AV Brew: Coming 2 America – Spoiler Free Review

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In 1988 we were introduced to the beautiful world of Zamunda in Coming to America when Prince Akeem left his engagement ceremony to travel to America to find his Queen. After a few nights searching in the clubs and bars of Queens, NY, he goes to church and meets Lisa who becomes his bride.

Thirty-two years later Akeem and Lisa have three beautiful children and have lived happily ever after. Or so they thought, as Akeem is reminded by King Jaffe Joffer that the crown must pass to a male heir and Akeem only has daughters.  It’s then that Semmi tells Akeem that he had an inebriated one-night stand before meeting Lisa, which resulted in a son, Lavelle Junson.  Once Akeem finds this out he returns to Queens to bring Lavelle back to Zamunda and train him to take the throne.

Arsenio Hall as Semmi and Eddie Murphy as…

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