Coming to America


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Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2007].
Special collector's ed ; Blu-ray ed.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
General Note
Title from container
Creation/Production Credits
Directors of photography, Sol Negrin, Woody Omens ; editors, Malcolm Campbell, George Folsey Jr. ; music, Nile Rodgers ; production designer, Richard MacDonald
Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, John Amos, Madge Sinclair, Shari Headley, Paul Bates, Eriq La Salle, Frankie Faison, Vanessa Bell, Louie Anderson, Allison Dean
Pampered African Prince Akeem is a rebel who is against an arranged marriage and heads to Queens, New York 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 regular guy job at a fast-food restaurant
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R
System Details
Blu-ray Disc, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital, 1080p High Definition; requires Blu-ray player. Blu-ray discs will not play on standard DVD players.
English or dubbed French dialogue, English, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Amos, J., Anderson, L., Bates, P., Blaustein, B. W., Calloway, V. B., Campbell, M., Dean, A., Faison, F., Folsey, G., Hall, A., Headley, S., Jones, J. E., La Salle, E., Landis, J., MacDonald, R., Murphy, E., Negrin, S., Omens, W., Rodgers, N., Sheffield, D., Sinclair, M., & Wachs, R. D. (2007). Coming to America (Special collector's ed ; Blu-ray ed.). Paramount Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

John Amos et al.. 2007. Coming to America. Paramount Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

John Amos et al.. Coming to America Paramount Home Entertainment, 2007.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Amos, John, et al. Coming to America Special collector's ed ; Blu-ray ed., Paramount Home Entertainment, 2007.

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