Poster for the movie "Coming to America"

Coming to America (1988)

R 116 min - Comedy, Romance - 29 June 1988
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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.

Director:  John Landis

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Storyline

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.


Collections: John Landis

Tagline: The four funniest men in America are Eddie Murphy.

Genres: Comedy, Romance

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  29 June 1988

Box Office

Budget:  $39,000,000
Revenue:  $288,752,301

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Eddie Murphy Productions, Paramount

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 56 min
07/03/2019
Poster for the movie "Coming to America"

Coming to America

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.