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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)

Showgirl Deloris Van Cartier returns as Sister Mary Clarence to teach music to a group of Catholic students whose run-down school is slated for closure.

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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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Comedy | Family | Music

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Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »

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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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Trivia

Deedee Magno, one of the music students Sister Mary Clarence (Whoopi Goldberg) teaches, was once a member of the early 90s pop group The Party - a group manufactured by Disney (also the producer of Sister Act 2). See more »

Goofs

When Mary Lazarus is teaching a student a musical scale, she accidentally whacks herself with the baton. The baton's impact and the sound effect do not match. See more »

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Sondra: You can't answer any questions about... sex.
Sister Mary Patrick: Oh, don't be so sure. You don't have to bite the donut to know it's sweet.
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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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Written by Fonce Mizell (as Alphonso Mizell), Freddie Perren, Deke Richards, Berry Gordy, Anthony 'Treach' Criss (as Anthony Criss), DJ Kay Gee (as Keir Gist) and Vin Rock (as Vincent Brown)
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The premise has so many wonderful possibilities...
3 August 2013 | by (Lincolnshire, UK) – See all my reviews

Whoopi Goldberg is pointlessly back, this time training Mother Superior Maggie Smith's useless choir for a music contest and trying to stop James Coburn's plan to close down their school. This one is, I suppose, slightly better than the original, but it's no thanks to flat direction, statically staged musical segments, the irritating young cast (including the ever-annoying Lauren Hill) or Kathy Najimy being as bloody irritating as always.

The big finale fizzles out because the runners-up in the contest are a lot better than the choir we're supposed to be rooting for, but surely no one's interested by that point anyway. It's left to Goldberg to carry this clunker and although she only signed on to get a pet project made, she alone keeps it going; nobody behind the camera seems to care one way or the other.


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