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Overview

A comedy from 1988 and its sequel from 2020.

  • Number of Movies: 2
  • Revenue: $288,752,301

Featured Cast

  1. Eddie Murphy

    Eddie Murphy

    King Akeem, Prince Akeem / Clarence / Randy Watson / Saul

  2. Arsenio Hall

    Arsenio Hall

    Semmi / Extremely Ugly Girl / Morris / Reverend Brown, Semmi

  3. James Earl Jones

    James Earl Jones

    King Jaffe Joffer

  4. John Amos

    John Amos

    Cleo McDowell

  5. Shari Headley

    Shari Headley

    Lisa McDowell

  6. Jermaine Fowler

    Jermaine Fowler

    Lavelle

  7. Frankie Faison

    Frankie Faison

    Landlord

  8. Louie Anderson

    Louie Anderson

    Maurice

  9. Teyana Taylor
  10. Eriq La Salle

    Eriq La Salle

    Darryl Jenks

  11. Michael Blackson
  12. Allison Dean

    Patrice McDowell

  13. Madge Sinclair

    Madge Sinclair

    Queen Aoleon

Featured Crew

June 29, 1988

Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ordinary American and begin his search.

March 5, 2021

Prince Akeem Joffer is set to become King of Zamunda when he discovers he has a son he never knew about in America – a street savvy Queens native named Lavelle. Honoring his royal father's dying wish to groom this son as the crown prince, Akeem and Semmi set off to America once again.

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