Coming to America's primary photo
  • Coming to America (1988)
  • R
    117 min | Comedy, Romance
Coming to America (1988)
R
117 min | Comedy, Romance

An extremely pampered African prince travels to Queens, New York, and goes undercover to find a wife that he can respect for her intelligence and strong will.
Director
Writers
Eddie Murphy (story) | David Sheffield (screenplay) | Barry W. Blaustein (screenplay)
Composer
Nile Rodgers (music score by)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Jackie Burch (casting by)
Production Designer
Trending & News

Become a member to see MOVIEmeter and news information about Coming to America.

Box Office

Become a member to see Box Office information about Coming to America.


Release date
Jun 29, 1988 (United States)

Contacts

Become a member to see contact information for Coming to America.

Cast

+ Add Cast
97 cast members
Name Known for
Eddie Murphy
Prince Akeem / Clarence / Saul / Randy Watson Prince Akeem / Clarence / Saul / Randy Watson   See fewer
Garcelle Beauvais
Rose Bearer Rose Bearer   See fewer
Feather
Rose Bearer Rose Bearer   See fewer
Stephanie Simon
Rose Bearer Rose Bearer   See fewer
Victoria Dillard
Bather / Dancer Bather / Dancer   See fewer
Midori
Bather (as Michele Watley) Bather (as Michele Watley)   See fewer
James Earl Jones
King Jaffe Joffer King Jaffe Joffer   See fewer
Madge Sinclair
Queen Aoleon Queen Aoleon   See fewer
Sheila Johnson
Lady-in-Waiting Lady-in-Waiting   See fewer
Arsenio Hall
Semmi / Morris / Extremely Ugly Girl / Reverend Brown Semmi / Morris / Extremely Ugly Girl / Reverend Brown   See fewer
Raymond D. Turner
T-Shirt Hawker T-Shirt Hawker   See fewer
Calvin Lockhart
Colonel Izzi Colonel Izzi   See fewer
Billi Gordon
Large Woman Large Woman   See fewer
Vanessa Bell Calloway
Imani Izzi (as Vanessa Bell) Imani Izzi (as Vanessa Bell)   See fewer
Jake Steinfeld
Cab Driver Cab Driver   See fewer
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Boy Getting Haircut Boy Getting Haircut   See fewer
Clint Smith
Sweets Sweets   See fewer
Frankie Faison
Landlord Landlord   See fewer
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Street Hustler (as Ruben Hudson) Street Hustler (as Ruben Hudson)   See fewer
Paulette Banoza
Soul Glo Woman Soul Glo Woman   See fewer
Clyde Risley Jones
Soul Glo Man (as Clyde R. Jones) Soul Glo Man (as Clyde R. Jones)   See fewer
Patricia Matthews
Devil Woman Devil Woman   See fewer
Mary Bond Davis
Big Stank Woman Big Stank Woman   See fewer
Mary Young
Stuck-Up Girl (as Kara Young) Stuck-Up Girl (as Kara Young)   See fewer
Carla Earle
Tough Girl Tough Girl   See fewer
Karen Owens
Ex-Siamese Twin / Dancer (as Karen Renee Owens) Ex-Siamese Twin / Dancer (as Karen Renee Owens)   See fewer
Sharon Owens
Ex-Siamese Twin / Dancer (as Sharon Renee Owens) Ex-Siamese Twin / Dancer (as Sharon Renee Owens)   See fewer
Lisa Gumora
Kinky Girl Kinky Girl   See fewer
June Boykins
Strange Woman Strange Woman   See fewer
Janette Colon
Fresh Peaches Fresh Peaches   See fewer
Vanessa Colon
Sugar Cube Sugar Cube   See fewer
Monique Mannen
Boring Girl / Dancer Boring Girl / Dancer   See fewer
Mindora Mimms
Awareness Woman Awareness Woman   See fewer
Cynthia Finkley
Awareness Woman Awareness Woman   See fewer
John Amos
Cleo McDowell Cleo McDowell   See fewer
Allison Dean
Patrice McDowell Patrice McDowell   See fewer
Shari Headley
Lisa McDowell Lisa McDowell   See fewer
Eriq La Salle
Darryl Jenks Darryl Jenks   See fewer
