Brooklyn Castle Synopsis
Budget cuts threaten the existence of a New York school's championship chess team.
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Movie Reviews


By hockeymomminneapolis
We took our 9 year old son to this, and although it was occasionally slow, he sat through it all and talked about it on the ride home. Great story, and it felt like a documentary only at the...

What absolutely inspiring kids! MUST SEE!

By kamcva
These kids are absolutely inspiring! This is real life, folks -- not "kid grows up on wrong side of tracks and magically does great." These kids grow up in Brooklyn with very little and they find the...

Wonderful Story

By rwleftwi
You will enjoy this even if you are not a chess player....

Inspiring movie

By blheath2012
This was an excellent movie showing what can be done in our schools with teachers and adults that care. The lessons these kids learn while competing in Chess Tournaments are life lessons that will...


By ScottFro
Just a great true to life little flick, and just a wonderful story. Go see it today!...

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Rated PG | For Some Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Kids discover life on and off chess board in moving docu.
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