Sister Act (1992)

PG   |    |  Comedy, Crime, Family

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When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in.


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22 January 2000 | JennLynn
Great Movie
This is a great movie. It is light, interesting, funny, and - well, just great. The plot is not extremely predictable, though you can tell what could happen after a while. All the characters were entertaining. The night club scene with Mary Roberts, Mary Clarence, and Kathy Najimy's character was great... as was the scene where Delores becomes Mary Clarence and the nuns in church here her yell at Mother Superior because of the wardrobe.

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Emile Ardolino had previously directed Three Men and a Little Lady, the sequel to Three Men and a Baby, which was directed by Leonard Nimoy. His son, Adam Nimoy, directed the episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation that featured both Whoopi Goldberg and Isis Carmen Jones.


Nun: Who can name all the apostles? Yes, Delores?
Little Delores: John, Paul, George... and Ringo!
Nun: Delores Wilson, you are the most unruly, disobedient girl in this school! Now, I want you to march right up to that blackboard and write the names of all the apostles ...
Nun: ...


After Deloris witnesses the murder, she flees to the Reno PD and explains to the detective everything that Vince and his henchmen said to each other and to the victim right before the trigger was pulled, even describing the scene visually. However, when Deloris walked in on the murder, she actually opened the door a fraction of a second before the trigger was pulled, and had been talking to herself until the moment she turned the doorknob, so there is no way she could have heard or seen the preceding conversation that she reported to the police.

Crazy Credits

Newspaper and magazine clippings of the nun choir.

Alternate Versions

TBS broadcasts overdub a quick feedback-like squeal sound during the opening musical number to obscure an obscenity, when Whoopi Goldberg's character inserts the comment "You don't give a s--t" as the song "Heat Wave" ends.


Written by
Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, and O'Kelly Isley
Performed by Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, Andrea Robinson, Mary Wickes, Ellen Albertini Dow, Carmen Zapata, Pat Crawford Brown, Prudence Wright Holmes, Georgia Creighton, Susan Johnson, Ruth Kobart, Susan Browning, Darlene Koldenhoven, Sheri Izzard, Edith Diaz and Beth Fowler


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Comedy | Crime | Family | Music

Box Office


$31,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,894,587 31 May 1992

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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