Met eddie murphy, arsenio hall en james earl jones. Watching coming to america, you get the feeling that, at last, eddie murphy has made a movie on a subject he knows something about. Eddie murphy is back to play the legendary role of african prince akeem in the upcoming movie coming 2 america which will be the sequel of the hit movie coming to america. Eddie murphy plays a very wealthy and pampered african prince who comes to america in search of a bride. After over 30 years, the sequel of the popular movie will finally become a reality. Released in 1988, the original film has been hailed as one of murphys greatest works, receiving critical acclaim and box office success grossing over 200 million dollars during its run. With eddie murphy, arsenio hall, jermaine fowler, leslie jones. Coming to america is a 1988 american romantic comedy film directed by john landis and.
The comedy sequel coming to america 2 is finally happening with eddie murphy and the original cast expected to return. Eddie murphy plays akeem joffer, the crown prince of the fictional african. Eddie murphys coming to america sequel sets 2020 release date. Eddie murphys coming to america sequel set for 2020.
Things you never knew about coming to america screenrant. While his father has him primed and ready to take over as well as get married, he finds himself not just unwilling to get set in place but also unwilling to accept the. He really should get back to making this sort of entertainment. Coming to america sequel release date set for 2020. Coming to america reunited star eddie murphy with director john landis. Leslie jones and tracy morgan in coming 2 america 2020 eddie murphy in coming 2 america 2020 arsenio hall in coming 2 america 2020. Coming to america dvd coming to america casts comedian eddie murphy as pampered african prince akeem, who rebels against an arranged marriage and heads to america to find a new bride. Coming to america casts comedian eddie murphy as pampered african. Eddie murphys old jewish man makeup is shown, along with a clip from the movie and discussion of murphys approach to acting in makeup. Eddie murphy hopes to find his future wife in america which is not as easy as he expected there should be more queens in queens. The followup to the acclaimed 1988 eddie murphy comedy has landed an. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. Its been a long 31 years since eddie murphy introduced prince akeem to the united states in 1988s coming to america.
The film also costars arsenio hall, james earl jones, shari headley, and john amos. Murphy has dealt audiences the movie equivalent of a royal flush and he is now. Hes reached marriageable age, and his parents have found him a suitable bride. The story is a comedy romance featuring eddie murphy as prince akeem and his sidekick arsenio hall playing semmi who leave their kingdom of zamunda to. If trading places is dan ackroyds greatest movie, then coming to america is eddie murphys greatest movie, and for much the same reasons.
Coming to america casts comedian eddie murphy as pampered. Edward regan murphy was born april 3, 1961 in brooklyn, new york, to lillian lynch born. Lillian laney, a telephone operator, and charles edward murphy, a transit police officer who was also an amateur comedian and actor. Coming to america 1988 rotten tomatoes movie trailers.
Coming to america is a 1988 american romantic comedy film directed by john landis and based on a story originally created by eddie murphy, who also starred in the lead role. It shows black people in a positive light, and yet its a movie for everybody. A movie like coming to america is a political movie, because it has an allblack cast and a black star. Coming to america ist eine us amerikanische filmkomodie des regisseurs john landis aus dem jahr 1988. Coming to america all of the barbershop scenes 1080p hd.
Eddie murphy couldnt be happier with coming to america sequel. These films included the golden child and two franchise comedies. This fan trailer is based on eddie murphy most famous movie coming to america. Eddie murphy drops an fbomb on superhero movie question after many years of anticipation, im thrilled that coming to america.
Rating is available when the video has been rented. The hollywood reporter has brought word that the coming to america sequel release date has been set by paramount pictures. To escape an arranged marriage, akeem flees to america accompanied by his persnickety sidekick, semmi arsenio hall, to find his queen. The scenes built around a group of old men mostly played by eddie murphy in coming to america are still viewed as fan favorites. Randy watson and sexual chocolate coming to america. Before starring in coming to america, eddie murphy found great success with other comedic movie roles. The best movie quotes, movie lines and film phrases by movie quotes. The one time saturday night live alum exploded on to the scene in the early 1980s, making a name for himself with several high profile stand up comedy specials and a slew of hit films like 48 hrs.
They were akeems first taste of america, debating sports. The character he plays is prince akeem, sole heir to the. Watch coming to america online full movie from 1988 yidio. Murphy further confirmed that he wont just be playing prince akeem again, but will be reviving all of the other characters that he played in the film. All actors eddie murphy, arsenio hall, james earl jones, john amos, madge sinclair, shari headley.
