Billy Mitchell in King of Kong

Billy Mitchell, the villain of the 2007 documentary The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters, has been stripped of his Donkey Kong records and banned from competition by Twin Galaxies. Mitchell was previously the reigning champion of Donkey Kong and the first million-point record holder, and King of Kong chronicled nice-guy newcomer Steve Wiebe’s attempt to topple the king. The surprisingly gripping film was the first feature from director Seth Gordon, and launched his career into scripted comedy films like Horrible Bosses and Identity Thief.

At the core of King of Kong was the rivalry between Wiebe and Mitchell, and the latter served as the perfect villain ...

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