Coming to America (1988)

"This summer, Prince Akeem discovers America."Movie
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An African prince decides it’s time for him to find a princess... and his mission leads him and his most loyal friend to Queens, New York. In disguise as an impoverished immigrant, the pampered prince quickly finds himself a new job, new friends, new digs, new enemies and lots of trouble.

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Coming to America is a 1988 American romantic comedy film directed by John Landis and based on a story originally created by Eddie Murphy, who also starred in the lead role. The film also co-stars Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, Shari Headley, and John Amos. Eddie Murphy plays Akeem Joffer, the crown prince of the fictional African nation of Zamunda, who travels to the United States in the hopes of finding a woman he can marry. A sequel, Coming 2 America, was released on March 4, 2021.

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Theatrical Release:June 29th, 1988 - Buy Tickets
On DVD & Blu-ray:March 9th, 1999 - Buy DVD
Movie Budget:$30,000,000
Movie Box Office Gross:$288,752,301 (Worldwide)
Original Language:English
Executive Producers:Leslie Belzberg, Mark Lipsky
Production Companies:Eddie Murphy Productions, Paramount