Coming to america

Coming to America


Coming to America, is a romantic classic comedy film directed by John Landis, starring Eddie Murphy, as the lead character who plays "Prince Akeem Joffer," the crown prince of the fictitious African nation Zamunda. The film also co-stars Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, Shari Headley, and John Amos. Released on June 29, 1988, Coming to America tells the story of Akeem Joffer, who travels internationally from Zamunda to Queens, NY in search of his "Queen to be."

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Eddie Murphy
Arsenio Hall
James Earl Jones
John Amos
Madge Sinclair
Shari Headley
Eriq Lasalle
Frankie Faison
Vanessa Bell-Calloway
Vondie Curtis-Hall
Clint Smith

Director:John Landis
Producers: George Folsey, Jr., Robert D. Wachs
Screenwriters:David Sheffield, Barry W. Blaustein
Cinematographers: Sol Negrin, Woody Omens