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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 <>

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Comedy | Music

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Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 December 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cambio de hábito 2  »

Box Office


$38,000,000 (estimated)


£3,503,231 (UK) (15 April 1994)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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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 »


Delores Van Cartier performs the final show of her engagement in Las Vegas in the evening, and afterwards while she and the nuns are relaxing, Sr Mary Lazarus lets her know that they have to be on the road tonight back to San Francisco, as it is a school day tomorrow, saying she must come with them. The footage of the journey shows the school bus and Delores' vehicle in broad daylight over the Golden Gate Bridge, and when they arrive at St Francis school. See more »


Father Ignatius: Sursum corda.
Sister Mary Clarence: Wait a minute, what was that?
Father Ignatius: It's Latin. It means "lift up your heart".
Sister Mary Clarence: Oh, I'm sorry, I thought you said "insert some quarters."
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Crazy Credits

The cast sings and dances to "Ain't No Mountain High Enough". See more »


Referenced in Leprechaun 2 (1994) See more »


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Written by Frank E. Wilson
Performed by Whoopi Goldberg
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Good...For A Sequel
22 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

Compared to most sequels, this is in the top 20. But as for comparison to the first, there is almost no relation. The first was a good movie. Sister Act 2: Back In The Habit does not compare to most movies. Some cheap independent films, if well acted, are better. But some commercial movies are worse than this movie. It had no great acting. Some things were funny. But why didn't the nuns sing again? That would seem most logical to do in this film. And kids? Ok, I guess. But the story line could be changed, and then everything re-vamped, without the practically psychotic men from the monastery, and you have a great movie.

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