Coming To America DVD (Widescreen 2.35)
Coming to America casts comedian Eddie Murphy as pampered African prince Akeem, who rebels against an arranged marriage and heads to America to find a new bride. Murphy's regal father (James Earl Jones) agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S, sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi (Arsenio Hall) along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a "Joe job" at a fast-food restaurant. Murphy and Hall play multiple roles, and there are innumerable celebrity cameos peppered throughout the proceedings - including the Duke Brothers (Don Ameche and Ralph Bellamy) from Trading Places. Coming to America made further headlines when humorist Art Buchwald sued the film's producers for plagiarizing one of his works. Buchwald carried the case to trial, where he won a sizeable judgement against the film's producers. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
DVD - Coming to America (new)
A pampered African prince comes to Queens in search of a bride.
Join Eddie Murphy ("Dreamgirls") on an unforgettable comic quest to the New World. As an African prince, it's time for him to find a princess. and the mission leads him and his most loyal friend (Arsenio Hall) to Queens, New York. In disguise as an impoverished immigrant, the pampered prince relishes the chance to test his mettle in the urban wilderness. Keep an eye out for both Murphy and Hall in some unforgettable cameo roles. Photo Gallery, Theatrical Trailer, Interview, A Vintage Sit-down with Eddie and Arsenio. "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".
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COMING TO AMERICA BY MURPHY,EDDIE (DVD)$9.75
A pampered African prince comes to Queens in search of a bride. *Artist: MURPHY,EDDIE *Genre: Comedy *Rating: R *Release Date: 8-JAN-2013