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Coming to America [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents and Eddie Murphy Production ; screenplay by David Sheffield, Barry W. Blaustein ; producer, Robert D. Wachs, George Folsey, Jr. ; director, John Landis.

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

Pampered African prince Akeem rebels against an arranged marriage and heads to America to find a new bride. His regal father agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a 'Joe job' at a fast-food restaurant.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC COM (Text) 33892100693135 Adult New DVDs DVD System_Only_3months 05/24/2021 Checked out 10/02/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786316725486
  • ISBN: 6316725485
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (116 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ; Special collector's edition.
  • Distributor: Hollywood, California : Paramount Home Media Distribution, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988 ; 2017 DVD release.
Special features: Prince-ipal photography ; Fit for Akeem ; character building ; composing America ; vintage sit-down with Eddie and Arsenio ; theatrical trailer, photo gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Nile Rodgers.
Participant or Performer Note:
Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, Louie Anderson, Shari Headley, John Amos, Madge Sinclair.
Summary, etc.:
Pampered African prince Akeem rebels against an arranged marriage and heads to America to find a new bride. His regal father agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a 'Joe job' at a fast-food restaurant.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD ; widescreen ; Dolby Digital 5.1 ; Dolby Digital 2.0 ; region 1.
Language Note:
In English or French dialogue ; Spanish, Portuguese or English subtitles ; closed captioned.
Subject: Princes > Africa > Drama.
Fast food restaurants > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Food service employees > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Queens (New York, N.Y.) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
Video recordings.
Drama.

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