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Coming to America Movie Behind The Scenes

Coming to America Goofs

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Eddie Murphy finds the perfect wife in Shari Headley

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"Er, someone wasn't on top of their game that day..."
See the goofs, blunders and plain ole mistakes in the 1988 Comedy movie starring Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, John Amos More Cast


We believe the following are all legit mistakes. If we've bungled it, or you have additional info, please update us.

Thanks to Graham Duvall
Note that when Lisa McDowell removes her earrings during the subway scene, she throws them down, towards Akeem's feet. Akeem, however, raises his hand to shoulder level in order to catch them!
Thanks to Courtney
In the scene when Akeem and Semmi were viewing the apartment, the landlord said it had a view facing a brick wall. But when Akeem steps out onto the fire-escape, he was facing the street.
Thanks to kendra
When Arsenio puts the chicken in the collection plate, Eddie Murphy says what he said to him and I guess it was funny to arsenio cause he started laughing in that scene!!! Hilarious
Thanks to Beena1
When Akeem gives Randolf and Mortimer Duke a wad of cash he claims as "pocket change", assumed by the audience to be all $100 bills, they are actually $1 bills between the $100s.
Thanks to Beena1
When Akeem goes to get his ponytail cut, the stand-in for the old Jewish man is visible in the mirror



Bogus Blunders

Sometimes an apparent goof is not a real mistake




But, nothing bogus that we know yet for "Coming to America".
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