Coming to America Trailer

Coming to America Trailer (1988)

"The Four Funniest Men in America are Eddie Murphy." 28 June 1988 Comedy, Romance 116 mins

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.

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Eddie Murphy

as Prince Akeem / Clarence / Randy Watson / Saul

Arsenio Hall

as Semmi / Extremely Ugly Girl / Morris / Reverend Brown

James Earl Jones

as King Jaffe Joffer

John Amos

as Cleo McDowell

Shari Headley

as Lisa McDowell

Frankie Faison

as Landlord

Louie Anderson

as Maurice

Calvin Lockhart

as Colonel Izzi

Eriq La Salle

as Darryl Jenks


John Landis


Leslie Belzberg

Leslie Belzberg Executive Producer

Mark Lipsky

Mark Lipsky Executive Producer

Nile Rodgers

Original Music Composer

Sol Negrin

Sol Negrin Director of Photography

Woody Omens

Woody Omens Director of Photography

International Titles

Un Principe en Nueva York Trailer

Um Príncipe em Nova York Trailer

Un Principe en Nueva York Trailer

Der Prinz aus Zamunda Trailer

Un Principe en Nueva York Trailer

Un prince à New York Trailer

Un Principe en Nueva York Trailer

Amerika for mine føtter Trailer

Un Principe en Nueva York Trailer

Поездка в Америку Trailer

Un Principe en Nueva York Trailer

International Releases Dates

Australia 25 August 1988

Germany 31 August 1988

Denmark 16 September 1988

France 24 August 1988

United Kingdom 01 August 1998

Greece 15 September 1988

Sweden 26 September 1988

United States 28 June 1988

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