Would Be Kings is a 2008 crime drama directed by David Wellington. In the film, Patrick (Currie Graham) and Jamie (Ben Bass) are cops who value keeping the town safe and taking care of their families. Even though Patrick is the boss, the buddy cops have a strong relationship because they are also cousins and lifelong best friends. Jamie is a bit reckless, but Patrick covers for him when he can. When a wave of crime that includes mobsters, corruption, drugs and murder invades their town, the buddy cops act swiftly to control the situation. However, when one of the men becomes entangled in the crimes the other must fight to save him. Unfortunately, he may not want to be saved. As the crimes escalate and the cops' families are threatened, one of the men must make a decision to either cover for the other or sever the relationship for the sake of others.