Sister Act
Sister Act (1992)

A sleeper hit that received a lukewarm reception from critics but was a success with audiences, Sister Act (1992) was star Whoopi Golberg's first bona fide smash after her Oscar victory for Ghost (1990). Goldberg stars as Deloris Van… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 29, 1992
DVD Release Date: January 18, 2000
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Critic Score
74%
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User Score
65%

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Critic Score: 74% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Looking for a sweet musical comedy about a witness to a crime hiding out from killers in a convent? There's nun better than Sister Act.

Dolores Barclay
Associated Press

Sister Act is outrageous fun and delicious deviltry. The laughs keep coming but, best of all, there's much humanity at work. It's a movie that just, pardon me, makes you feel darn good.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The trailer has high energy and whammo punchlines. The movie is sort of low-key and contemplative and a little too thoughtful.

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Colette DeDonato
Common Sense Media

The musical numbers really make Sister Act.

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Jeff Menell
Hollywood Reporter

It's all pretty predictable, and if there was time you might get pissed off at the ridiculousness of it all. But things move at such a quickened pace, and the comedic timing of all involved is impressive enough to override the structural flaws.

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Mike Massie
Gone With The Twins

Whoopi is aware of the goofy premise, refusing to take her situation with any seriousness, even though the rest of the cast attempts a level of sincerity.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

Light and fluffy as it is, "Sister Act" still has plenty of laugh-out-loud moments and some warm fuzzies as well as some believable action, and that makes it a 7 out of 10 in my book. But the sequel? It's more like a 5.

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David Ansen
Newsweek

It's Whoopi and the girls who keep this confection tasty.

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Vanessa Letts
The Spectator

The film trundles along, full of holy-poky, mayhem and one-liners.

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Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com

Nothing like a heartwarming Disney comedy with a body count to raise spirits.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
Impressively funny.
Sanjaya 丘耀文
A little boring in the beginning, but when Sister Mary Clarence got moved into a Covent and been assigned to handle the choir, the story gets more and more… More
Bethany Murphy
I love these films!
Jennifer D
LOL funny and cute. I remember this being huge when I was a kid (4 when it came out) finally glad to see it though! Funny how they never actually said… More
Aj V
Why is this movie so popular? I've always wondered that. It seems like you can find it somewhere on TV at any time of the day. This movie isn't… More
erika bruhns
good comedy