Overall Rank: 5950
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 205
Theatrical Release Date: 05/29/1992
Genre: Comedy, Crime
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Emile Ardolino
Actors: Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Kathy Najimy, Wendy Makkena, Harvey Keitel, Bill Nunn
Plot: 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 - wrote on 09/28/2015
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.
Yojimbo - wrote on 10/29/2012
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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MovieAddict - wrote on 02/19/2012
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 …
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