Coming to America
Discontented with his pampered life, an African prince heads to America to find someone who will fall for him, not his riches. Joined by his trusty sidekick, the prince plunges into a job at a fast-food chain -- and romance with the boss's daughter.
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- John Landis
- DVD, Blu-ray and streaming
- 1989 Academy Award®
- Best Costume Design nominee
- Best Makeup nominee
RRestricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 SurroundOther features
There's great sound on this disc, and it comes in your choice of Dolby Digital Surround or 5.1 Surround. There's also the trailer.
English, French, Spanish (Neutral), English SDHClosed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; photo gallery; bonus featurettes.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that there's plenty of foul language and some negative female stereotypes to watch out for here.
- Sexual Content
- Bare breasts are lingered upon just minutes into the movie; contact between the movie's royals and their servants is discussed explicitly.
- Cartoonish scuffling in several scenes.
- More f-words and other epithets than you can shake a stick at.
- Social Behavior
- Not applicable
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Characters are shown drinking cocktails and beer at a bar and at home.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it