Coming to America

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: Blu-Ray 2018
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An 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.
Additional Information
Subjects Princes -- Africa -- Drama.
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.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Hollywood, California :Paramount,2018
Edition Blu-ray, Widescreen, [30th anniversary edition].
Contributors Folsey, George, 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.
Participants/Performers Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, John Amos, Madge Sinclair, Shari Headley.
Other Contributors Music score by Nile Rodgers.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Language English
English, French or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Notes 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.
System Details 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.
Description 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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