Coming to America

1988 film by John Landis

Coming to America is a 1988 comedy movie directed by John Landis. It is about an African prince who comes to the United States in hopes of finding a woman he can marry. It stars Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, John Amos, Ralph Bellamy, and Don Ameche. It was released on June 29, 1988. A sequel, Coming 2 America, will be released in December 2020.

Release DatesEdit

Country Premiere
  United States 29 June 1988
  Norway 2 August 1988
  Ireland 5 August 1988
  France 24 August 1988
  Australia 25 August 1988
  West Germany 1 September 1988
  Argentina 8 September 1988
  Denmark 16 September 1988
  Spain 16 September 1988
  Finland 23 September 1988
  Taiwan 24 September 1988
  Italy 30 September 1988
  Portugal 30 September 1988
  Netherlands 6 October 1988
  Sweden 21 October 1988
  Brazil 27 October 1988
  Hong Kong 17 November 1988
  Japan 17 December 1988
  Peru 19 January 1989
  Hungary 3 August 1989
  Turkey 10 August 1990