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* childbyrape: Itís revealed that Akeem was drugged and had a unwanted sexual encounter, resulting in Lavelle

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* childbyrape: ChildByRape: Itís revealed that Akeem was drugged and had a unwanted sexual encounter, resulting in Lavelle

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* childbyrape: Itís revealed that Akeem was drugged and had a unwanted sexual encounter, resulting in Lavelle

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* RememberTheNewGuy: General Izzi is Imani's brother, but he was never seen nor mentioned in ''Coming to America''.


** Due to Madge Sinclair's passing in 1995, Queen Aoleon has died sometime during the time period between the two films.

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** Due to Madge Sinclair's passing in 1995, Queen Aoleon has had died sometime during the some time period between the two films.


* LighterAndSofter: Though crass and risquè, this film takes a somewhat family-friendly approach. This film was rated PG-13 instead of R like its predecessor, with no nude {{Fanservice}} and much less profanity (the F-word is not used at all) and a strong emphasis on the importance of family and togetherness.

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* LighterAndSofter: Though crass and risquè, this film takes a somewhat family-friendly approach. This film was rated PG-13 instead of R like its predecessor, with no nude {{Fanservice}} and {{Fanservice}}, much less profanity (the F-word is not used at all) and a strong emphasis on the importance of family and togetherness.


* LighterAndSofter: Though crass and risquè, this film takes a somewhat family-friendly approach. This film was rated PG-13 instead of R like its predecessor, with much less profanity (the F-word is not used at all) and a strong emphasis on the importance of family and togetherness.

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* LighterAndSofter: Though crass and risquè, this film takes a somewhat family-friendly approach. This film was rated PG-13 instead of R like its predecessor, with no nude {{Fanservice}} and much less profanity (the F-word is not used at all) and a strong emphasis on the importance of family and togetherness.


* SequelNonEntity: Patrice [=McDowell=] is nowhere to be seen in this film despite her father and sister now living in Zamunda. She does appear at the beginning in a photograph with Lisa from the 80s.

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* SequelNonEntity: Patrice [=McDowell=] is nowhere to be seen in this film despite nor do we find out what she's been up to these past 30 years since her father and sister now living in moved to Zamunda. She does appear at the beginning in a photograph with Lisa from the 80s.


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* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome:
** Due to Madge Sinclair's passing in 1995, Queen Aoleon has died sometime during the time period between the two films.
** King Jaffe, being very old and sick, dies in the first few minutes of the film.


* LighterAndSofter: Though crass and risquè, this film takes a somewhat family-friendly approach. This film was rated PG-13 instead of R, with much less profanity (the F-word is not used at all) and a strong emphasis on the importance of family and togetherness.

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* LighterAndSofter: Though crass and risquè, this film takes a somewhat family-friendly approach. This film was rated PG-13 instead of R, R like its predecessor, with much less profanity (the F-word is not used at all) and a strong emphasis on the importance of family and togetherness.



* RealityEnsues: Akeem tries to hail a Lyft as if it were a cab, only for the driver to point out that he'll have to use the app and that he'll be charged rush hour surge prices.

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* RealityEnsues: RealityEnsues:
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Akeem tries to hail a Lyft as if it were a cab, only for the driver to point out that he'll have to use the app and that he'll be charged rush hour surge prices.prices.
** Queens looks drastically different than it did back in the 80s due to gentrification and reduced crime.



* SequelNonEntity: Patrice [=McDowell=] is nowhere to be seen in this film despite her father and sister now living in Zamunda. She does appear at the beginning in a photograph with Lisa from the 80s.



** Akeem has begun to behave more like King Jaffe did: treating his wife and children in a regal but demeaning manner, refusing to allow Meeka to be his heir and trying to force Lavelle into an ArrangedMarriage like Jaffe once did for him. This is somewhat justified due to his newfound responsibility as king (he admits to trying to deal with problems by his father's methods), and the threat of General Izzi declaring war on Zamunda hanging over his head. Despite this, he comes around by the end, and reverts to his humble self we know and love.

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** Akeem has begun to behave more like King Jaffe did: treating his wife and children in a regal but demeaning manner, refusing to allow Meeka to be his heir due to her being a woman and trying to force Lavelle into an ArrangedMarriage like Jaffe once did for him. This is somewhat justified due to his newfound responsibility as king (he admits to trying to deal with problems by his father's methods), and the threat of General Izzi declaring war on Zamunda hanging over his head. Despite this, he comes around by the end, and reverts to his humble self we know and love.


