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The King of Arcades (2014)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 17 June 2014 (USA)
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Follow the rise and fall of the King of Arcades as one man pursues his dream against all odds.

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Sean Tiedeman

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Sean Tiedeman
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ralph H. Baer ... Himself
Tim Balderamos Tim Balderamos ... Himself
Greg Bond Greg Bond ... Himself
Jerry Buckner Jerry Buckner ... Himself
Hank Chien Hank Chien ... Himself
Walter Day Walter Day ... Himself
Ben Gold Ben Gold ... Himself
Donald Hayes Donald Hayes ... Himself
Leonard Herman Leonard Herman ... The Game Scholar
Jon Jamshid Jon Jamshid ... Exidy
Eugene Jarvis Eugene Jarvis ... Himself
Isaiah TriForce Johnson Isaiah TriForce Johnson ... Himself (as Isaiah Triforce Johnson)
Richie Knucklez Richie Knucklez ... The King of Arcades
George Leutz George Leutz ... Himself
Dale Levin Dale Levin ... Himself
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Follow the rise and fall of the King of Arcades as one man pursues his dream against all odds.

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An Arcade Will Fall... A Hero Will Rise!

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 June 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Flemington, New Jersey, USA See more »

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$175,000 (estimated)
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K Studios,Tiedebaby Films See more »
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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Sean Tiedeman, the director of The King of Arcades, records novelty songs under the alias Irish Elvis. His song, 80s Arcade, has aired on several syndicated radio shows including Dr. Demento and became the #3 most requested new song of 2005 on Captain Wayne's Mad Music Hour. See more »

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Dissing Girls and Skipping Pizza
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Copyright 2014 Combover Records
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Awesome documentary of the arcade world
2 July 2014 | by Tony ScootsSee all my reviews

I have to be honest with you and tell you that this is my first movie review I have ever done. The King of Arcades is such a great film I had to write a review about it! I love this documentary for what it is about (Arcades), its shows the passion, heart and dedication of the people who made the Arcade what it is today, you may take it for granted when you walk into an arcade and put a quarter into a machine, but this film shows you a different point of view and makes you realize that its more then just a game, its a way of life, family and love. Richie Knucklez true passion for arcades is unbelievable, not only is he the King of Arcades but also is the Doctor of Arcades, he takes what was old and make them new. Thank you Dr. Knucklez for bringing new life into these old arcades and showing everyone young and old especially my kids what an Arcade is.


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