Coming to America

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Comedy Romance
  • Release year: 1988
  • Running time: 116 min
An African prince goes to Queens, New York City to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will.
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An African prince goes to Queens, New York City to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will.

Original Release

06/29/1988

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Cast

Eddie Murphy Saul
Arsenio Hall Reverend Brown
James Earl Jones King Jaffe Joffer
John Amos Cleo McDowell
Shari Headley Lisa McDowell
Frankie Faison Landlord
Louie Anderson Maurice
Calvin Lockhart Colonel Izzi
Samuel L. Jackson Hold-Up Man
Eriq La Salle Darryl Jenks
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Landis

Writers

Eddie Murphy, David Sheffield, Barry W. Blaustein

Cast

Eddie Murphy Saul
Arsenio Hall Reverend Brown
James Earl Jones King Jaffe Joffer
John Amos Cleo McDowell
Shari Headley Lisa McDowell
Frankie Faison Landlord
Louie Anderson Maurice
Calvin Lockhart Colonel Izzi
Samuel L. Jackson Hold-Up Man
Eriq La Salle Darryl Jenks
Cuba Gooding Jr. Boy Getting Haircut
Madge Sinclair Queen Aoleon
Don Ameche Mortimer Duke
Ralph Bellamy Randolph Duke
Helen Hanft Subway Lady
Jim Abrahams Face on Cutting Room Floor
Roy Milton Davis Homeless Man Around Garbage Can Bonfire
David Hummel Airline Passenger
Angel Ramirez Jr. Subway Patron
Stan Rodarte Dancer

Producers

Leslie Belzberg Executive Producer
Mark Lipsky Executive Producer
George Folsey Jr. Executive Producer
David Sosna Executive Producer
George Folsey Jr. Producer
Robert D. Wachs Producer
David Sosna Producer
Leslie Belzberg Producer
Mark Lipsky Producer

Editors

Malcolm Campbell, George Folsey Jr.

1989 Oscar Best Costume Design Nominated
1989 Oscar Best Makeup Nominated
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