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Set It Off

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Set It Off
Movie poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
Directed by F. Gary Gray
Release Date 1996
Language English
Studio Peak Films
Distributor New Line Cinema
Main Cast
Character Actor
Cleo Queen Latifah
Frankie Sutton Vivica A. Fox
Stony Newsome Jada Pinkett Smith
T.T. Williams Kimberly Elise
Detective Strode John C. McGinley
Detective Weller Ella Joyce
Keith Weston Blair Underwood
Darnell WC
Lorenz Samuel Monroe Jr.
Black Sam Dr. Dre

The following weapons were used in the film Set It Off:


Beretta 92FS

Beretta 92FS handguns are seen in the hands of LAPD officers and bank guards as well as Cleo (Queen Latifah), who notably takes one off a bank guard during a heist.

Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
A bank guard hiding in cover draws his Beretta during the heist at the film's start.
During the girls' first heist, Cleo pulls a Beretta off of a bank guard, and keeps the bank patrons at bay with it along with a Desert Eagle.
An LAPD officer holds his Beretta on Stoney (Jada Pinkett Smith) during the chase.

Desert Eagle Mark VII

Cleo (Queen Latifah) carries a Desert Eagle Mark VII as her weapon of choice for the first couple of robberies.

IMI Desert Eagle Mark VII - .44 Magnum
Cleo (Queen Latifah) dual wields two Desert Eagles at the gun range.
Cleo holds her Desert Eagle on the bank patrons during the first robbery.

Glock 17

The 2nd Generation Glock 17 is used by several characters in the film, including some LAPD officers (likely some of them were blank-converted Glock 22s instead), Detective Strode (John C. McGinley), Detective Waller (Ella Joyce), and Lorenz (Samuel Monroe Jr.).

2nd Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm. This model added finger stepping and cuts to the backstrap of the frame to make it easier to hold than the Generation 1 model.
Lorenz (Samuel Monroe Jr.) points his Glock 17 at Stevie (Chaz Lamar Sheperd) when he knocks on the door.
As Stevie is being surrounded, Detective Strode (John C. McGinley) comes out of his car, Glock 17 in hand.
Detective Strode (John C. McGinley) draws his Glock 17 during the bank standoff.
Detective Waller (Ella Joyce) keeps her Glock 17 trained on the girls during the final robbery.
A bank guard appears out of nowhere and opens fire on the girls with a Glock 17. He is seen continuing to mock fire, despite the slide being locked back.

Glock 19

A custom two-tone Glock 19 with aftermarket sights and stainless extended slide stop is notably carried by Frankie (Vivica A. Fox). during the climax, Cleo hands the custom Glock to Stoney before the final bank robbery. It is very likely that Stoney ditched the gun at the end.

Glock 19 (2nd Generation) - 9x19mm
Frankie (Vivica A. Fox) test fires her two-toned Glock 19 at the gun range.
Frankie aims her custom Glock 19 during the first heist.

Smith & Wesson 5904

A early model Smith & Wesson 5904 with Novak sights is carried by one of the robbers at the film's start.

Smith & Wesson 5904 - 9x19mm
One of the bank robbers aims his 5904 at Frankie.

Smith & Wesson 669

A Smith & Wesson 669 is carried by Stony (Jada Pinkett Smith) for first set of robberies, and finally by Frankie (Vivica A. Fox) in the final climax.

Smith & Wesson 669 - 9x19mm
Stony (Jada Pinkett Smith) test fires her S&W.
Stony (Jada Pinkett Smith) with her S&W during the girls' first heist.
Frankie (Vivica A. Fox) holds the S&W to Strode's neck asking him what's the procedure when you have a gun at your head.

Smith & Wesson Model 645 (or 4506)

An LAPD officer is seen with what appears to be either a Smith & Wesson Model 645 or a early-model 4506 holstered on his belt.

Smith & Wesson 645 - .45 ACP. This particular 645 is the screen used pistol carried and fired by Don Johnson in the series Miami Vice.
Smith & Wesson 4506 - .45 ACP. Also known as the "no dash" or "4506-0". This was an actual screen used pistol that was used by Ving Rhames and Bruce Willis in Pulp Fiction
An LAPD officer is seen with the S&W holstered.


Enfield No.2

While the girls are in negotiations with Black Sam (Dr. Dre) over weapon sales, Sam tells them that they can "roll with that", referring to an Enfield No.2 that is laying on a table nearby.

Enfield No.2 Mk.1* - .38 S&W
The Enfield lying on the table.
Cleo holds up the No.2 revolver in dismay.

Smith & Wesson Model 66

The Smith & Wesson Model 66 is used by Darnell (W.C.) and Luther (Thomas Jefferson Bryd).

Smith & Wesson Model 66 Snub with 2" barrel - .357 Magnum
Darnell (WC) holds his Model 66 to a hostage's head during the opening robbery.
Luther (Thomas Jefferson Bryd) produces his own Model 66 when being questioned by the girls as to the whereabouts of the money.

Smith & Wesson 66 Non Gun

Darnell (W.C.) uses a Smith & Wesson 66 Non Gun to hold up the bank, however, when the camera does a closeup of the gun, it is clearly shown to be a Revolver "Non Gun".

Revolver "Non Gun"
The M66 Non-Gun, the barrel is way to wide, and the cylinder is crooked as well.

Smith & Wesson Model 60

T.T. (Kimberly Elise) carries and uses a Smith & Wesson Model 60. During the climax, Cleo hands the S&W to T.T. before the final bank robbery.

