Sister Act script
Sister Act (1992)
Synopsis: Sister Act is a 1992 American comedy film directed by Emile Ardolino and written by Joseph Howard. Featuring musical arrangements by Marc Shaiman, the film stars Whoopi Goldberg as a Reno lounge singer who has been put under protective custody in a San Francisco convent of Poor Clares and has to pretend to be a nun when a mob boss puts her on his hit list. Also in the cast are Maggie Smith, Kathy Najimy, Wendy Makkena, Mary Wickes, and Harvey Keitel.


(not buying it)

Today was the deadline, Vince.

Vince sits on the bed. He takes Christy's hand, and

kisses it.


I want us to be together. Like people.

Honest, decent people. In the eyes of

God. Babe, today... I went to



You did what?

Page 4.


For the first time in I don't know how

long. I wanted everything done right.

Open and above board. I told Father

Antonelli I was in love. I told him it

was a special love, for all the ages.


(starting to fall for


You said that? And what did he say?

Did he say you could leave her? Did he

say we'd be happy?


(looking deep into her


He said that if I got a divorce I'd burn

in Hell. For all eternity.

Vince kisses Christy's hands again and drops turns away

and starts putting on his shoes.





You want me to go against a priest? Get

excommunicated? You think I'm nuts?


You bastard!

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Paul Rudnick

Paul M. Rudnick (born December 29, 1957) is an American playwright, novelist, screenwriter and essayist. His plays have been produced both on and off Broadway and around the world, and Ben Brantley, when reviewing Rudnick’s The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told in The New York Times, wrote that, “Line by line, Mr. Rudnick may be the funniest writer for the stage in the United States today. more…

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