- Studio: Picturehouse Entertainment
- Release Date: Aug 17, 2007
Universal acclaim- based on 67 Ratings
Positive: 30 out of 30
Mixed: 0 out of 30
Negative: 0 out of 30
Aug 12, 2013The King of Kong follows Steve Wiebe's attempt to beat the Donkey Kong world record held by the famous (in arcade gaming circles) Billy Mitchell, a record held since 1982 that many thought would never be beaten.
Unfortunately for Wiebe simply beating Mitchells score is not enough. The established arcade hierarchy aren't happy with an outsider beating their 'hero' Mitchell. What transpires is an underdog story to rival the best Hollywood has offered in recent years as Wiebe tries to prove himself to the arcade elite.
By the end it becomes impossible not to want Wiebe to succeed (partly because Mitchell is so smug), ignore the subject matter this is simply a great real life story.… Full Review »
Dec 27, 2011"King of Kong - A Fistful of Quarters" - One Line Review!
The one word review would be amazing, but even if you aren't into video games, this documentary is incredible - There's some controversy after the making of it, but it's so funny and so good - Everyone should check it out. Available on Netflix' instant queue!
http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/king_of_kong/… Full Review »