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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)

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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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Bill Duke

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Paul Rudnick (characters) (as Joseph Howard), James Orr | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Whoopi Goldberg ... Deloris
Kathy Najimy ... Sister Mary Patrick
Barnard Hughes ... Father Maurice
Mary Wickes ... Sister Mary Lazarus
James Coburn ... Mr. Crisp
Michael Jeter ... Father Ignatius
Wendy Makkena ... Sister Mary Robert
Sheryl Lee Ralph ... Florence Watson
Robert Pastorelli ... Joey Bustamente
Thomas Gottschalk ... Father Wolfgang
Maggie Smith ... Mother Superior
Lauryn Hill ... Rita Watson
Brad Sullivan ... Father Thomas
Alanna Ubach ... Maria
Ryan Toby ... Ahmal
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Storyline

The sisters come back to Deloris'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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A comedy triumph !

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 December 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cambio de hábito 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,569,219, 12 December 1993, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$57,319,029
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Touchstone Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Father Wolfgang (Thomas Gottschalk) offers Deloris (Sister Mary Clarence) (Whoopi Goldberg) the German sausage, she says, "Oh no, I couldn't, Jenny Craig". This is a reference to the home delivery diet plan company. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Sister Mary Clarence: If you want to be somebody, if you want to go somewhere, you better wake up and pay attention.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References Roots (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

A Deeper Love
Performed by Aretha Franklin
Written by David Cole and Robert Clivillés
Produced by C+C Music Factory (as C&C Music Factory)
Aretha Franklin appears courtesy of Arista Records
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She's back
24 April 2005 | by hcalderon1See all my reviews

It's one year later, Deloris has returned back to singing in Las Vegas, mobsters locked up. Things are OK until she is asked a favor by the head nun to return as a music teacher at the school the church runs. Things don't start off correctly, a bunch of neighborhood students, kids who have seen rough times, she tries to show them the talent they have in their voices. But it is going take some time and patience to prepare them for a big singing show. One day while practicing Deloris discovers that the students have been invited to sing for the pope, which we all hope it will go well. This was one of the best movies Whoopi has done.


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