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The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007)

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
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Steve Wiebe Steve Wiebe
Himself - Donkey Kong Challenger
Mark Alpiger Mark Alpiger
Adam Wood Adam Wood
Walter Day Walter Day
Himself - World's Video Game Referee
Steve Sanders Steve Sanders
Himself - Author: Master's Guide to Donkey Kong
Steven Krogman Steven Krogman
Robert Mruczek Robert Mruczek
Himself - Head Referee, Twin Galaxies
Doris Self Doris Self
Herself - Q*bert Contender

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geek Rocky [Balboa]

7 years, 4 months ago at Dec 16 23:00
Com uma edição nada sutil mas igualmente esperta e cativante, a disputa pelo maior score num arcade é contada sob um drama de superação tal, que o documentário é praticamente uma variante nerd de “Rocky [Balboa]” (1976). De um lado do ringue, Billy Mitchel, microempresário egocêntrico e mimado que apóia sua arrogância no título que recebeu na adolescência, de melhor jogador de Don... read more
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Description: In the early 1980s, legendary Billy Mitchell set a Donkey Kong record that stood for almost 25 years. This documentary follows the assault on the record by Steve Wiebe, an earnest teacher from Washington who took up the game while unemployed. The top scores are monitored by a cadre of players and fans associated with Walter Day, an Iowan who runs Funspot, an annual tournament. Wiebe breaks Mitchell's record in public at Funspot, and Mitchell promptly mails a controversial video tape of himself setting a new record. So Wiebe travels to Florida hoping Mitchell will face him for the 2007 Guinness World Records. Will the mind-game-p ... (more)
Release date: 28 February 2008
Tags: Documentary (15), 2007 (6), 2000s (6), Gaming (5), Indie (4), Rivalry (4), Donkey Kong (4), Obsession (4), Tournament (3), Sport (3), Usa (3), Restaurant (2), Sports (2), Weird (2), Arcade (2), Passion (2), Video (2), Talk (2), Independent Film (2), Arcade Game (2)
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