Coming to america is a 1988 american romantic comedy film directed by john landis and based on a story originally created by eddie murphy, who also starred in the lead role the film also co-stars arsenio hall, james earl jones, shari headley, and john amos the film was released in the united states on june 29, 1988. 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. 'coming to america' was the immigrant story my family needed the 1988 comedy became my family's favorite movie because it reminded us of our struggle to succeed in the united states share.
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. But with my coming to america story, my mom showed me that words are power your voice is your instrument—whether you speak (with an accent or not), write, sing or shout it can be a literal sound or it can be your voice on a piece of paper or a computer screen. Coming to america (1988) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
Happy mother's day 🤗 hi friends we filmed a special video with our mom, answering all the questions we get a lot about coming to america, so here you go. Me and my mother used to watch coming to america like crazy before my mom made the big mistake of lending the tape to a friend we never saw again years later i'm finally reunited with this movie and decide to write this review.
“coming to america had meaning i was a kid of seven and in contrast to what i had gone through, ellis island was like not a haven but a heaven i don’t remember any fright when i got to ellis island my father’s dream and prayer was ‘i must get my family to america’america was paradise, the streets were covered with gold. My mother, my stepfather, my brother giuseppe, and my two sisters, liberta and helvetia, all of us together, happy that we had come through the storm safely, clustered on the foredeck for fear of separation and looked with wonder on this miraculous land of our dreams” “coming to america had meaning i was a kid of seven and in contrast.
Coming to america r | 1h 56min | comedy , romance | 29 june 1988 (usa) 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. This is all done to comedic effect, but not without romantic and dramatic overtones, to the credit of all involved me and my mother used to watch coming to america like crazy before my mom made the big mistake of lending the tape to a friend we never saw again years later i'm finally reunited with this movie and decide to write this review.