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Coming to America (1988)

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This post has the most up-to-date information on Coming to America as we continuously monitor the news. Below you will find everything you need to know, including cast, release date, rating, runtime, movie budget and, box office results.

Coming to America is an comedy movie directed by John Landis and starring Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones and John Amos and Shari Headley. The movie was written by Eddie Murphy (story), David Sheffield (screenplay). The film has a $39 million budget with a 116-minute running time. Coming to America currently has a 7.0 IMDb rating, based on 139758 and 47 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated R.

release date for Coming to America

Coming to America release date

When does Coming to America come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for Coming to America (1988)is June 29, 1988.

When will Coming to America be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

Coming to America DVD/Blu-ray release date is N/A. The estimated DVD release date is N/A. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in N/A. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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Coming to America budget

How much did Coming to America cost to make?

$39,000,000 budget

The movie cost $39 million to make.

Coming to America movie poster

Coming to America rating

R Rated

Coming to America is rated R. R stands for ‘Restricted’, which means children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian. The movie contains some adult material and parents are urged to learn more about the movie.

Coming to America reviews

7.0 IMDb 47 Metascore

The movie currently has a 7.0 of out 10 IMDb rating and 47 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.

Coming to America trailer

Coming to America plot summary

What is Coming to America about?

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.

Synopsis from IMDb An extremely pampered African Prince travels to Queens, New York, and goes undercover to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will.

The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.

Coming to America cast

Who is in Coming to America?

Eddie Murphy in Coming to America Eddie Murphy as Prince Akeem / Clarence / Randy Watson / Saul
Arsenio Hall in Coming to America Arsenio Hall as Semmi / Extremely Ugly Girl / Morris / Reverend Brown
James Earl Jones in Coming to America James Earl Jones as King Jaffe Joffer
John Amos in Coming to America John Amos as Cleo McDowell
Shari Headley in Coming to America Shari Headley as Lisa McDowell

Coming to America box Office

How much did Coming to America make?

$288,752,301 worldwide

The film has made over $289 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.

Coming to America details

Theatrical Release Date: June 29, 1988
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: N/A
Film Budget: $39 million
Box Office: $289 million
Length: 116 minutes
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Language: English

Coming to America facts

How long is Coming to America?

The movie is 116 minutes long (1 hour and 56 minutes).

What year did Coming to America come out?

The movie is out on June 29, 1988. The movie has been out for .

Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Eddie Murphy plays as Prince Akeem / Clarence / Randy Watson / Saul.

Who is the director of Coming to America?

John Landis directed the movie.

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Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei, a writer and avid entertainment fan, has been actively involved in the film industry for the past 4 years. His particular interest lies in sci-fi and action movies.


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