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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)

 -  Comedy | Music  -  10 December 1993 (USA)
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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... 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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Cambio de hábito 2  »

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$38,000,000 (estimated)

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£3,503,231 (UK) (15 April 1994)
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Whoopi Goldberg's daughter, Alex Martin, appears in this movie as one of the classroom children. She says the "Yo Mama" line about Skittles. See more »

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Sister Mary Roberts in the street concert scene is dancing in the middle of the stage, but when the next shot appears on screen she is on the other side singing into a microphone. See more »

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[to Father Ignatius]
Mr. Crisp: Have you been drinking more of that sacramental wine, father?
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Sister Mary Lazarus says "Now wait a minute!" before the credits roll. See more »

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References Gilligan's Island (1964) See more »

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Love Child
Written by Frank E. Wilson
Performed by Whoopi Goldberg
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sequel+star+singers=surprise!
25 November 2006 | by (pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

such a pleasure, albeit a guilty one! The original wasn't good enough to warrant a sequel. Nonetheless, the choirs are so talented; their acts never get tired no matter how many times this piece re-runs on cable. Whatever her other pros and cons, Whoopi plays to the ensemble in this one, never the scene hog. What a pleasure to see an icon like Maggie Smith so thoroughly and obviously enjoying herself---ditto Mary Wickes, after being such a steadfast fixture of a supporting character on screen for nearly 70 years, her penultimate screen appearance.

and really that's the whole point here isn't it? simple enjoyment, by actors and audience, in a meld of plots so familiar and comfortable, especially at holiday time. Among them--- Hey Kids Let's Put on a Show and Save Grandpa's Farm... Fish Out of Water Makes Good... Stick Together and Win the Big Game...


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