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The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters Details

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[[Performer~P519219~Seth Gordon~sethgordon]]'s documentary The King of Kong follows the exploits of the two best Donkey Kong players in America. [[Performer~P506135~Billy Mitchell~billymitchell]] has held the world record for the popular video game for over 20 years. The film covers his rise to prominence, and the circle of associates he keeps in the Twin Galaxies organization, which serves as the official referee and scorekeeper of the electronic gaming world; within the organization, [[Performer~P506135~Mitchell~billymitchell]] is highly revered for his prowess at a number of games. Eventually [[Performer~P518335~Steve Wiebe~stevewiebe]], with time on his hands now that he finds himself without a job, decides to seriously hunker down and challenge [[Performer~P506135~Mitchell~billymitchell]]'s record. [[Performer~P519219~Gordon~sethgordon]] gets close to both men, and shows how the passionate arcade subculture harbors very powerful feelings about both of them. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

  • Release date:August 17, 2007

Crew

Seth Gordon
Director
Ed Cunningham
Producer
Seth Gordon
Cinematographer
Craig Richey
Composer (Music Score)
Seth Gordon
Editor
Luis Lopez
Editor
Luis Lopez
Associate Producer
J. Clay Tweel
Associate Producer
J. Clay Tweel
Assistant Editor
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