, social relations, friendship, student life, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1850s, year 1976, 1700s ...
Place: england, oxford university, europe, campus, london ...
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Yamakasi (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Yamakasi - Les samouraïs des temps modernes is a 2001 French movie written by Luc Besson. It demonstrates the skills of the Yamakasi, a group of traceurs who battle against injustice in the Paris ghetto. They use parkour to steal from the rich in ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, witty, sincere, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, extreme sport, parkour, youth, police, thief, gang, friends, unlikely criminals, juvenile delinquency, crime, r&b ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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The Return of Count Yorga (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Count Yorga continues to prey on the local community while living by a nearby orphanage. He also intends to take a new wife, while feeding his bevy of female vampires.
Style: scary, humorous, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: vampire, living dead, police, mute, quicksand, mute or deaf, chaos and mayhem, woman in danger, danger, supernatural, missing person, haunted house ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Q (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: New York police are bemused by reports of a giant flying lizard that has been spotted around the rooftops of New York, until the lizard starts to eat people. An out-of-work ex-con is the only person who knows the location of the monster's nest ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, skyscraper, heist, police investigation, deadly, master criminal, danger, curses spells and rituals, violence spree, deadly creature, anti heroes, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new jersey
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