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Set It Off (1996)

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Starring (View all)
Vivica A. Fox Vivica A. Fox
Frankie
John C. McGinley John C. McGinley
Detective Strode
Vincent Baum Vincent Baum
Jajuan


Written by
Takashi Bufford Takashi Bufford
(story)
Kate Lanier Kate Lanier
(screenplay)


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A good movie

8 years, 3 months ago at Aug 23 22:21
I came accross this movie a couple of times so I thought I should give it a try. Eventually, I wasn't disappointed. Indeed, fortunately, it goes beyond the whole gimmick of having some women robbing banks and it is actually a really solid heist feature. The first thing they did right was to clearly explain the motivations of the characters, the whole thing felt surprisingly realistic and after a w... read more
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Desperation drives four inner-city women to bank robbery in Los Angeles, then they start mistrusting each other.
Release date: 6 November 1996
UPC: 794043478727
Tags: Drama (5), Action (5), Crime (5), Heist (4), 1990s (4), Thriller (3), Friendship (3), 1996 (3), Bank Robbery (3), Revenge (2), Murder (2), (1), Lesbian Character (1)
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"First viewing - Sept. 12th Set It Off deserves credit for clearly communicating why these women would pull off their heists by grounding their motivations in reality. I thought the characters were well-realized and the story was well-told. There's even a kinda fun moment where they all sit around a table goofing on The Godfather which will likely stick with me. And the film maintains a realistic approach for the most part through the ending. It's not great, but it's absolutely worth seeing and "


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