Coming to America

1988 R 1h 54m Blu-ray / DVD

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Coming to America

1988 R 1h 54m Blu-ray / DVD
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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.
Format
Blu-ray DVD
Screen
Widescreen 1.85:1
Subtitles
None
CC
Yes
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround
Screen
Widescreen 1.85:1
Subtitles
English, French, Spanish (Neutral), English SDH
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
R - Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them.
age 15+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 15+
  • Eddie Murphy
  • Arsenio Hall
  • James Earl Jones
  • John Amos
  • Madge Sinclair
  • Shari Headley
  • Paul Bates
  • Eriq La Salle
  • Frankie Faison
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway
  • Louie Anderson
  • Allison Dean
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Reviews

age 15+

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.

Violence

Cartoonish scuffling in several scenes.

Language

More f-words and other epithets than you can shake a stick at.

Social Behavior

Not applicable

Consumerism

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 child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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