Set It Off

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Set It Off is a 1996 drama movie directed by F. Gary Gray, and stars Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox and Kimberley Elise as four close friends from Los Angeles 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 than the opportunities available to them than in the racist and post-industrial Los Angeles.

The movie inspired several real-life bank robberies that mimicked the bank robbery that took place in the movie. The controversy's extra media publicity helped generate more income for the film.Template:Movie-stub

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