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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)

The sisters come back to Delores's show to get her back as Sister Mary Clarence to teach music to a group of students in their parochial school which is doomed for closure. One of the girls... See full summary »

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The sisters come back to Delores's show to get her back as Sister Mary Clarence to teach music to a group of students in their parochial school which is doomed for closure. One of the girls, who is the most talented of the bunch, is forbidden to sing by her mother, although the choir has made it to the state championship. A group of stereotypical incompetent monks tries to stop them. Written by Scott Hutchins <scottandrewh@home.com>

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10 December 1993 (USA)  »

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Cambio de hábito 2  »

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$38,000,000 (estimated)

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$57,319,029 (USA)
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Whoopi Goldberg was very unhappy making the first film and made this sequel only after Disney decided to finance her dream project, Sarafina! (1992) See more »

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During the final performance of "Joyful, Joyful" Rita (Lauryn Hill) steps forward to sing. As the camera cuts to Ahmal (Ryan Toby) to show him step forward to sing you can briefly see Rita dancing with the choir just left of Ahmal. See more »

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[the students are standing at the top of a stairwell full of cobwebs]
Sister Mary Clarence: Hurry up, I wouldn't want any of those spiders to get in those weaves some of you are wearing, I can tell.
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The cast sings and dances to "Ain't No Mountain High Enough". See more »

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References Going My Way (1944) See more »

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Ode To Joy
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Produced by Daniel Allan Carlin
Performed by The Chapman College Choir
Choir Directed by William Hall
Arranged by William Hall and Sidney James
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Sequels Don't Suck. Amen.
3 March 2001 | by (Palmerston North, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

When the Nun's get sick of the unruly behaviour the kids display during school, and the lack of work that is being done, Mother Superior (Maggie Smith) calls upon Sister Mary Clarence, Deloris Van Cartier for help. So she's goin' back to the convent. She's gettin' back into that uniform, and, she's gettin' back in the habit!

While there, Mary Clarence (Whoopi Goldberg) manages to transform the music class of non-listening, no attention-paying roudy little snots into a magical choir with voices of gold. It is here, that they decide to enter the regional championships for school singing (or something along those lines).

However, one girl in particular, once a drop-out, with an awesome voice (played brilliantly by Fugee's frontwoman Lauryn Hill), is not intially allowed to go. Her mother (played by another R 'N' B singer Sheryl Lee Ralph, also from 'Moesha') will not allow her to. So she forges her signature and they head off to the championships.

Jennifer Love Hewitt stars here, as one of the singing kids from the music class (bearing in mind, that she has since released 3 albums). Wendy Makkena and Kathy Najimy reprise their roles as two of the most-mentioned Nuns.

Once again, Whoopi manages to pull off another great movie, without a great deal of trouble. Lot's of fun, but I enjoyed the first one, just a little bit more. 7./10


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