• Released
  • July 19, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • 2 hr 0 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Music/Performing Arts

The New York Times

By Daniel M. Gold
The Rooftop is frenzied, funny and knowing, drenched in lavish, often surreal, imagery.
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Washington Post

Before it veers off course, The Rooftop is lively, funny and colorful... Too bad Chou decided to shoehorn the gangster genre into a movie that would have worked just fine as a mere comedy-romance-fantasy musical.
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Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
The Rooftop is a bullet train to bananasville, its tonal eccentricities sure to wear out even the most dedicated connoisseur of silly cinema.
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By Maggie Lee
Like a school pageant with a Broadway-sized budget, this noisy production is a pileup of extravagant dance numbers, candy-colored sets and vintage props that, sans the requisite heart or hip factor, soon overstays its welcome.
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45 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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