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Sister Act (1992) Movie Information

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Sister Act (1992)
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5114

Avg. Rating:

2.51/4

# of Ratings:

203

Genres:

Comedy, Crime

Rating:

PG

Language:

English

Theater Date:

05/29/1992

Director:

Emile Ardolino

Actors:

Whoopi Goldberg
Maggie Smith
Kathy Najimy
Wendy Makkena
Harvey Keitel
Bill Nunn

 

 

 

 

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A Reno lounge singer witnesses a murder by her mob boyfriend and is put into witness protection at a run-down church/convent. The mother superior, tired of her antics, places her in the dismal choir, which she quickly turns into a sensation.

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Ian 09/28/2015 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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1.5/4 

This is your basic Whoopi Goldberg comedy. She plays a hooker who has to pretend to be a nun, with the standard "fish-out-of-water" hijinks associated.

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Matthew Brady 05/15/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Not my kind of movie.

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Yojimbo 10/29/2012 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

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Dumb and formulaic comedy in which trashy Whoopi Goldberg and a bunch of nuns teach each other life lessons. It couldn't be more predictable if it tried.

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Snoogans 11/28/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Decent Goldberg flick. The singing nuns were entertaining.

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mitchellyoung 02/03/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3/4 

This is a comedy built around as silly premise, but it carries itself with charm, wit, and energy. The music is also a standout that makes the film worth watching.

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02/19/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Fun Movie; Great Music

Whoopi Goldberg plays Deloris Van Cartier, a lounge singer in Reno whose boyfriend (Harvey Keitel), is involved in a mob. When Deloris witnesses him killing an associate, she bolts to the police to report the crime. Lt. Eddie Souther (played by Bill Nunn) decides to put Deloris in the Witness Protection Program, by having her hide out as a nun in the convent, until the time comes for her to testify against her boyfriend. There are many hilarious moments as Goldberg tries to adjust to her new settings and becomes Sister Mary Clarence. She meets up with strict Conservative Maggie Smith as the head nun who insists that if she must hide, she must also adopt their sacred ways also. The two clash as Sister Clarence breathes new life into the convent by taking over the chorus and really livenin...

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