Coming to America Movie Review Summary

Actors: Eddie Murphy

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Prince Akeem is a African prince from Zazumda whom wants to find true love on his own. Midly dissapointed with a arranged marriage his meddling father King Jaffe Joffeur wants him to have, his father decided to let him take a vacation in any place in the world. He chosen Queens (New York) believing this might be the best place to look for a Queen. Akeem took his good friend and royal servant Semmi to America and from there, they look for potential brides but none measured up to what he is looking for. After taking a job as a restaurant employee, he met his boss's beautiful daughter, instantly he knew right then and there he finally found his Queen.
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The review of this Movie prepared by alicia

When the Prince of Zumunda (Eddie Murphy), named Akeem is arranged to marry a perfect woman to satisfy all his needs to be his queen. But he really does not want to marry because he believes in marrying for love and not tradition. So he takes off with his servant and friend Semmi (Arsenio Hall) to United States to find his queen. To find her where else would he go, but Queens in New York. The secretly royal pair start to work at McDowell's, a rip off of McDonalds and Akeem falls in love with the bosses daughter but shes dating a cocky arragant rich man. One of Murphy's best. Absolutely hilarious. Hall and Murphy do a fantastic job, especially playing the multiple characters they do. I've heard some people credit this film as possibly being the funniest movie ever made.
The review of this Movie prepared by cameron line

An African Prince is having an arranged wedding with a bride who will serve him in all ways possible, he does not wish to be served and want to take care of himself. He decides to go to America to find a bride that arouses his intelect as well as being beutiful. He finds a woman with beuty, elegance, and grace but she is harder to get than he had hoped.
The review of this Movie prepared by Benny Lambertsen

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Comedy or Parody about    -   new yorkers    -   vacation or seeing foreign culture Lover is...    -   hidden identity--rich

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black american


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Africa    -   Yes Kind of Africa:    -   Black Africa

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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