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The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007) - Movie Details

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79 min.
Release Date
August 17, 2007 (LA/NY)
DVD Release Date
January 29, 2008
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79 minutes
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Rated PG-13 for brief sexual reference

A middle-school science teacher and a hot sauce mogul vie for the Guinness World Record on the arcade classic, Donkey Kong.

In 1982, LIFE Magazine assembled the world's greatest gamers for a photo shoot that would become the center spread of their 1982 Year-In-Photos edition. Billy Mitchell, who would later be named the "Gamer of the Century," was one of the invitees.

Mitchell, the World Record holder on Centipede, had been tracking... Full synopsis »

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Every year, there are documentaries that explore war and disaster, historical figures and disturbing facets of society, and every year, there are other documentaries that buck that trend and focus on something no one ever thought would be turned into a movie. Enter The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters, about the best Donkey Kong players in the world. Full movie review »

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