Join Eddie Murphy (Norbit, Dreamgirls) on an unforgettable comic quest to the New World. As an African prince, it's time for him to find a princess... and the mission leads him and his most loyal friend (Arsenio Hall) to Queens, New York. In disguise as an impoverished immigrant, the pampered prince relishes the chance to test his mettle in the urban wilderness. Keep an eye out for both Murphy and Hall in some unforgettable cameo roles!

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Coming to America (1988)

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Romance/Comedy · 1h 56m · 6/29/1988

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The Four Funniest Men in America are Eddie Murphy

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Join Eddie Murphy (Norbit, Dreamgirls) on an unforgettable comic quest to the New World. As an African prince, it's time for him to find a princess... and the mission leads him and his most loyal friend (Arsenio Hall) to Queens, New York. In disguise as an impoverished immigrant, the pampered prince relishes the chance to test his mettle in the urban wilderness. Keep an eye out for both Murphy and Hall in some unforgettable cameo roles!

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Paramount Pictures

Budget

$39,000,000

Revenue

$288,800,000
Part Of
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Coming to America

Cast
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Eddie Murphy

Prince Akeem / Clarence / Randy Watson / Saul
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Arsenio Hall

Semmi / Extremely Ugly Girl / Morris / Reverend Brown
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James Earl Jones

King Jaffe Joffer
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John Amos

Cleo McDowell
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Madge Sinclair

Queen Aoleon
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Shari Headley

Lisa McDowell
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Paul Bates

Oha
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Eriq La Salle

Darryl Jenks
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Frankie Faison

Landlord
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Vanessa Bell Calloway

Imani Izzi (as Vanessa Bell)
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Louie Anderson

Maurice
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Allison Dean

Patrice McDowell
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Sheila Johnson

Lady-in-Waiting
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Jake Steinfeld

Cab Driver
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Calvin Lockhart

Colonel Izzi
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Samuel L. Jackson

Hold-Up Man
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Feather

Rose Bearer
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Stephanie Simon

Rose Bearer
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Garcelle Beauvais

Rose Bearer
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Vondie Curtis-Hall

Basketball Game Vendor
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Elaine Kagan

Telegraph Lady
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Don Ameche

Mortimer Duke
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Ralph Bellamy

Randolph Duke
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Clint Smith

Sweets
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Victoria Dillard

Bather / Dancer
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Felicia Taylor

Bather
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Midori

Bather (as Michele Watley)
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Raymond D. Turner

T-Shirt Hawker
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Billi Gordon

Large Woman
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Cuba Gooding Jr.

Boy Getting Haircut
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Uncle Ray Murphy

Stu
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Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Street Hustler (as Ruben Hudson)
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Paulette Banoza

Soul Glo Woman
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Clyde Jones

Soul Glo Man (as Clyde R. Jones)
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Patricia Matthews

Devil Woman
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Mary Bond Davis

Big Stank Woman
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Kara Young

Stuck-Up Girl
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Karen Owens

Ex-Siamese Twin / Dancer (as Karen Renee Owens)
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Sharon Owens

Ex-Siamese Twin / Dancer (as Sharon Renee Owens)
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Lisa Gumora

Kinky Girl
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June Boykins

Strange Woman
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Janette Colon

Fresh Peaches
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Vanessa Colon

Sugar Cube
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Monique Mannen

Boring Girl / Dancer
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Mindora Mimms

Awareness Woman
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Cynthia Finkley

Awareness Woman
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David Sosna

Cartier Delivery Man
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Arthur Adams

Mr. Jenks
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Loni Kaye Harkless

Mrs. Jenks
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Montrose Hagins

Grandma Jenks
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Tonja Rivers

Party Guest
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Michael Tadross

Taxi Driver
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Steve White

Subway Guy
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Helen Hanft

Subway Lady
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Birdie M. Hale

Elderly Passenger
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Jim Abrahams

Face on Cutting Room Floor
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Leah Aldridge

Dancer
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Aurorah Allain

Dancer
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Paula Brown

Dancer
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Dwayne Chattman

Dancer
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Stephanie Clark

Dancer
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Robin Dimension

Dancer
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Shaun Earl

Dancer
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Carla Earle

Tough Girl, Death Row Inmate's Wife
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Eric L. Ellis

Dancer
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Sharon Ferrol-Young

Dancer
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Eric D. Henderson

Dancer
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Gigi Hunter

Dancer
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Debra Johnson

Dancer
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Tanya Lynne Lee

Dancer
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Jimmy Locust

Dancer
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Donna M. Perkins

Dancer
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Dionne Rockhold

Dancer
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Gina Consuela Rose

Dancer
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Randolph Scott

Dancer
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Robbin Tasha-Ford

Dancer
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Jerald Vincent

Dancer
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Eyan Williams

Dancer
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Roy Milton Davis

Homeless Man Around Garbage Can Bonfire (uncredited)
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Dorian DeMichele

Viola (uncredited)
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Alison Gordy

Blond Hooker / Bag Lady in Fast Food Place (uncredited)
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Nick Savage

Toothbrusher (uncredited)
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Scott Shepherd

Spectator (uncredited)
Crew
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John Landis

Director
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Eddie Murphy

Writer
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David Sheffield

Writer
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Disc Releases
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Coming to America

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

6/5/2007

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Coming to America

(4K Ultra HD, Keep Case (Std.))

12/1/2020

$19.99 -$6.00 (23%)

Disc Title Front Cover

Coming to America

(4K Ultra HD, SteelBook)

12/1/2020

Disc Title Front Cover

Coming to America

(HD DVD)

6/5/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

Coming to America

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

6/12/2018

$7.99 -$4.00 (33%)

Disc Title Front Cover

Coming to America

(Blu-ray)

8/2/2011

Disc Title Front Cover

Coming to America

(Blu-ray)

1/1/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

Coming to America

(Blu-ray)

6/5/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

Coming to America

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

6/5/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

Coming to America

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

2/3/2009

Disc Title Front Cover

Coming To America

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

3/9/1999

Disc Title Front Cover

Coming to America / Norbit

(DVD)

9/25/2007

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Coming to America

(DVD)

1/1/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

Coming to America

(DVD)

6/5/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

Coming to America

(DVD)

6/5/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

Coming to America

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

1/24/2017

$5.03 -$1.96 (28%)

Disc Title Front Cover

Coming to America

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

3/9/1999

Disc Title Front Cover

Coming To America

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

1/8/2013

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