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The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007) Poster

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References 

King Kong (1933)
Title reference
Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Subtitle reference ("A Fistful of Quarters")
Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969) (TV Series)
Scooby Doo ball
Patton (1970)
Clip from one subject's self-produced video imitates the opening speech in Patton
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Several people refer to the film, including a drawing of Darth Vader
Supêsu Inbêdâ (1978) (Video Game)
mentioned
Adventure (1978) (Video Game)
A person can been seen wearing a shirt with Yorgle, the yellow dragon, on it.
Galaxian (1979) (Video Game)
one of the games in a highest score list
Carnival (1980) (Video Game)
mentioned
Missile Command (1980) (Video Game)
mentioned
Berzerk (1980) (Video Game)
mentioned
Defender (1980) (Video Game)
Mentioned as one of the 5 top games of all time.
Gorf (1981) (Video Game)
mentioned
Galaga (1981) (Video Game)
mentioned
Dig Dug (1982) (Video Game)
one of the games in a highest score list
Rocky III (1982)
Eye of the Tiger is played during Steve's training.
Tron (1982) (Video Game)
Mentioned by Robert Mruczek
Popeye (1982) (Video Game)
Poster of the game can be seen at FunSpot
Food Fight (1982) (Video Game)
Mark Alpiger wears a shirt of the game.
Congo Bongo (1983) (Video Game)
one of the games in a highest score list
Elevator Action (1983) (Video Game)
one of the games in a highest score list
Crystal Castles (1983) (Video Game)
Mark Alpiger is mentioned as the Champion of this game.
Donkey Kong 3 (1983) (Video Game)
one of the games in a highest score list
Spy Hunter (1983) (Video Game)
"Spy Hunter" can be seen at Fun Spot.
Tapper (1983) (Video Game)
"Tapper" can be seen at Fun Spot.
The Karate Kid (1984)
"You 're the best around" song is played before the tournament.
The Terminator (1984)
"Vote for me if you want to live" on Ahnuld shirt is a reference to the "Come with me if you want to live" quote from this movie
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1985) (Video Game)
one of the games in a highest score list
Commando (1985) (Video Game)
one of the games in a highest score list
Metroid (1986) (Video Game)
mentioned
Total Recall (1990)
Robert Mruczek wears a capaign shirt that resembles the movie.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) (TV Series)
mentioned
Invader ZIM (2001) (TV Series)
One of Steve's students: Sam Hynes, wears a Gir Shirt.
Doom³ (2004) (Video Game)
Robert Mruczek wears a shirt of the game.

Referenced in 

Four Christmases (2008)
Steve Wiebe plays the video game Donkey Kong in both movies.
Bones: The Gamer in the Grease (2009) (TV Episode)
References to Punky Pong (a take off of Donky Kong) as well as a champion named Billy Gabel (a reference to Donky Kong champion Billy Mitchell)
Spud (2009) (Short)
Spud talks about having almost beaten Billy Mitchell's Donkey Kong score
The Video Craze (2013)
Contains footage from a Donkey Kong competition (The Kong Off) in which Billy Mitchell is a contestant, and officiated by Walter Day.

Features 

Pong (1972) (Video Game)
Shown at the end of the video game montage end credits.
Evening Magazine (1976) (TV Series)
clip
Asteroids (1979) (Video Game)
The arcade is visible at FunSpot.
Pac-Man (1980) (Video Game)
The arcade is mentioned and seen.
Centipede (1980) (Video Game)
The arcade is mentioned and seen.
Frogger (1981) (Video Game)
The arcade is visible at FunSpot.
Donkey Kong (1981) (Video Game)
Arcade version is seen often, considering it is the subject of the film.
Ms. Pac-Man (1981) (Video Game)
The arcade is mentioned and seen.
Robotron: 2084 (1982) (Video Game)
arcade seen
Donkey Kong Junior (1982) (Video Game)
Steve's Donkey Arcade also includes this game.
Q*bert (1982) (Video Game)
The arcade is mentioned and seen.
Burger Time (1982) (Video Game)
The arcade can be visible at FunSpot.
Pitfall! (1982) (Video Game)
The game pak can be seen during the credits montage.
Joust (1982) (Video Game)
The arcade is viewable among the other arcades.
Mario Bros. (1983) (Video Game)
The arcade is viewable among the other arcades.
Star Wars (1983) (Video Game)
The arcade is visible at FunSpot.
Duck Hunt (1984) (Video Game)
The arcade can be visible at FunSpot.
Marble Madness (1984) (Video Game)
The arcade is mentioned and seen.
Paperboy (1984) (Video Game)
The arcade can be visible at FunSpot.
Gauntlet (1985) (Video Game)
Played during the clip from "The X Show"
Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! (1987) (Video Game)
arcade seen
Mega Man (1987) (Video Game)
Shown during the video game montage end credits.
Tetris (1989) (Video Game)
The arcade can be visible at FunSpot.
SimCity (1989) (Video Game)
Shown during the video game montage end credits.
Mortal Kombat (1992) (Video Game)
Shown during the video game montage end credits.
The X Show (1999) (TV Series)
clip
Mario Party 3 (2000) (Video Game)
Shown during the video game montage end credits.
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness (2003) (Video Game)
Shown during the video game montage end credits.

Featured in 

Spoofs 

Patton (1970)
Speech in front of American flag about picking up women spoofs a speech in Patton

Spoofed in 

South Park: More Crap (2007) (TV Episode)
Storyline loosely based on this documentary
Regular Show: High Score (2011) (TV Episode)
Mordecai and Rigby compete for an arcade game high score with a character who looks similar to Billy Mitchell.
Garlan Hulse: Where Potential Lives (2013) (Video)
This is a spoof documentary homage to The King of Kong

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