Sister Act
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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 Cartier, a Reno lounge singer who accidentally witnesses a brutal murder carried out by her gangster boyfriend Vince (Harvey Keitel). Under the protection of a detective (Bill Nunn) who's trying to bring down Vince's criminal operation, Deloris is placed in protective custody at a San Francisco convent. Masquerading as a nun renamed Sister Mary… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 71%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"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."
‑ James Plath, Movie Metropolis
"Terribly unfunny musical-comedy with nails-on-blackboard performances"
‑ Brian Mckay, eFilmCritic.com
"Okay star vehicle for Whoopi"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Nothing like a heartwarming Disney comedy with a body count to raise spirits."
‑ Brian Orndorf, BrianOrndorf.com
"Pretty stupid."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
"A silly, harmless star vehicle for Whoopi Goldberg--sort of nuns on the run."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"About a lounge singer who finds a mission in life that transforms her."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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