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Set It Off [Widescreen]

Format: DVD     Release Date: 09/14/1999
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The sophomore film effort from music video director F. Gary Gray, Set It Off is a crime thriller about four women bank robbers from a housing project in L.A. Ever since her parents' death, Stony (Jada Pinkett Smith) has had to act as a parent to her little brother Stevie (Chaz Lamar Shepard). She works in various capacities to make a future for him at U.C.L.A. Cleo (Queen Latifah) is a butch lesbian who wants nothing more than to customize her classic car. Tisean (Kimberly Elise) is a painfully shy single mother to her son Jajuan, struggling to make ends meet. Frankie (Vivica A. Fox) is the stylish bank teller who gets fired in the opening scene and ends up working with the other three at a janitorial service owned by irritating boss Luther (Thomas Jefferson Byrd). With Frankie upset from her unjust firing, Stony angry from the wrongful killing of her brother, and Tisean losing her baby to the child protective services, the four friends are motivated to rob a bank themselves. Looking for thrills, Cleo gets some guns from Black Sam (Dr. Dre in a cameo role), and they pull off their first job without a hitch. Their success starts a trend and they rob other banks in the area, all the while being investigated by Detective Strode (John C. McGinley). In a romantic subplot, Stony finds romance with wealthy Harvard-educated Keith (Blair Underwood) before the violent chase-scene ending. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi

Scene Selections

0. Scene Selections
1. 211 In Progress [6:38]
2. Main Title [5:59]
3. "The Four of Us Could Take a Bank" [2:38]
4. Stony Needs the Money [4:52]
5. High on a Rooftop [2:51]
6. The Wrong Man [8:46]
7. Beauty and the Banker [2:56]
8. A Question of Neglect [3:14]
9. The Plan [3:51]
10. $12,000 in 60 Seconds [5:32]
11. A Date with Keith [5:57]
12. Friends and Money Don't Mix [5:08]
13. The Connection [3:48]
14. The Godfather's Terms [2:52]
15. Balboa Savings and Loan [6:47]
16. Stony's Special Night [7:15]
17. Where's Luther [4:18]
18. The Line-up [4:09]
19. Days of Destiny [5:06]
20. Downtown Federal [5:51]
21. Casualty of War [2:01]
22. Nowhere to Run [2:02]
23. Cleo's Last Hurrah [6:19]
24. Frankie's Choice [3:06]
25. Profit and Loss [3:24]
26. End Credits [7:01]
  • Format: DVD
  • Release Date: September 14, 1999
  • MPAA Rating: R
  • Region: 1
  • Studio: New Line Home Video
  • Length: 123 minutes
  • Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround
  • Format: Wide Screen Enhanced (16x9)
  • Discs: 1
  • Language: English
  • Subtitle: English
  • UPC: 794043478727
  • Product ID: 1009386
  • Genre: Action, Crime

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