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Movie Facts

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

  • 1988-09-15

  • 1988-09-16

  • 1988-09-26

  • 1998-08-01

Plot Keywords

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 (333 votes)


John Landis Director


David Sheffield Screenplay
Barry W. Blaustein Screenplay


Leslie Belzberg Executive Producer
George Folsey Jr. Producer
Mark Lipsky Executive Producer
Robert D. Wachs Producer


Nile Rodgers Original Music Composer


Sol Negrin Director of Photography
Woody Omens Director of Photography


Malcolm Campbell Editor
George Folsey Jr. Editor


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