Immersed in luxury and riches, the courteous blue blood and refined heir apparent to Africa’s prosperous kingdom of Zamunda, Prince Akeem, summons up the courage to reject an arranged marriage proposal on his twenty-first birthday.
Bent on finding true love, the young aristocrat along with his trusted valet, Semmi, find themselves in the strange and unknown urban jungle of New York City’s Queens, trying to mingle with their neighbours by posing as humble exchange students. More than anything in the world, the noble prince yearns to be loved for what he is, and not for his title; however, can he find his soulmate in the bustling Big Apple?
Genre: Comedy | Romance
Directed by: John Landis
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Paul Bates, Garcelle Beauvais, Feather
Release Date: 5 March 2021
Runtime: 1 h 48 min