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Status: Released

Runtime: 116

Budget: $39,000,000

Revenue: $288,752,301

Language: en

Webpage: -

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  •  R

  • 1988-08-24

  • 1988-08-25

  • 1988-08-31

  • 1988-09-16

  • 1988-09-26

  • 1998-08-01

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Alternative Titles

  • Der Prinz aus Zamunda
  • Поездка в Америку
  • Un prince à New York
  • Um Príncipe em Nova York
  • Amerika for mine føtter
  • Un Principe en Nueva York
Content Score: 100

6.3/10 (332 votes)


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.


The Four Funniest Men in America are Eddie Murphy.


Director: John Landis
Writers: ,

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Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy
as Prince Akeem / Claren…

Arsenio Hall

Arsenio Hall
as Semmi / Extremely Ugl…

James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones
as King Jaffe Joffer

John Amos

John Amos
as Cleo McDowell

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