20 Movies Like Coming To America

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Trading Places

Trading Places
Trading Places
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 3 wins & 8 nominations total
Writer: Timothy Harris, Herschel Weingrod
Actors: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Trading Places” is a 1983 comedy film about a wealthy investor and a street hustler who are unknowingly made to switch lives as part of a social experiment. As they navigate their new roles, they learn valuable lessons about the impact of nature versus nurture on success and happiness.

Harlem Nights

Harlem Nights
Harlem Nights
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 26%
Metacritic: 16/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 2 wins & 2 nominations total
Writer: Eddie Murphy
Actors: Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Harlem Nights” is a 1989 crime comedy film set in the 1930s, following the story of a small-time club owner in Harlem who gets caught up in a power struggle with a ruthless gangster. With the help of his loyal friends, he must navigate through a series of comedic and dangerous situations to protect his business and his life.

Beverly Hills Cop

Beverly Hills Cop
Beverly Hills Cop
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 4 wins & 7 nominations total
Writer: Daniel Petrie Jr., Danilo Bach
Actors: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Beverly Hills Cop” is a 1984 action comedy film about a Detroit police detective who travels to Beverly Hills to solve the murder of his best friend, uncovering a dangerous drug smuggling operation in the process. With the help of his street-smart wit and unconventional methods, he navigates the glitzy world of Beverly Hills to bring the criminals to justice.

The Nutty Professor

The Nutty Professor
The Nutty Professor
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 10 wins & 12 nominations total
Writer: Jerry Lewis, Bill Richmond, David Sheffield
Actors: Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith, James Coburn
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Nutty Professor” is a comedy film about a socially awkward and overweight professor who creates a potion that transforms him into a suave and confident alter ego, but struggles to maintain control over his new personality. As his alter ego gains popularity, he must decide between the love of a beautiful colleague and staying true to himself.

Norbit

Norbit
Norbit
Internet Movie Database: 4.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 9%
Metacritic: 27/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 8 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: Eddie Murphy, Charlie Murphy, Jay Scherick
Actors: Eddie Murphy, Thandiwe Newton, Terry Crews
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Norbit” is a comedy film about a mild-mannered man named Norbit who is trapped in a loveless marriage with a controlling and abusive woman. When his childhood love returns to town, Norbit must find the courage to stand up for himself and pursue true happiness.

Life

Life
Life
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 54/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 7 nominations
Writer: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds
Language: English, Japanese, Vietnamese
Country: United States
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The movie “Life” is a science fiction horror film about a team of astronauts who discover an extraterrestrial organism on Mars, which rapidly evolves and threatens their lives and the entire planet. As they struggle to contain the creature, they must confront the terrifying consequences of their discovery.

The Princess Diaries

The Princess Diaries
The Princess Diaries
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 49%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Awards: 3 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Meg Cabot, Gina Wendkos
Actors: Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, Hector Elizondo
Language: English, Dutch, Italian
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“The Princess Diaries” is a comedy film about a socially awkward teenager named Mia who discovers she is the heir to the throne of a European kingdom and must navigate the challenges of royal life with the help of her grandmother and a makeover.

The Prince and Me

The Prince and Me
The Prince and Me
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 29%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Mark Amin, Katherine Fugate, Jack Amiel
Actors: Julia Stiles, Luke Mably, Miranda Richardson
Language: English, Danish, German
Country: United States, Czech Republic
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“The Prince and Me” is a romantic comedy about a college student who falls in love with a prince from Denmark, leading to a clash between her ordinary life and the royal responsibilities she must embrace.”

The Distinguished Gentleman

The Distinguished Gentleman
The Distinguished Gentleman
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 13%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Awards: 4 wins
Writer: Marty Kaplan, Jonathan Reynolds
Actors: Eddie Murphy, Lane Smith, Sheryl Lee Ralph
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Distinguished Gentleman” is a comedy film about a con artist who runs for Congress using the name of a deceased candidate with the same name, and hilariously navigates the world of politics to further his own self-interests.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding

My Big Fat Greek Wedding
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 20 wins & 29 nominations total
Writer: Nia Vardalos
Actors: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine
Language: English, Greek
Country: Canada, United States
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“My Big Fat Greek Wedding” is a romantic comedy about a Greek-American woman named Toula who falls in love with a non-Greek man, Ian. The film explores the challenges they face as they navigate cultural differences and the humorous chaos that ensues when their families come together for their wedding.

