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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)

PG  |   |  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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Trivia

Thomas Gottschalk (Father Wolfgang), who is a famous German TV host, starred as a consequence of Whoopi Goldberg losing a bet in Thomas's game show Wetten, dass..? (1981). See more »

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Some of the "La La La" scenes in the new music room show the walls as having been painted, and the piano fixed, before the scenes in which the students paint the walls and fix the piano. See more »

Quotes

Sister Mary Clarence: [after learning of the school's demise] We are going to fix this!
Sister Mary Lazarus: You said we as in you're staying?
Sister Mary Clarence: Yes we, as in yes I am staying!
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Sister Mary Lazarus says "Now wait a minute!" before the credits roll. See more »

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Oh Happy Day
Produced by Mervyn Warren
Performed by The St. Francis Choir feat. Ryan Toby
Arranged by Mervyn Warren and Marc Shaiman
Written by Philip Doddridge and Edward F. Rimbault
Arranged by Edwin Hawkins (as Edwin R. Hawkins)
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A funny and charming film.
3 March 2001 | by (Indianapolis, IN) – See all my reviews

I just love to read some of the negative comments on a film like this. This is a movie about a Las Vegas headliner who is called to help deal with unruly kids at a Catholic school. You were expecting maybe Schindler's List? When did it become such a crime just to enjoy a delightful movie packed with talent all geared toward entertainment?

And what talent. Whoopi Goldberg, Lauryn Hill, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Kathy Najimy, Maggie Smith, James Coburn, Michael Jeter, and more. It's adorable and it handily meets its goal of being entertaining. All I can say is that I pity people who have become so jaded, or are so concerned with being cool, that they can't enjoy such a funny and charming film.


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