the stndrd’s Top 10: Coming to America


In honor of our newest issue to hit stands, “The Comedy Issue,” we decided to make a list of the top 10 funniest movies ever!

5. Coming to America

In the 1980s you could not find a more popular comedian, and quite possibly a star in general, than Eddie Murphy. Every project he put out in the decade seemed destined to make large sums of money at the box office. The pinnacle of his success could very well be 1988’s Coming to America. It allowed him to show his wide range of impersonations and character work. It was a huge hit with filmgoers and earned mostly positive praise from critics. Coming to America is filled with hilarious characters and memorable moments. It is easily one of the most quotable comedies in history.



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