Coming 2 America

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Murphy still rules in hilarious but suggestive sequel.

PG-13 2021 104 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 10 reviews

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age 13+

Great to see McDowell's and the gang

A much anticipated sequel and very uneven. The film reeks of homage (this is not negative). All of the actors know what this is and are all on board to have a big fun ride. Some jokes do not just fall flat but plummet terribly, but overall we all know why we are there, because we all loved the original and have fond memories of McDowell's and the gang. I do not think the film disappoints as much as reminds us of the power of remembering something fondly from our youth.
age 18+

Inappropriate Language

I was surprised to see this film was PG 13...my husband and I started watching it since we were fans of the first Coming To America, but we hardly got through 15 minutes. The first one had more wholesome elements to it, this one... not. It had very inappropriate language and innuendos, and I would not let my child watch it.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

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