Coming to America

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Mixed or average reviews - based on 15 Critics

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Universal acclaim- based on 71 Ratings

Summary: A very wealthy and pampered African prince comes to America in search of a bride. Accompanied by his closest companion, he quickly finds a job, new friends, new digs, new enemies - and lots of trouble. (Paramount Pictures)

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Runtime: 116 min
Production: Paramount Pictures
Genres: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Mar 9, 1999
Director Credit
John Landis Director
Writer Credit
Barry W. Blaustein Screenplay
David Sheffield Screenplay
Eddie Murphy Story
Principal Cast Credit
Eddie Murphy Prince Akeem/Clarence/Randy Watson/Saul
Cast Credit
Allison Dean Patrice McDowell
Arsenio Hall Semmi/Extremely Ugly Girl/Morris/Reverend Brown
Calvin Lockhart Colonel Izzi
Eriq La Salle Darryl Jenks
Frankie Faison Landlord
Jake Steinfeld Cab Driver
James Earl Jones King Jaffe Joffer
John Amos Cleo McDowell
Louie Anderson Maurice
Madge Sinclair Queen Aoleon
Paul Bates Oha
Shari Headley Lisa McDowell
Sheila Johnson Lady-In-Waiting
Vanessa Bell Calloway Imani Izzi
Producer Credit
David Sosna Associate Producer
George Folsey Jr. Producer
Leslie Belzberg Executive Producer
Mark Lipsky Executive Producer
Robert D. Wachs Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: