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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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Country:

USA

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English

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17 June 2014 (USA) See more »

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Flemington, New Jersey, USA See more »

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$175,000 (estimated)
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16:9 HD
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The final film varies greatly from the originally intended cut. Several clips were removed as a result of Knucklez having a falling out with a business partner and most clips of his family were removed after his wife filed for divorce and refused to allow them in the film. This time was filled with other B-Roll shot during the making of it, and the ending was changed totally. The original ending saw Knuckelz in Walter Day's jersey, proclaiming himself to be the "New Walter Day" See more »

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80s Arcade
Written and Performed by Irish Elvis
Copyright 2005 F.S.T. Records
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Very fun
18 April 2017 | by pbpbterminatorSee all my reviews

Great film on American Arcade culture. Very nice editing, and composition of the film. Contains a lot of historical information with clips from past broadcasts. The main focus is the story of Richie and how he follows his dream of opening up a modern arcade and the problems with having such a goal. Very fun and it will bring nostalgia to arcade fans.


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