Coming to America (1988)

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The heir to the throne of Zamunda leaves the tropical paradise of Zamunda and goes in search of his queen. What better place than the city of Queens, New York to find a bride? Joined with his loyal servant and friend, Akeem and Semmi attempt to blend in as ordinary Americans and begin the dating.

Directed by John Landis.

Released in 1988 by Paramount.

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  • primary-genre: Comedy
  • secondary-genre: African-American Comedies
  • secondary-genre: Comedy
  • actor: Madge Sinclair
  • actor: Arsenio Hall
  • actor: John Amos
  • actor: Eddie Murphy
  • actor: James Earl Jones
  • director: John Landis
  • producer: Robert D. Wachs
  • producer: Leslie Belzberg
  • producer: David Sosna
  • producer: George Folsey Jr.
  • cinematographer: Sol Negrin
  • cinematographer: Woody Omens
  • composer: Nile Rodgers
  • editor: George Folsey Jr.
  • costume-designer: Deborah Nadoolman
  • role-name: Semmi
  • role-name: Clarence
  • role-name: King Jaffe Joffer
  • role-name: Cleo McDowell
  • role-name: Queen Aoleon
  • screenwriter: Eddie Murphy
  • screenwriter: Barry W. Blaustein
  • screenwriter: David Sheffield
  • year: 1988
  • studio: Paramount