Sister Act 2: back in the Habit (1993) Movie Review

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit – Movie Review

Sister Act 2

Director: Bill Duke

Writer: James Orr, Jim Cruickshank, Judi Ann Mason (Screenplay)


  • Whoopi Goldberg (Ghost)
  • Kathy Najimy (Rat Race)
  • Maggie Smith (A Boy Called Christmas)
  • Barnard Hughes (The Lost Boys)
  • James Coburn (The Great Escape)

Plot: 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.

Runtime: 1 Hour 47 Minutes

There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Story: Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit starts as Deloris (Goldberg) has returned to the big stage, on the verge of greatness. Mother Superior (Smith) and the other nuns turn to Deloris for help, they need her style to help a music class at the school.

Deloris must use her skills to help get through to the street-smart students who see the class as an easy pass. Despite, knowing the school is closing soon, Deloris looks to help the students, who have their own problems in life.

Verdict on Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit is a comedy sequel. That sees Deloris needing to come back to the convent to motivate a new group of people. This time, she helps a group of students find their voices to show them, they could have a future if they put their minds to it.

The movie brings the magic of Whoopi Goldberg’s performance back again. Showing us how her character can motivate people to change and find the best part of themselves. While the movie does lose the crime side of everything, it makes up for it in with the continuing feel-good feeling about what we experience.

Final ThoughtsSister Act 2: Back in the Habit is an enjoyable sequel continuing the feel-good feeling throughout.

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