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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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Details

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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Company Credits

Production Co:

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

Jennifer Lewis, credited as "Vegas Backup Singer #1", appeared in the first movie as Michelle, one of Delores' backup singers in their Reno lounge act "The Ronelles". As she briefly displays the same annoyance with her fellow singers during the Vegas act, as she did as a member of the Ronelles, it's safe to assume she's playing Michelle, despite her character not receiving a name in the credits. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Sister Mary Clarence: [to the music class] I'm gonna turn you guys into a choir.
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Crazy Credits

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

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A great movie that every choir should see!!
16 July 2002 | by leobabe888See all my reviews

I don't care what most people say...I loved this movie!! I thought it was better than the 1st but I can see from reading the other comments not many people agree with me, but that's OK. I'll just be alone in this one. What makes it for me is the teenagers. I love the kids in this movie. Amual makes me crack up every time I watch it and I think Lauryn Hill is fabulous! OK so the ending is very predictable but I think would have been disappointed if they hadn't won. Am I right?! I love watching the ending over and over, or when Amual hits that high note for their first concert. Anyways...I don't see how people don't love this movie, it's so fun and has such a great message! I'd much rather watch teenagers that I can relate to in the sequel than a bunch of old nuns in the 1st Sister Act but that's just me! Guess I'm alone here!

One thing I want to say though regardless of anything is that I think every school choir should show this movie! I'm in the choir at my school and unfortunately we have very little spirit and most people in it don't care very much. I'm going to recommend that we show this movie to my choir teacher. It may not help but it can't hurt. I recommend every choir see this one just to show that a choir can dance and have fun while singing. At least show the ending if nothing else! Ok there's my two cents! Everyone needs to see the movie at least for the music and to have a good time!

I give this movie a 9.5/10!


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