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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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The poster for The King of Arcades was inspired by The Garbage Pail Kids and Donkey Kong trading cards. The artwork was created by Joe Simko, a Garbage Pail Kids artist. See more »

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Dissing Girls and Skipping Pizza
Performed by Monster Truck Fan Club
Copyright 2014 Combover Records
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A Fascinating look into Arcade Game Collecting
19 June 2014 | by tntqualitySee all my reviews

Here is a well done look into the real world of arcade game COLLECTING! The movie Wreck It Ralph gave us the classic games in a unique perspective...and now we can see those same games explored in the REAL world by people who both love and rescue these arcade games that are slowly slipping away from us! See how they get rebuilt by one of the pioneers of restoration and how he tries to make a go with a commercial arcade! Peppered with interviews of some of the first designers of these machines who talk the original days they were manufactured and how many of them have withstood the test of time! Richie Knucklez love for these machines is shown as he struggles with today's problems of storefront rent, lack of parts to fix them, and balancing family life with his passion!


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