* LighterAndSofter: Though crass and risquè, this film takes a somewhat family-friendly approach with much less profanity and a strong emphasis on the importance of family and togetherness.

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* LighterAndSofter: Though crass and risquè, this film takes a somewhat family-friendly approach approach. This film was rated PG-13 instead of R, with much less profanity (the F-word is not used at all) and a strong emphasis on the importance of family and togetherness.


* ArrangedMarriage: General Izzi offers a proposition to Akeem. Either Akeem's eldest daughter Meeka will marry Izzi's son Idi, or Izzi will attack Zamunda. Since Meeka refuses to marry Idi, Akeem tracks down his long-lost son Lavelle so that he can assume the role of prince and marry Izzi's daughter Bopoto.

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* ArrangedMarriage: General Izzi offers a proposition to Akeem. Either Akeem: either Akeem's eldest daughter Meeka will marry Izzi's son Idi, or Izzi will attack Zamunda. Since Meeka refuses to marry Idi, Akeem tracks down his long-lost son Lavelle so that he can assume the role of prince and marry Izzi's daughter Bopoto.

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* CircumcisionAngst: As part of Lavelle's final princely test, he is to be circumcised and his foreskin added to a collection of his forefathers'. However, Lavelle has ''already'' been circumcised and he's clearly not enthusiastic to have another go around. [[spoiler:The ceremony turns out to be fake; it was really a SecretTestOfCharacter--in this case, the courage to put his pride on the line to become Joffe royalty. Lavelle points out that the whisker-pulling test did a fine enough job of that.]]


* ExiledToTheCouch: Lisa banishes Akeem from their bedroom as punishment for his bad behavior throughout the film.

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* ExiledToTheCouch: Lisa banishes Akeem from their bedroom as punishment for his bad behavior throughout the film.film, and especially the last straw of him shouting at her and expecting her to comply.

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* BalconyWooingScene: Akeem has a band perform an orchestral version of "to Be loved" for Lisa. While the scene takes place inside, it's shot like other entries of this trope, as she emerges from her room on the top of the stairway and looks over the balcony to see where the music was coming from.


* DemotedToExtra: Cleo

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* DemotedToExtra: CleoCleo pops in every once in a while to give out sage advice, but he's mostly running [=McDowell's=] for the whole movie.



* TheFunInFuneral: Jaffe's funeral, featuring live narration by Creator/MorganFreeman and performances by En Vogue, Music/SaltNPepa, and Music/GladysKnight. He intended to have it done [[AttendingYourOwnFuneral while he was still alive]], but he knows he's dying anyway and promptly announces his death while the funeral still went on.

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* TheFunInFuneral: Jaffe's funeral, featuring live narration by Creator/MorganFreeman and performances by En Vogue, Music/SaltNPepa, and Music/GladysKnight. He intended to have it done [[AttendingYourOwnFuneral while he was still alive]], but he knows he's dying anyway and promptly announces his death while the funeral still went on.



** [[spoiler:Said prince of Zamunda also orders his Izzi arranged bride to do something so they can get away from her, and she takes it literally. Just as Imani was ordered to bark like a dog and hop on one leg, Bopoco is told to stand in one spot and not move, which she does for at least an hour.]]

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** [[spoiler:Said prince of Zamunda also orders his Izzi arranged bride to do something so they can get away from her, and she takes it literally. Just as Imani was ordered to bark like a dog and hop on one leg, Bopoco Bopoto is told to stand in one spot and not move, which she does for at least an hour.]]


** [[spoiler:Said prince of Zamunda also orders his Izzi arranged bride to do something so they can get away from her, and she takes it literally. Just as Imani was ordered to bark like a dog and hop on one leg, Botoca is told to stand in one spot and not move, which she does for at least an hour.]]

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** [[spoiler:Said prince of Zamunda also orders his Izzi arranged bride to do something so they can get away from her, and she takes it literally. Just as Imani was ordered to bark like a dog and hop on one leg, Botoca Bopoco is told to stand in one spot and not move, which she does for at least an hour.]]

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