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A disappointing movie

7 years, 4 months ago at Oct 4 12:27
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By now, I have seen almost all the movie starring Eddie Murphy and it is a real shame that, nowadays, he shows up only in some very average, even very bad flicks. However, back in the 80's, he was really a superstar and his movies were highly successful. For example, this movie was a huge success at the box-office and it is considered as one of his classics. So, with this in mind, I had some rathe... read more

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5 years, 10 months ago at Apr 26 0:04
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This is an African American CLASSIC. An exceptionally well made film. Everybody loves it but the critics. It could be that they have a hard time seeing anybody depict Africans as Royalty anywhere, the starving Ethiopian image is better suited to their taste, or better yet, the African American slave or criminal even. Get over it, this is a Great Romance/Dramedy

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11 years, 8 months ago at Jun 15 22:00
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Back in the late eighteis this is the sort of film we expected from Eddie Murphy. A classy comedic romp through the streets of America. If he wasn't playing a sex crazed maniac or lovable police detective, he was playing a roguish prince hell bent on learning the customs of a strange new country whilst looking for a respectable wife.

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An African prince goes to Queens, New York City to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will.
Release date: 29 June 1988
UPC: 097363215776
Tags: Comedy (34), Romance (15), Prince (9), 1988 (7), Flirting (5), New York (5), (5), Adventure (5), Nightclub (5), Fish Out Of Water (5), Father Son Relationship (5), King (5), Blockbuster (5), America (4), Suburbia (4), Royalty (4), Drama (4), Urban Decay (4), Homelessness (4), 1980s (4)
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