Video Game Documentaries

Thanks to Nikral's "The Almost Definitive Guide to Video Game Documentaries" from http://www.giantbomb.com/profile/nikral/the-almost-definitive-guide-to-video-game-documentaries/30-77352/

Also thanks to Pixel Prospector's "Big List of Video Game Documentaries" from http://www.pixelprospector.com/the-big-list-of-video-game-documentaries/

Check these links out for more documentaries not listed on IMDB.

Listed in chronological order.
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1.
Special When Lit (2009 Documentary)
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What made more money than the entire American movie industry through the 50s and 60s? Pinball. Special... (97 mins.)
Director: Brett Sullivan
“ It is my view that pinball culture acted as a partial precursor to video game culture. So I have included pinball movies to this list. ” - org1andrew
 
2.
Indie Game: The Movie (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows the journeys of indie game developers as they create games and release those works, and themselves, to the world. (94 mins.)
 
3.
The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007 Documentary)
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Die-hard gamers compete to break world records on classic arcade games. (79 mins.)
Director: Seth Gordon
 
4.
Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade (2007 Documentary)
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1982's Video Game World Champions share their philosophies on joysticks, groupies and life. (90 mins.)
Director: Lincoln Ruchti
 
5.
Video Game Invasion: The History of a Global Obsession (2004 Documentary)
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Stars: Tony Hawk
 
6.
Frag (2008 Documentary)
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Below the surface of a simple game is an underbelly of corruption, money, partying, drugs, and even death. (88 mins.)
Director: Mike Pasley
 
7.
Second Skin (2008 Documentary)
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An intimate, fascinating look at computer gamers whose lives have been transformed by the emerging, hugely popular genre of computer games. (94 mins.)
 
8.
The Video Game Revolution (2004 Documentary)
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A light-hearted look at the worldwide phenomenon of video games, and how they have revolutionized technology and forever changed popular culture.
 
9.
Get Lamp (2010 Documentary)
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With limited sound, simple graphics, and tiny amounts of computing power, the first games on home computers...
 
10.
Tetris: From Russia with Love (2004 Documentary)
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The story behind the fiendishly addictive game, a tale of high stakes, intimidation and legal feuds set against the backdrop of Cold War tensions between East and West. (60 mins.)
Director: Magnus Temple
 
11.
Classic Game Room: The Rise and Fall of the Internet's Greatest Video Game Review Show (2007 Video)
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"Classic Game Room" was the first classic video game review show on the Internet in 1999 and 2000. It... (100 mins.)
Director: Mark Bussler
 
12.
Rise of the Video Game (2007 Mini-Series)
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13.
Beyond the Game (2008 Documentary)
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Documentary about Worldchampionship 2007 WarcraftIII players, leading roles for Dutch player "Grubby" and Chinese player "Sky". (75 mins.)
Director: Jos de Putter
 
14.
The Future of Pinball (2006 Documentary)
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In 1998 pinball was dying, thanks to a saturated market and shrinking player base. Williams, the world's largest pinball manufacturer... (58 mins.)
Director: Greg Maletic
 
15.
Once Upon Atari (2003 Documentary)
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(120 mins.)
 
16.
King of Chinatown (2010 Documentary)
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King of Chinatown takes an in-depth look at the culture of video games, an industry that has evolved into a worldwide... (62 mins.)
 
17.
Race to World First (2013 Documentary)
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'Race to World First' documents the struggles, triumphs, and frustrations of the 25-man World of Warcraft... (68 mins.)
 
18.
Icons (2002 TV Series)
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G4's show of original profiles, interviews and histories of the people, characters and companies that have shaped today's computer and video game landscape. (30 mins.)
 
19.
Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary that captures the greatest world record Tetris players as they prepare for the Classic Tetris World Championship...
Director: Adam Cornelius
 
20.
High Score (2006 Documentary)
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Although technology continues to evolve, a group of die-hard gamers refuses to abandon the classic arcade games of yesteryear... (52 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Mack
 
21.
/afk: Away from Keyboard (2011 Documentary)
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Twelve million gamers escape into the World of Warcraft each day. Is it possible for an escape to become an addiction?
Director: Greg Stuetze
 
22.
Gold Farmers (2010 Documentary)
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Gold Farmers is a documentary that investigates the real money trade in the virtual world of online games... (42 mins.)
Director: Ge Jin
 
23.
Gamer Revolution (2007 Documentary)
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Special documentary look at how pop culture's 'new dark continent,' video games, are changing the world. (120 mins.)
 
24.
Gameswipe (2009 Documentary)
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(50 mins.)
Director: Al Campbell
 
25.
Focus: A Documentary (2010 Documentary)
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FOCUS is a documentary about Mike Ross, an average 26-year-old African-American, unemployed college graduate... (71 mins.)
Director: Steve Hwang
 
26.
I Got Next (2011 Documentary)
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I Got Next" is a documentary on the fighting game community. It follows four prominent players, Justin Wong... (97 mins.)
Director: Ian Cofino
 
27.
Bang the Machine (2002 Documentary)
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A documentary of an exhibition tournament in Japan showing the difference between American and Japanese gaming cultures. (80 mins.)
Director: Tamara Katepoo
 
28.
Moral Kombat (2009 Documentary)
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Moral Kombat takes a look into the controversial subject of violence in video games. Director Spencer... (81 mins.)
Director: Spencer Halpin
 
29.
Playing Columbine (2008 Documentary)
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Chronicles the history of the game "Super Columbine Massacre RPG!." The film traces back the 16-bit role-playing game to its inception... (94 mins.)
Director: Danny Ledonne
 
30.
Infinite Lives: The Road to E3 (2010 Documentary)
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Infinite Lives: The Road to E3 is an independently-produced documentary that follows four friends from the American Midwest in their 2300-mile... (93 mins.)
Director: N. Pfeifer