The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

Billy Mitchell
Director: Seth Gordon Cast: Billy Mitchell
Billy Mitchell
, Doris Self
Doris Self
, Steve Wiebe
Steve Wiebe
Seth Gordon

DVD (Wide Screen)

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Seth Gordon's documentary The King of Kong follows the exploits of the two best Donkey Kong players in America. Billy Mitchell 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, Mitchell is highly revered for his prowess at a number of games. Eventually Steve Wiebe, with time on his hands now that he finds himself without a job, decides to seriously hunker down and challenge Mitchell's record. Gordon gets close to both men, and shows how the passionate arcade subculture harbors very powerful feelings about both of them.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/29/2008
UPC: 0794043112348
Original Release: 2007
Rating: PG-13
Source: New Line Home Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:30:00
Sales rank: 39,512

Special Features

Feature commentary with director Seth Gordon, producer Ed Cunningham and associate producer J. Clay Tweel and Luis Lopez; Feature commentary with Chris Carle (entertainment editorial director, IGN) and Jon M. Gibson (founder, i am 8-bit); Extended interviews; Animated short "A Really, Really Brief History of Donkey Kong"; Arcade glossary; I am 8-bit music & art gallery; Theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- King of Kong: Fistful of Quarters
1. Opening Sequence [5:54]
2. Billy Mitchell [4:20]
3. Steve Wiebe [5:09]
4. Twin Galaxies [4:38]
5. A World Record [5:34]
6. Foul Play [5:42]
7. Score Rejected [3:41]
8. Live Play [4:19]
9. New Live World Record [5:58]
10. Taped Score [4:43]
11. Score Accepted [5:52]
12. Guinness [5:55]
13. Road Trip [8:09]
14. No Record [6:30]
15. Two World Records [4:37]
16. End Credits [1:59]

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