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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Deloris
... Sister Mary Patrick
... Father Maurice
... Sister Mary Lazarus
... Mr. Crisp
... Father Ignatius
... Sister Mary Robert
... Florence Watson
... Joey Bustamente
... Father Wolfgang
... Mother Superior
... Rita Watson
... Father Thomas
... Maria
... 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 !

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Cambio de hábito 2  »

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$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$57,319,029
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When the students are on the basketball court, Rita (Lauryn Hill) starts rapping. Her rapping was improvised. See more »

Goofs

In the final performance of Joyful, Joyful, as the camera crane hovers over the act then changes to a shot of Whoopi Goldberg conducting and dancing with the group you can clearly see a camera move into the dancers behind Whoopi before it cuts to the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Sister Mary Clarence: I'm undercover again.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References The Flying Nun (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Wandering Eyes
Performed by Nuttin' Nyce
Written by Darroll 'Mellow' Durant (as Darrol "Shamello" Durant), B-Wyze and Kerwin Young (as Kerwin "Sleek" Young)
Courtesy of Jive Records
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A funny and charming film.
3 March 2001 | by 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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