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Coming To America

 

Release Date: June 29, 1988

Runtime: 116 min

Language: English

Tagline: This summer, Prince Akeem discovers America.

Director: John Landis

(Read Related : American Sweethearts)

Who's In It:

Eddie Murphy as Prince Akeem/Clarence/Randy Watson/Saul
Arsenio Hall as Semmi/Extremly Ugly Girl/Morris/Reverend Brown
James Earl Jones as King Jaffe Joffer
John Amos as Cleo McDowell
Madge Sinclair as Queen Aoleon
Shari Headley as Lisa McDowell
Eriq La Salle as Darryl Jenks

Soundtrack / Songs: Coming To America - Various Artists - Soundtracks - 1988

1. Pride And Joy – Marvin Gaye
2. Ooo Baby Baby – Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
3. Mbube (Wimoweh) – Ladysmith Black Mambazo
4. Livin' The Good Life – Sister Sledge
5. I Like It Like That – Michael Rodgers
6. I Got It – Eddie Murphy
7. That's The Way It Is – Mel & Kim
8. Comin' Correct – J.J. Fad
9. Come Into My Life – Laura Branigan & Joe Esposito
10. Better Late Than Never – The Cover Girls
11. Transparent – Nona Hendryx
12. Addicted To Love – Levert
13. Coming To America – The System
14. The Greatest Love Of All – Randy Watson & Sexual Chocolate
15. To Be Loved – Jackie Wilson
16. You're A Wonderful One – Marvin Gaye
17. All Dressed Up (Ready To Hit The Town) – Chico DeBarge

(Read Related : The American President)

Quotes From Coming To America:

King Jaffe Joffer: So you see, my son, there is a very fine line between love and nausea.

Prince Akeem: But when I marry, I want the woman to love me for who I am, not because of what I am.
King Jaffe Joffer: And who are you?
Prince Akeem: I am a man who has never tied his own shoes.
King Jaffe Joffer: Wrong. You are a PRINCE who has never tied his own shoes. I tied my own shoes once. It is an overrated experience.

Prince Akeem: But how can a man get excited about a woman he's never seen?

Prince Akeem: Is it just me, or does every woman in Queens have some kind of an emotional problem?

Cleo McDowell: Look... me and the McDonald's people got this little misunderstanding. See, they're McDonald's... I'm McDowell's. They got the Golden Arches, mine is the Golden Arcs. They got the Big Mac, I got the Big Mick. We both got two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles and onions, but their buns have sesame seeds. My buns have no seeds.

 

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