Coming to America (1988)

Film details


Prince Akeem of Zamunda breaks free of constraints imposed on his position, including an arranged marriage. He goes to America to find a bride of his choice. When he falls in love with Lisa, he goes to work as a janitor in her father's company in order to attract her attention.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top