The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters  {ENDS Thursday!}

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
ENDS Thursday!

USA, 2007, 84 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Comedy, Documentary
Language: English

In 1982, "Gamer of the Century" Billy Mitchell managed to score 874,300 points on the arcade classic Donkey Kong, a record many thought would never be broken. In 2003, 35-year-old family man Steve Wiebe, after losing his job at Boeing, found solace in Donkey Kong, surpassing Billy's record with a thought-to-be-impossible 1,000,000 points. Steve and Billy then engaged in a cross-country duel to see who could set the high score and become The King of Kong. Along the way, both men learned valuable lessons about what it means to be a father, a husband and a true champion.

DIRECTOR: Seth Gordon
Producer: Ed Cunningham
Editor: Jim Bruce, J. Clay Wheel
Music: Craig Richey
Principal Cast: Steve Wiebe, Billy Mitchell, Walter Day, Steve Sanders
US Distributor: Picturehouse

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