Louie Anderson
Maurice Maurice   See fewer
David Sosna
Cartier Delivery Man Cartier Delivery Man   See fewer
Vondie Curtis-Hall
Basketball Game Vendor Basketball Game Vendor   See fewer
Samuel L. Jackson
Hold-Up Man Hold-Up Man   See fewer
Dottie
Dottie Dog Dottie Dog   See fewer
Arthur Adams
Mr. Jenks Mr. Jenks   See fewer
Loni Kaye Harkless
Mrs. Jenks Mrs. Jenks   See fewer
Montrose Hagins
Grandma Jenks Grandma Jenks   See fewer
Tonja Rivers
Party Guest Party Guest   See fewer
Don Ameche
Mortimer Duke Mortimer Duke   See fewer
Ralph Bellamy
Randolph Duke Randolph Duke   See fewer
Elaine Kagan
Telegraph Lady Telegraph Lady   See fewer
Michael Tadross
Taxi Driver Taxi Driver   See fewer
Steve White
Subway Guy Subway Guy   See fewer
Helen Hanft
Subway Lady Subway Lady   See fewer
Birdie M. Hale
Elderly Passenger Elderly Passenger   See fewer
Jim Abrahams
Face on Cutting Room Floor Face on Cutting Room Floor   See fewer
Leah Aldridge
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
Paula Brown
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
Robin L. Dimension
Dancer (as Robin Dimension) Dancer (as Robin Dimension)   See fewer
Shaun Earl
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
Eric L. Ellis
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
Sharon Ferrol-Young
Dancer (as Sharon Ferrol) Dancer (as Sharon Ferrol)   See fewer
Gigi Hunter
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
Debra Johnson
Dancer (as Debra L. Johnson) Dancer (as Debra L. Johnson)   See fewer
Jimmy Locust
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
Eyan Williams
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
Barry W. Blaustein
Man in Line (uncredited) Man in Line (uncredited)   See fewer
Roy Milton Davis
Homeless Man Around Garbage Can Bonfire (uncredited) Homeless Man Around Garbage Can Bonfire (uncredited)   See fewer
Dorian DeMichele
Viola (uncredited) Viola (uncredited)   See fewer
Karl Denson
Sax Player (uncredited) Sax Player (uncredited)   See fewer
Gloria Ellington
Black Awareness contestant (uncredited) Black Awareness contestant (uncredited)   See fewer
Alison Gordy
Blond Hooker / Bag Lady in Fast Food Place (uncredited) Blond Hooker / Bag Lady in Fast Food Place (uncredited)   See fewer
F. Gary Gray
Black Awareness Program Attendee (uncredited) Black Awareness Program Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
Penny Gumeny
Subway lady 2 (uncredited) Subway lady 2 (uncredited)   See fewer
Vincent Harta
Shop Keeper (uncredited) Shop Keeper (uncredited)   See fewer
Tobe Hooper
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
David Hummel
Airline Passenger (uncredited) Airline Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Bianca McEachin
Miss Black Awareness contestant (uncredited) Miss Black Awareness contestant (uncredited)   See fewer
Angel Ramirez Jr.
Subway Patron (uncredited) Subway Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Stan Rodarte
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Nile Rodgers
Basketball Game Attendee (uncredited) Basketball Game Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
Nick Savage
Toothbrusher (uncredited) Toothbrusher (uncredited)   See fewer
David Sheffield
Man in Line (uncredited) Man in Line (uncredited)   See fewer
Scott Shepherd
Spectator (uncredited) Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.

MOVIEmeter

Top 5000

Become a member to access additional data

Ratings Breakdown