Coming to America
|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 2 copies|
SummaryAn African Prince Akeem, who rebels against an arranged marriage and heads to America to find a new bride. Akeem's regal father agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a ₁Joe job₂ at a fast-food restaurant.
Fast food restaurants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Food service employees -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Queens (New York, N.Y.) -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Hollywood, California :Paramount,2018
|Edition||Blu-ray, Widescreen, [30th anniversary edition].|
Jr., film producer.
Wachs, Robert D., film producer.
Sheffield, David, 1948- screenwriter.
Blaustein, Barry W., screenwriter.
Landis, John, 1950- film director.
Murphy, Eddie, 1961- actor.
Hall, Arsenio, actor.
Jones, James Earl, actor.
Amos, John, 1939- actor.
Paramount Pictures Corporation, presenter, publisher.
Eddie Murphy Productions, production company.
Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, John Amos, Madge Sinclair, Shari Headley.
Music score by Nile Rodgers.
MPAA rating: R.
English, French or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Special features: Prince-ipal photography, the coming together of America; Fit for Akeem, the costumes of Coming to America; Character building, the many faces of Rick Baker; Composing America, the musical talents of Nile Rodgers; A vintage sit-down with Eddie and Arsenio; photo gallery.
Blu-ray, 1080p High Definition wide screen; 5.1 Dolby digital (English), 2.0 Dolby digital (French), Dolby digital mono (Spanish); requires Blu-ray player.
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.