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Coming to America

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Coming to America casts comedian Eddie Murphy as pampered African prince Akeem, who rebels against an arranged marriage and heads to America to find a new bride. Read More
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Clarence/Prince Akeem/Randy Watson/Saul
Extremely Ugly Girl/Morris/Rev. Brow/Semmi
Cleo McDowell
King Jaffe Joffer
Lisa McDowell
Queen Aoleon
Darryl Jenks
Patrice McDowell
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June 12, 2008
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Coming to America is the hallmark of African American humor that appeals to a mainstream audience that still considers it as one the funniest movies of all time. Who hasn't seen it? Better yet, who hasn't quoted it? The movie's intention is to use risible but outlandish humor, while not especially good in forming an original romantic comedy, this movie deserves accolades for asserting cultural

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