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Coming to America is a american film of genre Comedy directed by John Landis released in USA on 29 june 1988 with Eddie Murphy

Coming to America (1988)

Coming to America
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Released in USA 29 june 1988
Length 1h56
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Comedy,    Romantic comedy,    Romance
Rating69% 3.4979553.4979553.4979553.4979553.497955

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. The film was released in the United States on June 29, 1988. Eddie Murphy plays African crown prince, Akeem Joffer, from the fictional nation of Zamunda, who comes to the United States in the hopes of finding a woman he can marry. Critically acclaimed, the film spawned a brief U.S. television spin-off series.

Synopsis

Akeem Joffer, the crown prince to the throne of the wealthy African nation of Zamunda, lives a pampered lifestyle with every daily facet performed by servants. Akeem has become fed up with this and wishes to do more for himself. The final straw comes when his parents, King Jaffe and Queen Aeoleon, present him with an arranged bride-to-be named Imani Izzi, whom he has never met and who has been trained to obey Akeem's every command. Akeem concocts a plan to travel to the United States to find an intelligent, independent-minded woman he can both love and respect, and who will love Akeem for who he is and not for his wealth and social status as a prince. Akeem and his best friend/personal aide, Semmi, flip a coin to decide between going to either Los Angeles or New York City, and end up going to New York City. They end up in the borough of Queens and rent a run-down apartment in the neighborhood of Long Island City, passing themselves off as poor foreign students. They begin working at a local fast food restaurant called McDowell's—an obvious ripoff of McDonald's—owned by widower Cleo McDowell and his two daughters, Lisa and Patrice.

Actors

Eddie Murphy

(Prince Akeem / Clarence / Randy Watson / Saul)
Arsenio Hall

(Semmi / Extremely Ugly Girl / Morris / Reverend Brown)
Shari Headley

(Lisa McDowell)
James Earl Jones

(King Jaffe Joffer)
Madge Sinclair

(Queen Aoleon)
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