Set It Off
Set It Off is a 1996 American crime action heist film directed by F. Gary Gray and written by Kate Lanier and Takashi Bufford. The film stars Jada Pinkett, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox, and Kimberly Elise (in her film debut). It follows four close friends in Los Angeles, California, who decide to plan and execute a bank robbery. They decide to do so for different reasons, although all four want better for themselves and their families. The film became a critical and box office success, grossing over $41 million against a budget of $9 million.
Francesca "Frankie" Sutton is a Los Angeles bank teller who is fired after a robbery, because she recognized one of the robbers, although she did not personally know him. Frankie goes to work at Luther's Janitorial Services with her three best friends, Lida "Stony" Newsom, Cleopatra "Cleo" Sims, and Tisean "T.T." Williams. Luther treats them with disrespect and pays them paltry wages.
|author||Kate Lanier Takashi Bufford|
|director||F. Gary Gray|
|genre||action crime thriller|
|keywords||bank bank manager bank robber bank teller best friend blow out child protective services date drive high speed kill lapd los angeles police department missing money mistaken identity new boss pass question security guard sleep social services stolen money work site|
|producer||Dale Pollock Oren Koules|
|publisher||New Line Cinema|
|theme||female buddy girls with guns heist hip hop hood lgbt-related|