‘Coming to America’ turns 25: Celebrating our 25 favorite moments from the Eddie Murphy classic

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Can you believe it’s been 25 years since Eddie Murphy’s classic hit comedy Coming to America debuted on the big screen?

While it was hardly Murphy’s most acclaimed, or even most famous role, it has endured as a fan favorite and could arguably be considered black America’s favorite comedy film of all time.

There are so many quotable scenes from this romantic story of an African prince who ventures to Queens, N.Y. to find a wife instead of settling for the one that’s been chosen for him.

Take a trip down memory lane with us as we look back on our favorite 25 moments from this uproarious movie.