Coming to America

1988    1h 57m    R
An African prince decides it’s time for him to find a princess... and his mission leads him and his most loyal friend to Queens, New York. In disguise as an impoverished immigrant, the pampered prince quickly finds himself a new job, new friends, new digs, new enemies and lots of trouble.
Directed By
John Landis
Written By
Eddie Murphy, David Sheffield,
Eddie Murphy Productions, Paramount
Cast of Coming to America
  • Eddie MurphyPrince Akeem / Clarence / Randy Watson / Saul
  • Arsenio HallSemmi / Extremely Ugly Girl / Morris / Reverend Brown
  • James Earl JonesKing Jaffe Joffer
  • John AmosCleo McDowell
  • Shari HeadleyLisa McDowell
  • Frankie FaisonLandlord
  • Louie AndersonMaurice
  • Eriq La SalleDarryl Jenks
  • Allison DeanPatrice McDowell
  • Madge SinclairQueen Aoleon
  • Paul BatesOha
  • Samuel L. JacksonHold-Up Man
  • Ralph BellamyRandolph Duke / Homeless Man #1 (uncredited)
  • Don AmecheMortimer Duke / Homeless Man #2 (uncredited)
  • Vanessa Bell CallowayImani Izzi
  • Calvin LockhartColonel Izzi
  • Garcelle BeauvaisRose Bearer #3
  • Cuba Gooding Jr.Boy Getting Haircut
  • Birdie M. HaleElderly Passenger
  • Vondie Curtis-HallBasketball Game Vendor
  • Clyde JonesSoul Glo Man
  • Jim AbrahamsFace on Cutting Room Floor
  • FeatherRose Bearer
  • Stephanie SimonRose Bearer
  • Victoria DillardBather / Dancer
  • Felicia TaylorBather
  • MidoriBather
  • Sheila JohnsonLady-in-Waiting
  • Jake SteinfeldCab Driver
  • Clint SmithSweets
  • Uncle Ray MurphyStu
  • Ruben Santiago-HudsonStreet Hustler
  • Paulette BanozaSoul Glo Woman
  • Patricia MatthewsDevil Woman
  • Mary Bond DavisBig Stank Woman
  • Carla EarleTough Girl
  • Karen OwensEx-Siamese Twin / Dancer
  • Sharon OwensEx-Siamese Twin / Dancer
  • Lisa GumoraKinky Girl
  • June BoykinsStrange Woman
  • Janette ColonFresh Peaches
  • Vanessa ColonSugar Cube
  • Monique MannenBoring Girl / Dancer
  • Mindora MimmsAwareness Woman
  • Cynthia FinkleyAwareness Woman
  • David SosnaCartier Delivery Man
  • Arthur AdamsMr. Jenks
  • Loni Kaye HarklessMrs. Jenks
  • Montrose HaginsGrandma Jenks
  • Tonja RiversParty Guest
  • Elaine KaganTelegraph Lady (uncredited)
  • Michael TadrossTaxi Driver (uncredited)
  • Steve WhiteSubway Guy (uncredited)
  • Helen HanftSubway Lady (uncredited)
  • Leah AldridgeDancer (uncredited)
  • Aurorah AllainDancer (uncredited)
  • Paula BrownDancer (uncredited)
  • Dwayne ChattmanDancer (uncredited)
  • Stephanie ClarkDancer (uncredited)
  • Robin L. DimensionDancer (uncredited)
  • Shaun EarlDancer (uncredited)
  • Eric L. EllisDancer (uncredited)
  • Sharon Ferrol-YoungDancer (uncredited)
  • Eric D. HendersonDancer (uncredited)
  • Gigi HunterDancer (uncredited)
  • Debra JohnsonDancer (uncredited)
  • Tanya Lynne LeeDancer (uncredited)
  • Jimmy LocustDancer (uncredited)
  • Donna M. PerkinsDancer (uncredited)
  • Dionne RockholdDancer (uncredited)
  • Gina Consuela RoseDancer (uncredited)
  • Randolph ScottDancer (uncredited)
  • Robbin Tasha-FordDancer (uncredited)
  • Jerald VincentDancer (uncredited)
  • Eyan WilliamsDancer (uncredited)
  • Roy Milton DavisHomeless Man Around Garbage Can Bonfire (uncredited)
  • Dorian DeMicheleViola (uncredited)
  • Alison GordyBlond Hooker / Bag Lady in Fast Food Place (uncredited)
  • Mary YoungStuck-Up Girl
  • Tobe HooperParty Guest
Coming to America Reviews
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  • Coming To America
    Coming To America
  • Coming To America (Trailer 1)
    Coming To America (Trailer 1)
  • Coming to America (Home Ent. Trailer)
    Coming to America (Home Ent. Trailer)
  • Coming to America: Basketball
    Coming to America: Basketball

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