Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Synopsis: The sisters come back to Delores's show to get her back as Sister Mary Clarence to teach music to a group of students in their parochial school which is doomed for closure. One of the girls, who is the most talented of the bunch, is forbidden to sing by her mother, although the choir has made it to the state championship. A group of stereotypical incompetent monks tries to stop them.
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Director(s): Bill Duke
Production: Buena Vista
  1 win & 3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
107 min

And now. Ladies and gentlemen...

the Luxurious Stars

Desert Inn Hotel in Las Vegas...

is proud to present

the final performance...

of an exciting engagement.

the incomparable singing sensation...

Miss Deloris Van Cartier!

Hold on, hold on

Hold on, hold on

Started my life

in a worn, torn dress

- That somebody threw out

- Somebody threw out

I knew the way it felt

to always live in doubt

To be without

the simple things

So afraid my friends

would see the guilt in me

So I got a good job

in the city

Working for the man

every night and day

But I never lost

one minute of sleepin'

Worryin'about the way

that things might have been

I was a devil with

the blue dress, blue dress

- Blue dress

- I was a devil with the blue dress on

Oh, and I was a ho

Sugar pie, honey bun

- Sugar pie, honey bun

- You know that I love you

- Love you

- I can't help myself

I love you

and nobody else

- Wait

- Oh, yeah, wait a minute, Mr Postman

- Wait

- Wait, Mr Postman

- Mr Postman, look and see

- Oh, yeah

- If there's a letter in your bag for me

- Please, please

- Mr Postman

- I've been waiting

such a long, long time

Deliver the letter

The sooner the better

She wore an itsy-bitsy


Yellow polka-dot bikini

Stop in

the name of love

But my mama told me

you better shop around

So that's what I did.

ladies and gentlemen. I shopped.

I shopped and I shopped

and I shopped.

And I found myself

something special.

I got myself

a brand-new hustle.

Do the hustle

Do the hustle

Do the hustle

- Do the hustle

- Money, money, money, money


Money, money, money, money

- I was a bad girl

- Toot-toot, beep-beep

- Talkin'about a sad girl

- Toot-toot, freak out

Mr Big Stuff

Who do you think you are

Mr Big Stuff

You're never gonna

get my love

Whoa! See how

they treat me?

He got my cousin!

He got my coat!

And when I tried to get it back.

he whipped out this great big...


Shoot him

before he runs now

Do thejerk, baby

Do thejerk now

Hey! I had...

Nowhere to run to, baby

Nowhere to hide

I had

Nowhere to run to, baby

I didn't have nowhere

to hide until


- Hallelujah

- Magic!

Hallelujah, hallelujah


All right. Y'all. You know this song.

Let's sing it. All right?

Nothing you could say could

tear me away from my God

- From my God

- Shh. She's coming.

Nothin'you could do

'cause I'm stuck like glue

- To my God

- My God, my God

- Hello!

- Hey!

These are my friends.

Ladies. Sing this for me.

- We are

- Come up and join us.

Come on. Come on.

And hurry up. Ladies!

- Come on!

- There's not a man today

who can take me away...

- Hey!

- Come down.

- I love him, I love him

- Hey!

- I love him, I love him, whoo

- Pull it up. Please. Pull it up.

- I will follow Him

- Follow Him

- Look out!

- Oh. Jeez!

- Follow Him wherever He may go

- There isn't an ocean too deep

- Too deep

- A mountain so high it can keep

- Keep

Keep me away

Away from His love

What the hell are you doing?

We are family

Go. Go. Go. Go.

go. Go. Go!

I got all my sisters

with me

We are family

Get up, everybody

and sing, swing

We are family

I got all my sisters

with me

- We are family

- Family

- Get up, everybody, get up, everybody

- Get up!

- Well, get up

- Get up, everybody, and sing

Thank you!

Thank you!

- Deloris. You were fantastic.

- Thank you. Thank you.

- Deloris. Excellent.

- Oh. My!

Nice outfit. I'm glad

I didn't wear mine.

I gotta tell you. Sisters.

that that last bit was great.

Just great. I'm a very big fan

of yours. I got your album.

- If you...

- This is my manager. This is Joey.

- What do you want?

- Now. Hold it. Are you

currently represented?

- They're nuns. Joey.

God represents them. Come on.

- Now. L...

God is good. But can He get you your own

dressing room? This l... You were great.

Oh. Thanks. I love to sing.

She taught me.

I am so glad to see you guys.

I can't believe it.

- What are you doing here?

- Well. We're... came to see you.

- Are you gonna stay a long time?

- We have to be back on the road tonight.

- Now. Listen. We don't

have any time to chat.

- Well. Maybe a little chat.

We do have to get back. Though.

We're teachers now. It's a school night.


And really it's all because of you.

I mean. You inspired us to...

to go out into the community and.

and do some good in the hood.

Oh. My.

- Wow!

- Can I get you guys

something? Sit down.

- No. Mighty 91.

- No.

Can they even hear you in the back

of the room when you're teachin'?

Oh. I'm getting better at it.

Oh. We're teaching...

at St Francis Academy

in San Francisco.

I went to that school.

Oh! It was... Oh! Ooh!

They need good teachers.

trust me.

Well. We're having

a barrel of laughs.

- Although the kids sometimes

get a little unruly.

- Just a little.

Actually. They're

out of control.

It was so bad last week

Sister Mary Patrick frowned twice.

Ooh. Goodness!

- Oh. Now let's get down to business.

- Oh. Excuse me.

- Any matters of business

have to go through me. See...

- No. Excuse me. Excuse me.

- These are my friends.

I'm talking to them.

- L-l-I would like...

- I'm talking to my friends.

- Well. I just want to talk about the...

- I'm talking to my friends now.

- I am your manager.

- Forgive us. Excuse me.

- Go ahead. No.

Thank you. Now. Come on. You guys.

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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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