Coming to America

Continuity mistake: When Randy throws the shake at Akin, he tosses it underhanded. When it hits him, you can see it was thrown hard at him.

Mike Keating

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the robber tries to rob the restaurant you can see out the windows. This scene was shot in two places. 1. Highland and Hollywood Blvd. before they knocked down the Burger King there, and re-did Highland Avenue. When the men go outside, it's really Queens Blvd, and it's snowing, but the scenes in the restaurant are sunny and bright outside. Same when you see them walking down the street to the restaurant, it's snowing and cold, but when they get inside, the weather outside is CA weather.

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Continuity mistake: Darryl visits Patrice and she places her arm on his shoulder to comfort him. The arm swaps from straight to bent between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Akeem's cab pulls over in front of the barber shop. When Akeem steps down, the car is several meters to the right, close to a fence.

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Continuity mistake: When Darryl arrives at McDowell's the first time his driver's window is closed while he drives along the street and pulls in, but in the next shot the window is all the way down. There wasn't enough time between shots to lower the window completely. (00:47:55)

Continuity mistake: When Oha visits the restaurant he leaves a bill on the counter which the father picks up. In the next shot the bill is still there.

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Continuity mistake: When Akeem is woken up, from the angle above all of his head is resting on the pillow. In the close-up, just half of his head is, the rest is very close to the wall.

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Continuity mistake: When Lisa's on the couch, before her Cartier earrings are brought, the dog is sitting either between two cushions or one cushion only, depending on the shot.

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Clarence: Fuck you, fuck you, and fuck you! Who's next?

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Trivia: The man who is getting a (fake) haircut as Akeem first enters the barber shop is played by a then-unknown Cuba Gooding Jr.

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Question: How much money did Prince Akeem give to the homeless Randolph and Mortimer Duke from "Trading Places" (1983)?

Answer: Unknown since we can't see the denomination. But at least a couple thousand dollars.

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