The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer
The Wedding Singer
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Awards: 5 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Tim Herlihy
Actors: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Christine Taylor
Language: English, Hebrew
Country: United States
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“The Wedding Singer” is a romantic comedy about a wedding singer named Robbie who is left at the altar and befriends a waitress named Julia, leading to a blossoming romance. Together, they navigate the ups and downs of love while Robbie tries to win Julia’s heart before she marries her unfaithful fiancé.

Hitch

Hitch
Hitch
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Awards: 4 wins & 24 nominations
Writer: Kevin Bisch
Actors: Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Hitch movie is about a professional “date doctor” who helps men win over the women of their dreams, but struggles to find love himself. When he meets a skeptical journalist, he must navigate the complexities of his own romantic life while helping her with her own love pursuits.

Maid in Manhattan

Maid in Manhattan
Maid in Manhattan
Internet Movie Database: 5.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 38%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: John Hughes, Kevin Wade
Actors: Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson
Language: English, French, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Maid in Manhattan” is a romantic comedy film about a hotel maid named Marisa Ventura who falls in love with a wealthy politician while pretending to be a guest at the hotel. Their relationship is tested when their different social statuses are revealed.

The Other Woman

The Other Woman
The Other Woman
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 26%
Metacritic: 39/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Awards: 3 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Melissa K. Stack
Actors: Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Other Woman” is a comedy film about three women who discover they are involved with the same cheating man. They team up to seek revenge and form an unlikely friendship in the process.

Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians
Crazy Rich Asians
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 15 wins & 72 nominations
Writer: Peter Chiarelli, Adele Lim, Kevin Kwan
Actors: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh
Language: English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien, French, Malay
Country: United States, China
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“Crazy Rich Asians” is a romantic comedy that follows the story of Rachel Chu, an American economics professor, as she accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore and discovers his family is one of the wealthiest in the country. The movie explores themes of love, family, and cultural identity, while also providing a glimpse into the extravagant lifestyles and social dynamics of Singapore’s elite.

The Proposal

The Proposal
The Proposal
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 45%
Metacritic: 48/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 7 wins & 20 nominations
Writer: Peter Chiarelli
Actors: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Proposal” is a romantic comedy about a high-powered book editor who coerces her assistant into marrying her in order to avoid deportation back to Canada. As they navigate the charade and spend time together in Alaska, they begin to develop genuine feelings for each other.

White Chicks

White Chicks
White Chicks
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 15%
Metacritic: 41/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Awards: 3 wins & 13 nominations
Writer: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans
Actors: Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Busy Philipps
Language: English
Country: United States
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“White Chicks” is a comedy film about two black FBI agents who go undercover as white women to protect a pair of wealthy socialites from a kidnapping plot. The agents must navigate the challenges of impersonating women while unraveling the conspiracy and maintaining their cover.

Big Momma’s House

Big Momma's House
Big Momma's House
Internet Movie Database: 5.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 30%
Metacritic: 33/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 1 win & 9 nominations
Writer: Darryl Quarles, Don Rhymer
Actors: Martin Lawrence, Nia Long, Paul Giamatti
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“Big Momma’s House” is a comedy film about an FBI agent who goes undercover as an elderly woman to catch a dangerous criminal, all while navigating the challenges of maintaining his disguise and dealing with unexpected family dynamics.

The Pink Panther

The Pink Panther
The Pink Panther
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 21%
Metacritic: 38/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: Len Blum, Steve Martin, Michael Saltzman
Actors: Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Jean Reno
Language: English
Country: Czech Republic, United States
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The Pink Panther movie is a comedy-mystery film that follows the bumbling French detective, Inspector Jacques Clouseau, as he tries to solve the murder of a famous soccer coach and recover the stolen Pink Panther diamond.

Bowfinger

Bowfinger
Bowfinger
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Comedy
Awards: 6 nominations
Writer: Steve Martin
Actors: Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Bowfinger” is a comedy film about a struggling filmmaker who hatches a plan to make a movie with a famous action star without his knowledge or consent. As he goes to great lengths to deceive the star and make his film, hilarious and chaotic situations ensue.

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