Eddie murphy and arsenio hall ready to film coming to america 2 eddie murphy and arsenio hall prince akeems back. Also includes a short clip on the street with clarence, the barber. When the eddie murphy vehicle coming to america landed in theaters 30 years ago, it was received in much the same fashion as the comic superstars last few pictures eddie murphy. The following is the filmography for the american actor, voice actor, director, producer, screenwriter, comedian, author, songwriter and singer, eddie murphy that includes his work in film and television.
Coming to america casts comedian eddie murphy as pampered african prince. An extremely pampered african prince travels to queens, new york, and goes undercover to find a wife that he can respect for her intelligence and will. Eddie murphy is writing coming to america 2 script. Accompanied by his closest companion arsenio hall, murphy quickly finds a job, new friends, new digs, new enemies and lots of trouble. The hit romantic comedy coming to america, starring eddie murphy, has an untitled sequel coming in 2020. Murphys regal father james earl jones agrees to al low the prince 40 days to roam the u. That scene alone makes coming to america a stone cold classic. Murphys regal father james earl jones agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the u. Akeem learns he has a longlost son in the united states and must return to america to meet the unlikely heir to the throne of zamunda. Tracy morgan offers details on coming 2 america character. With eddie murphy, paul bates, garcelle beauvais, feather. At various points, hes been linked to quentin tarantino. Were still nearly eight months away from the debut of the highlyanticipated eddie murphy dolemite is.
With such memorable roles as reggie hammond and detective axel foley under his belt, he couldnt resist. Eddie murphy is deep into filming coming to america 2 and its gettin everyone plenty excited eddie was on set in atl in full prince akeem garb. Art buchwald sued the films producers for plagiarizing one of his works. Damn funny movie and a very sweet story, made at the peak of murphys popularity.
Eddie murphy who is an african prince and arsenio hall his assistant come to america, specifically queens, in 1983. Coming to america 1988 prince akeem eddie murphy is the prince of a wealthy african country and wants for nothing, except a wife who will love him in spite of his title. Coming to america quotes, movie quotes movie quotes. And in coming to america, murphy is also the prince of comedy a very wealthy and pampered african prince who comes to america in search of a bride. Coming to america casts comedian eddie murphy as pampered african prince akeem, who rebels against an arranged marriage and heads to america to find a. The film was released in the united states on june 29, 1988. Eddie murphy opened up to ellen about the highly anticipated movie coming 2 america, and divulged that it went above and beyond his. On june 29, 1988, paramount debuted the rrated comedy coming to america, from eddie murphy and john landis, in theaters. Those two franchises actually garnered him golden globe nominations after their release. The 10 best eddie murphy movies, ranked cinemablend. Eddie murphy and arsenio hall ready to film coming to. Coming to america 2 is officially moving forward with eddie murphy by nick romano january 11, 2019 at 04.
Coming to america 1988 full movie eddie murphy movies. Of all the highly regarded comedic actors working today, very few can boast of a career equal to that of eddie murphy. Nominated golden globe award for new star of the year actor. His career as a comedian would be impressive enough, but his career as an actor is nothing short. Coming to america casts comedian eddie murphy as pampered african prince akeem, who rebels against an arranged marriage and heads to america to find a new bride. Coming to america is a 1988 american romantic comedy film directed by john landis and based on a story originally created by eddie murphy, who also starred.
Coming to america centers around pampered african prince akeem eddie murphy, heir to the throne and fabulous riches. Coming to america 1988 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Coming 2 america 2020 hd trailer eddie murphy fan made. After his father died, his mother married vernon lynch, a foreman at a breyers ice cream plant. Coming to america half of the characters in this 1988 john landis potboiler seem to be played either by eddie murphy or costar arsenio hall, swaddled in elaborate rick baker makeup appliances that render them unrecognizable but also weirdly immobile. Prince akeem eddie murphy is the prince of a wealthy african country and wants for nothing, except a wife who will love him in spite of his title. The 8 best quotes from coming to america famous movie. Coming to america 2 is officially happening with eddie murphy. The movie is confirmed by eddie murphy and is actually. News coming to america 2 lands director and new writer. A pampered african prince eddie murphy wants more out of life than the beautiful woman to whom hes engaged. Add to watchlist in this movie we see a young prince trying to find his way.715 1004 821 179 548 1459 502 1235 1130 853 297 440 98 508 216 1370 1369 599 370 87 1391 704 422 1433 27 1129 894 810 419 704 49 1163 1151 725 1077 1477 1145 994 616 937 122