A middle-school science teacher and a hot sauce mogul vie for the Guinness World Record on the arcade classic, Donkey Kong. Steve and Billy engaged in a cross-country duel to see who could set the high score and become The King of Kong. Along the way, both men learned valuable lessons about what it means to be a father, a husband, and a true champion discovering that you don’t always need to win to be a winner. –Official site
I liked it.... BUT I don't particularily like the portrayal of Billy Mitchell. I get the "David vs. Goliath" thing they are trying to get, but Billy Mitchell has a story they never seem to care about. Seems like the only thing he has in life, apart from his wife, is this hi-score in Donkey Kong which is ruined by Steve Wiebe which has a much better life all in all it seems.
This is the best exploration of the male soul I have ever seen. Who would have known...
The real interesting thing about this film is in the controversy of what was left out of it (Mitchell’s “darker” side, score controversies, information made up to protect Mitchell’s scores) and what… read review