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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

By Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Harmless, silly tale with vibrant music and dance.

Movie PG 1993 107 minutes
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age 10+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 10+
Only thing the rating posted is missing is the innuendo and actual conversations in class about sex.
age 11+

So much fun!

I am appalled to see how shockingly underrated this film is. It’s so well done and can combine comedy, action and sing and dance together into a wonderful 90s classic. It’s so much fun from beginning to end! Definitely would recommend.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7 ):
Kids say (3 ):

Foregoing the mobster-themed, witness-protection angle of the original comic Sister Act, this sequel is crime-free, villain-free and, unfortunately, comparatively comedy-free. The story moves along with the thinnest of plots (most complications are based on convenient eavesdropping or obvious misunderstanding). Trite characters find themselves in trite situations.

Whoopi Goldberg's energy and enjoyment, however, are contagious. And the wide variety of music, performed with zest and sparkle by the young performers, at least makes the movie watchable. (Lauryn Hill, before her breakout success with The Fugees and then as a solo artist, is the lead student-singer.)

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