Twelve is a 2010 teen crime drama film directed by Joel Schumacher from a screenplay by Jordan Melamed, based on Nick McDonell's 2002 novel of the same name. The film follows a young drug dealer whose luxurious lifestyle falls apart after his cousin is murdered and his best friend is arrested for the crime. It stars Chace Crawford, Rory Culkin, Curtis Jackson, Emily Meade, and Emma Roberts.


On the Upper East Side, White Mike, once a wealthy, carefree teenager, now struggles to scrape out a living as a marijuana dealer; he deals to his former classmates. His mother died a year earlier, her treatment consuming his family's wealth and leaving Mike emotionally scarred. Mike's friend, Molly, does not know he is a drug dealer. Mike's supplier, Lionel, sells addictive drug cocktail "Twelve" to Mike's cousin, Charlie. Being unable to pay for the drug, Charlie attempts to mug Lionel, but Lionel shoots Charlie as well as an innocent observer, Nana. Hunter, a friend of Mike and Charlie's, is taken into custody for the murders.