Movie 'Coming to America'

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The four funniest men in America are Eddie Murphy.

Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ordinary American and begin his search.

Germany German (Deutsch)

Der Prinz aus Zamunda

Prinz Akeem flieht auf der Suche nach der Traumfrau vom heimischen Zamunda in den New Yorker Stadtteil Queens. Mit seinem Vetter Semmi gibt er sich als armer Student aus und beginnt die Brautschau in Bars und Dicotheken. Schließlich verliebt er sich in die Tochter eines Hamburger-Braters, deretwegen er einen Job im Schnellimbiß annimmt. Mitten ins Liebeswerben des Prinzen stoßen urplötzlich dessen Eltern, die sich auf den Weg gemacht haben, um herauszufinden, wofür der Sprößling plötzlich Unmengen von Geld ausgibt.

France French (Français)

Un Prince à New York

Dans le royaume africain du Zamunda, le prince Akeem fête ses 21 ans. Ses parents lui ont choisi une épouse, mais Akeem souhaite trouver lui-même la femme idéale. En compagnie de son ami Semmi, il se rend à New York.

Italy Italian (Italiano)

Il principe cerca moglie

Destinato a un matrimonio combinato, un giovane principe africano vuole invece scegliersi una moglie di suo gusto e decide di cercarla a New York, trovandola nella figlia del proprietario di una catena di "fast food".

Release Date
Runtime
Keywords
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fake identity
fast food restaurant
fish out of water
heir to the throne
new york city
prince
searching for love
Genres
Comedy
Romance
Languages
English
Production Countries
flag of United States of America United States of America
Production Companies
Eddie Murphy Productions
United States of America Paramount
Release Dates
United States of America Premiere Beverly Hills, California
United States of America Theatrical R
United Kingdom English: Theatrical 15
France Theatrical
Australia Theatrical M
Germany Theatrical 12
Italy Theatrical
Ratings
TMDb 67% · 1,875 (more information on website)
IMDb 70% · 146,827 (more information on website)
Rotten Tomatoes® 67% (more information on website)
metacritic 47% (more information on website)

Cast

CharacterPerson
Prince Akeem / Clarence / Randy Watson / SaulEddie Murphy
Semmi / Extremely Ugly Girl / Morris / Reverend BrownArsenio Hall
King Jaffe JofferJames Earl Jones
Cleo McDowellJohn Amos
Lisa McDowellShari Headley
LandlordFrankie Faison
MauriceLouie Anderson
RobberSamuel L. Jackson
Darryl JenksEriq La Salle
Patrice McDowellAllison Dean
Queen AoleonMadge Sinclair
Randolph Duke / Homeless Man #1Ralph Bellamy
Mortimer Duke / Homeless Man #2Don Ameche
Imani IzziVanessa Bell Calloway
Colonel IzziCalvin Lockhart
Rose Bearer #3Garcelle Beauvais
Boy Getting HaircutCuba Gooding Jr.
Elderly PassengerBirdie M. Hale
Basketball Game VendorVondie Curtis-Hall
Soul Glo ManClyde Jones
Face on Cutting Room FloorJim Abrahams

Crew

DepartmentJobPerson
ArtArt DirectionChristopher Nowak
Richard B. Lewis
Assistant Art DirectorCarole Lee Cole
Assistant Property MasterStan Cockerell
Construction CoordinatorJerry Fitzpatrick
Construction ForemanWilliam Apperson
GreensmanPhilip C. Hurst
Production DesignRichard Macdonald
Property MasterGregg H. Bilson
Set DecorationCheryal Kearney
Dan von Blomberg
Set DesignerR. Gilbert Clayton
SwingRichard Evans
CameraAssistant CameraMadelyn Most
Director of PhotographySol Negrin
Woody Omens
Dolly GripJon Falkengren
First Assistant CameraKen Fisher
First Company GripDennis Gamiello
GripBruce Atwater
Second Assistant CameraJoseph Cosko Jr.
Second Company GripBrian Fitzsimons
Still PhotographerBruce McBroom
Costume & Make-UpAssistant Costume DesignerKelly Kimball
Assistant HairstylistWilliam Howard
Assistant Makeup ArtistMarie Carter
Costume DesignDeborah Nadoolman
Costume SupervisorFrancine Jamison-Tanchuck
Makeup ArtistRolf John Keppler
Set Dressing ArtistGerald DeTitta
Wardrobe SupervisorBill Christians
CrewCarpenterMarc Fambro
ChoreographerPaula Abdul
Craft ServiceEddie Jones
DriverPatrick Hogan
Generator OperatorJoseph Banks
Makeup EffectsRick Baker
Scenic ArtistEdward Garzero
Set MedicGreg Knapp
Stunt CoordinatorJohn Sherrod
Stunt DoubleCarlton Holder
StuntsLindell Blake
Transportation CoordinatorCary Kelley
Unit PublicistSaul Kahan
Utility StuntsJohn Ashby
DirectingAdditional Second Assistant DirectorCharles Brescia
DirectorJohn Landis
First Assistant DirectorDavid Sosna
Second Assistant DirectorRichard Patrick
Second Second Assistant DirectorTomaz Remec
EditingAssistant EditorJohn Haggar
Color TimerBob Noland
EditorGeorge Folsey Jr.
Malcolm Campbell
LightingAssistant Chief Lighting TechnicianEd Cooper
Chief Lighting TechnicianJohn W. DeBlau
ElectricianRichie Ford
Rigging GripMichael T. James
ProductionAssociate ProducerDavid Sosna
CastingJackie Burch
Casting AssistantFerne Cassel
Executive ProducerLeslie Belzberg
Mark Lipsky
Extras Casting AssistantRae Lockett
Location AssistantChris Schutsky
Location ManagerCharles Miller
ProducerGeorge Folsey Jr.
Robert D. Wachs
Production AccountantJanet L. Wattles
Production AssistantMartha Appel
Production CoordinatorTerry Ladin
Production SecretaryGinny Warner
Unit Production ManagerMichael Tadross
SoundAssistant Sound EditorSpike Allison Hooper
Boom OperatorLouis Sabat
Foley MixerDean Drabin
Music EditorDaniel Allan Carlin
Original Music ComposerNile Rodgers
Sound EditorMike Dobie
Sound MixerWilliam B. Kaplan
Sound RecordistFrank Graziadei
Supervising ADR EditorJames Beshears
Supervising Sound EditorPaul Timothy Carden
Visual EffectsSpecial Effects SupervisorDanny Cangemi