Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

1993

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

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In the sequel to the hit comedy Sister Act, Whoopie Goldberg reprises her role of Deloris Van Cartier, a Las Vegas entertainer who hid out with in a convent of nuns to avoid a nasty bunch of gangsters. In Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, Deloris is persuaded to return to the convent by the Mother Superior (Maggie Smith), because her help is needed in teaching their choral students at St. Francis High in San Francisco. However, St. Francis is in a crisis, since the administrator running the school (James Coburn) is threatening to shut the place down. If the gospel choir wins first place in a singing contest in Los Angeles, St. Francis will be saved from the priest's plans. Though the plot is rather thin and derivative, Sister Act 2 is lighthearted fun, thanks to good musical numbers and winning performances from the cast.

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Cast

Whoopi Goldberg
as Deloris Van Cartier/Sister Mary Clarence
Kathy Najimy
as Sister Mary Patrick
Mary Wickes
as Sister Mary Lazarus
Wendy Makkena
as Sister Mary Robert
Barnard Hughes
as Father Maurice
Maggie Smith
as Mother Superior
James Coburn
as Mr. Crisp
Michael Jeter
as Father Ignatius
Brad Sullivan
as Father Thomas
Sheryl Lee Ralph
as Florence Watson
Robert Pastorelli
as Joey Bustamente
Thomas Gottschalk
as Father Wolfgang
Lauryn Hill
as Rita Watson
Ryan Toby
as Ahmal
Bill Duke
as Mr. Johnson
Sydney Lassick
as Competition Announcer
Monica Calhoun
as Classroom Kid
Frank Howard
as Classroom Kid
Devin Kamin
as Frankie
Patrick Malone
as Classroom Kid
Susan Browning
as Choir Nun
Edith Diaz
as Choir Nun
Yo-Yo
as Sondra
Beth Fowler
as Choir Nun
Sheri Izzard
as Choir Nun
Ruth Kobart
as Choir Nun
Rose Parenti
as Choir Nun
Carmen Zapata
as Choir Nun
Jenifer Lewis
as Backup Singer #1
Pamela Tyson
as Backup Singer #2
Sharon Brown
as Backup Singer #3
Paul Thorpe
as Dancer "Postman"
Warren Frost
as Archdiocese Person #1
Robin Gammell
as Archdiocese Person #2
Sidney Lassick
as Competition Announcer
Deedee Lynn Magno
as Classroom Kid
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Critic Reviews for Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

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Audience Reviews for Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

  • Jun 23, 2011
    I love these films. Very funny! Whoopi Goldberg is hilarious! A must see!
    Bethany M Super Reviewer
  • Oct 07, 2010
    The movie was so-so, but I liked the soundtrack
    CivilZen H Super Reviewer
  • Aug 20, 2010
    Sister Act 2 wasn't as charming as the first, but if you're bored and you have nothing else to do this film will do just fine. Whoopi Goldberg dons the habit again to save her old school from closure by teaching music. It gave us a taste of an up-coming beautiful, and gifted young lady named Lauryn Hill. Seeing and hearing her at an early stage of her career was great. James Coburn hams it up as the villainous local authority chief Mr. Crisp who is determined to close the school.
    Deb S Super Reviewer
  • Sep 05, 2009
    Not as the first but Whoopi was realy nice as sister again.
    Arianeta L Super Reviewer

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