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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Coming To America (1988)






































































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Storyline
Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy) is the prince of a wealthy African country and wants for nothing, except a wife who will love him despite his title. To escape an arranged marriage, Akeem flees to America accompanied by his persnickety sidekick, Semmi (Arsenio Hall), to find his queen. Disguised as a foreign student working in fast food, he romances Lisa (Shari Headley). Still, he struggles with revealing his true identity to her and his marital intentions to his king's father (James Earl Jones).

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