In 1992, Sister Act sang its way into cinemas. The musical comedy, about a Las Vegas singer who witnesses a murder and goes into hiding at a convent, was a huge hit with audiences and became one of the most successful comedies of the 1990s.

But how many Sister Act movies are there?

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The Sister Act films in order

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To date, there are two Sister Act movies. The Sister Act movies – which were produced between 1992 and 1993 – include:

  • Sister Act (1992)
  • Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)

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Are all of the Sister Act movies part of the same series?

Sister Act and Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit are part of the same series, with events told in chronological order.

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Who are the cast of the Sister Act films?

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The core cast of the Sister Act films are mostly consistent across the two movies. Notable actors in the Sister Act series include Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Mary Wickes, Kathy Najimy, Wendy Makkena, Harvey Keitel, Bill Nunn, Barnard Hughes, James Coburn, Michael Jeter, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Lauryn Hill.

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Is the Sister Act series the work of the same director?

The Sister Act films are the work of two directors. Emile Ardolino directed Sister Act, while Bill Duke directed Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit.

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What is the best Sister Act film?

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Sister Act is generally considered to be the strongest film in the collection, but Sister Act 2 has a strong following among fans. According to IMDb the Sister Act films are ranked as follows:

  • Sister Act (1992) – 6.4/10
  • Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993) – 5.6/10

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