Set It Off - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Set It Off Reviews

Page 1 of 3
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 2/4
Chris Cabin
Filmcritic.com
July 30, 2009
Despite Gray's galvanic ability with action sequences, there are very few surprises to be found in Set It Off
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Michelle Alexandria
Eclipse Magazine
November 20, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
John Esther
Pasadena Weekly
August 21, 2003
| Original Score: 0/5
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
July 16, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Top Critic

USA Today
January 1, 2000
Overlong, overdone and overwrought, the narratively challenged Set It Off gets off on exploitation shock and social-conscience schlock in equal measure.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Larry Carroll
Countingdown.com
September 17, 2004
A tense, original caper film full of excellent performances, particularly by Queen Latifah
| Original Score: 4/5
Clint Morris
Moviehole
May 6, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
April 9, 2007
One of the rare movies sporting great action sequences and a ring of truth.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
August 16, 2003
Fierce and emotionally resonant action-drama, anchored by four smart performances.
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 13, 2004
Full Review| Original Score: 6/10
Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
February 17, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
February 24, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic
Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Derek Adams
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Top Critic
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
Top Critic
Stephen Holden
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
Lea Russo
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
Tyler McLeod
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Cynthia Fuchs
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Barry Walters
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001
Top Critic
Esther Iverem
Washington Post
January 22, 2002
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002

E! Online
January 1, 2000

Boston Phoenix
January 1, 2000

Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
Page 1 of 3