Smith & Wesson Model 60 - .38 Special / .357 magnum
T.T. (Kimberly Elise) test fires her revolver at the gun range.
T.T. (Kimberly Elise) draws her revolver on a would-be vigilante.

Charter Arms Undercover

A man at the bank attempts to intervene by trying to draw his Charter Arms Undercover with rubber grips, only to be caught and have it taken away by TT.

Charter Arms Undercover - .38 Special
The man lifts his jacket up, revealing the Undercover in a concealed holster.
T.T. takes the revolver from him, just as he draws it. Note the exposed barrel lug.


Remington 700 Sniper Rifle

An LAPD SWAT sniper jumps on the roof of a police car to set up his Remington 700.

Remington 700PSS with Harris bipod - .300 Winchester Magnum
The SWAT sniper gets into position with his Remington 700.


Benelli M3 Super 90

A member of Black Sam's gang is seen holding a Benelli M3 Super 90 at the gun range.

Benelli M3 Super 90 12 Gauge with pistol grip stock combination - 12 gauge
The M3 can be seen sticking up on the far left, by a gang member.

Mossberg 500 Cruiser

The Mossberg 500 Cruiser is seen used by police and gang members.

Mossberg 500 Cruiser with plain barrel, no heat shield - 12 gauge
One of Black Sams' gang members is seen wielding and shooting a pistol-gripped Mossberg 500 shotgun.
Firing what is clearly a blank charge.
A SWAT team member unloads his Mossberg 500 on Stony.

Remington Model 870

The Remington 870 is used by LAPD officers toward the film's conclusion.

Remington 870 with early style black synthetic Riot foregrips and buttstock - 12 gauge
An LAPD officer trains his 870 on Stony's lowrider.
LAPD officer with his 870 at the ready.

Submachine Guns

Ingram MAC-11

Lorenz (Samuel Monroe Jr.) carries and fires a MAC-11 during the opening bank robbery scene. He later uses the MAC-11 to fire upon the SWAT team as they enter his apartment.

RPB Industries M11A1 - .380 ACP
Lorenz enters the bank with his MAC-11 ready.
He returns fire at the bank guards.
Lorenz opens fire with his MAC-11 as SWAT enters his apartment.

IMI Uzi (Custom Two-Tone)

Cleo (Queen Latifah) uses a custom two-tone Uzi submachine gun with a nickel finish during the last bank robbery and during her last stand. The weapon is previously seen in the hands of Black Sam (Dr. Dre), who loans the weapon to Cleo (Queen Latifah). The Uzi used in this movie is a transferable pre-1986 conversion of an Uzi Model B Carbine converted by LaFrance Specialties and customized for the production by Ellis Props & Graphics.

Stainless IMI Uzi with extended stock - 9x19mm
The barrel and foregrip of the Uzi is seen in Black Sam's arms.
Cleo keeps the bank patrons at bay with the Uzi.
Cleo keeps the Uzi, trained on Strode and Waller, during the standoff at the bank.
Closeup of the custom Uzi.
Cleo fires the Uzi.

Heckler & Koch HK94A3 Chopped and Converted

The LAPD SWAT officers throughout the movie use Heckler & Koch HK94A3s chopped and converted to full-auto, meant to pass for MP5A3s. They are fitted with Surefire 628 foreends.

The "Fake MP5", the Heckler & Koch HK94A3 Converted to full auto fire, shortened barrel and added third firing position on trigger pack - 9x19mm. This version was used in many films during the 1980s and 1990s.
As LAPD SWAT close in on Stevie, a closeup of an HK94A3 barrel comes into view.
LAPD SWAT officers open fire on Stevie with their HK94A3s.
LAPD SWAT officers open fire on Stony with their HK94A3s.
SWAT officers converge on Stony's car with their HK94s.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3 (airsoft)

Some of the SWAT officers use actual Heckler & Koch MP5A3s, but these appear to be non-firing airsoft replicas.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with original "slimline" forearm - 9x19mm
The SWAT officers enter Lorenz's apartment armed with MP5A3s. Note that front sight of the leader's weapon is broken off, suggesting that it is an inexpensive plastic airsoft replica that was damaged during a stunt.
SWAT officers search for Lorenz.

Multiple Guns

In several scenes, numerous weapons are featured.

Inside Lorenz's apartment, you can see the following guns from left to right: an M16-style rifle next to the couch, a Winchester Model 1897 Riot Model on a table behind Lorenz, and a Winchester Model 1873 leaned against the wall behind Stevie.
Another shot inside the apartment then shows, Mossberg 500 Cruiser pistol gripped shotgun on the coffee table, an Ingram MAC-11 on the same coffee table, and the M16-style rifle next to the couch.
When SWAT enter the apartment, the lights are now off, so identification is tricky, but on the left, sitting in the chair you can see a shadow of a Mossberg 500 Bullpup shotgun, and an AK style rifle.
As Stony leans against a table, several handguns are seen, but they are difficult to make out.
Black Sam (Dr. Dre) is seen at one point talking to the girls, in front of a table of guns, you see from left to right: an M1928 Thompson, an AK series assault rifle, an M16-style rifle, an Ithaca 37, a Mossberg 500, and Black Sam himself is wielding an Armsel Striker.
Police and SWAT members train their guns on Stony, from top to bottom, you see a Beretta 92FS, what looks to be either a Springfield Armory 1911 or a Colt M1911A1 with a tactical light on it, and a Mossberg 500 Cruiser.

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