12 O'Clock Boys

Synopsis: Pug, a wisecracking 13 year old living on a dangerous Westside block, has one goal in mind: to join The Twelve O'Clock Boys; the notorious urban dirt-bike gang of Baltimore. Converging from all parts of the inner city, they invade the streets and clash with police, who are forbidden to chase the bikes for fear of endangering the public. When Pug's older brother dies suddenly, he looks to the pack for mentorship, spurred by their dangerous lifestyle. Pug's story is coupled with unprecedented, action-packed coverage of the riders in their element. The film presents the pivotal years of change in a boy's life growing up in one of the most dangerous and economically depressed cities in the US.
Director(s): Lotfy Nathan
Actors: Coco, Pug, Steven
  4 wins & 6 nominations.
76 min

I wanna know what we're

doin' about these little scumbags...

on these dirt bikes

in our downtown.

I want to know. If anyone out

there has seen this, please call.

I mean, these kids are just little

bastards. These aren't, like, nice kids.

And the problem is...

I'm gonna throw it out there...

'Cause they're African-American.

Nobody wants to say it because

nobody wants to take action.

'Cause you got young black

kids... They're misbehaving.

They're riding on the sidewalks

all up and down Pratt Street.

Fifteen, 20, 30.

Vroom, vroom. Everywhere.

And we don't do

anything about it.

You gotta do something.

You gotta do something.

I don't care if they get hurt. Frankly,

I don't care if one of them dies.

Here, done.

Oh, he...

He on the bike.

Right, I know.

Hey, yo. Keep watchin' out

right there, yo.

- I do the same thing. I hate when

I do that. - Yeah, I keep doin' it.

Like I get...

F***, yeah.

She be chokin' up, like...

Come on! Hop in!

Hop in, 'cause they...

They call

'em the 12 O'Clock Boys...

because they drop the bike

straight back.

Like the hands on the clock.

If you get to 12 o'clock,

you the sh*t.

You know you in the pack.

That's when you can

really shine.

It's a dangerous and illegal Baltimore

tradition... dirt bikes on city streets.

Weaving through traffic,

20 people riding through Baltimore city...

...YouTube sensations

post their renegade riding online.

Police have a

no-chase policy to prevent accidents,

outraged at the recklessness... - A 6-year-old boy is in the hospital...

...claims to

show city cops chasing dirt bikers.

...on the

street, but defend their right...

The dirt bikers are so worried

about being nabbed by the police,

so they're taking

even more chances.

We're not out

there trying to terrorize anybody.

'Bout to go get some gas

for the bike.

Pullin' out. See the police down

there, probably waitin' for me.

Shut up!

The boy comin' up with the

dirt bike. He comin' up wheelie'n'.

Hittin' it down. Goin' straight.

He smacked the police car.

Next thing you know,

got his bike.

Hell. He didn't even have

no papers either.

Right. Ain't had no

papers on his bike. Papers.

Now, how did you run into a

police car when you got brakes?

I know. People just

be geekin' these days.

Maybe that's it now, sucker.

I'll still go on.

Some people fall and hop off

their bike and takin' an out.

But if I fall, I'm gonna

still hop back on my bike.

No matter if I fall and break my thumb...

anything. I'm hoppin' back on this bike.

Sunday, we ride with the pack...

wheelies gang.

I don't even care.

I'm ridin' down there.

Have you

ever done it before? No.

It's our tradition, our culture.

This is what we do.

Can't nobody take it from us.

This is our release.

Baltimore City, Sunday!

Swept through the crowd,

so f*** the police.

Any of y'all gonna try to

stop us. This is our sh*t!

Bravo! Bravo! Bravo!

Bravo! Bravo!

I definitely don't wanna ride down this

b*tch with this bike on the truck...

with the police down here.

Another police right there.

Just sit back, look casual.

I'm tryin'.

Go, go!

Hurry up! Hurry up!

You may wanna...


I'm tellin' you what's goin' on.

You keep tellin' me some other sh*t.

I'm tellin' you what's what.

We just intercepted my man. His bike broke

down at the park. Police ran right up on him.

Scony pulled in front of him

to tow him.

He grabbed right on to the back of

the grab bar, and they got outta there.

I got his bike in the back

of the truck now.

And a f***in' bird is on us,

watchin' us now.

I don't ride on the street no more like

Rate this script:(0.00 / 0 votes)

Eric Blair


All Eric Blair scripts | Eric Blair Scripts

FAVORITE (0 fans)

Submitted on August 05, 2018

Discuss this script with the community:



    Translate and read this script in other languages:

    Select another language:

    • - Select -
    • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
    • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
    • Español (Spanish)
    • Esperanto (Esperanto)
    • 日本語 (Japanese)
    • Português (Portuguese)
    • Deutsch (German)
    • العربية (Arabic)
    • Français (French)
    • Русский (Russian)
    • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
    • 한국어 (Korean)
    • עברית (Hebrew)
    • Gaeilge (Irish)
    • Українська (Ukrainian)
    • اردو (Urdu)
    • Magyar (Hungarian)
    • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
    • Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Italiano (Italian)
    • தமிழ் (Tamil)
    • Türkçe (Turkish)
    • తెలుగు (Telugu)
    • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
    • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
    • Čeština (Czech)
    • Polski (Polish)
    • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Românește (Romanian)
    • Nederlands (Dutch)
    • Ελληνικά (Greek)
    • Latinum (Latin)
    • Svenska (Swedish)
    • Dansk (Danish)
    • Suomi (Finnish)
    • فارسی (Persian)
    • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
    • հայերեն (Armenian)
    • Norsk (Norwegian)
    • English (English)


    Use the citation below to add this screenplay to your bibliography:


    "12 O'Clock Boys" Scripts.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 23 May 2022. <https://www.scripts.com/script/12_o'clock_boys_1528>.

    We need you!

    Help us build the largest writers community and scripts collection on the web!

    The Marketplace:

    Sell your Script !

    Get listed in the most prominent screenplays collection on the web!

    Browse Scripts.com

    The Studio:

    ScreenWriting Tool

    Write your screenplay and focus on the story with many helpful features.