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Rooftops (1989)

 -  Action | Drama  -  17 March 1989 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Lobo
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Amber (as Tisha Campbell)
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Raphael
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Millie Tirelli ...
Squeak's Mom
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Blade
Jay Boryea ...
Willie (as Jay M. Boryea)
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Carlos
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Angelo
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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. Written by Joop Carels <zombie@il.fontys.nl>

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It's their world. Above the world. Exploding with music, passion, romance -- and danger. See more »

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Combat Dance - A colpi di musica  »

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$2,043,889 (USA)
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Performed by Etta James feat. David A. Stewart
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If you like bad 80's flicks, this is your movie
15 January 2003 | by (Downey, Idaho) – See all my reviews

Awful songs, crummy acting, Troy Beyer the babe, "combat dancing", living in a water tower, this one's got everything for the bad movie 80's fanatic. I rented it once, loved it, & bought it off E-bay for $1. Worth every penny.

One a scale of 1 to 5 stars, with one star being the lowest & 5 stars being the highest, I rate this one an A-. . .


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