By Josh Rottenberg
Updated June 01, 2007 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Coming to America

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  • Movie
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THE SETUP Sweetly naive African Prince Akeem (Murphy) searches for a bride in Queens, N.Y.

VINTAGE EDDIE The barbershop scene, in which Murphy played several characters, paved the way for the Nutty Professor films.

WORTHY EXTRAS? Hardly. Making-of docs pass over the juiciest parts: Murphy’s on-set fisticuffs with director John Landis and writer Art Buchwald’s plagiarism lawsuit. B

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Coming to America

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 116 minutes
director
  • John Landis

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