Charm City Kings
Check out our recap and review of this amazing coming of age film set in Baltimore. Charm City Kings was produced by Will Smith and Jada Smith. The movie also has a co-starring by rapper Meek Mill.
In this stirring coming-of-age drama, 14-year-old Mouse and his best friends Lamont and Sweartagawd desperately want to join The Midnight Clique, an infamous group of dirt bikers who rule West Baltimore’s summertime streets. Following the tragic death of his older brother Stro, a legendary Midnight rider, Mouse is determined to win the respect of the neighborhood, help provide for his family, and above all, be a man. As his mom Teri and mentor Detective Rivers work overtime to help the bright, charismatic teen reach his full potential, Midnight’s leader, Blax, takes Mouse under his wing – an act of kindness that inadvertently leads Mouse down a road paved with fast money and violence.