History Film / SisterAct

2nd Aug '17 12:04:18 AM PaulA
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* BreakingTheFourthWall: Vegas? And of course the camera mob during the closing credits....

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* BreakingTheFourthWall: Vegas? BanisterSlide: Deloris at one point.
* BreakingTheFourthWall:
** The two teenagers who overhear the nuns mentioning that "Sister Mary Clarence" has a past in Vegas give the camera synchronized confused looks. "Vegas?"
**
And of course the camera mob during the closing credits....



* SocietyMarchesOn: Historically, non-Catholic families have sent their children to Catholic schools in order to ensure that they get a better education than they would in public schools. Today, charter schools have largely filled that niche at no tuition cost.\\
As such, the events of this movie are far less likely to happen in an inner-city setting today.

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* SocietyMarchesOn: Historically, non-Catholic families have sent their children to Catholic schools in order to ensure that they get a better education than they would in public schools. Today, charter schools have largely filled that niche at no tuition cost.\\
As such, the events of this movie are far less likely to happen in an inner-city setting today.
1st Aug '17 11:37:14 PM PaulA
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* InsistentTerminology: Deloris is ''not'' a UsefulNotes/LasVegas show girl. She is a ''headliner!''
1st Aug '17 11:32:04 PM PaulA
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->'''''Reverend Mother:''' Girl groups? Boogie woogie on the piano? What were you thinking?''\\
'''''Sister Mary Clarence:''' I was thinking more like Vegas, you know? Get some butts in the seats.''

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->'''''Reverend Mother:''' Girl groups? Boogie woogie on the piano? What were you thinking?''\\
'''''Sister
thinking?\\
'''Sister
Mary Clarence:''' I was thinking more like Vegas, you know? Get some butts in the seats.''



* [[ActionFilmQuietDramaScene Comedy Film, Quiet Drama Scene]]: While a number of the character-driven scenes in the convent as Deloris gets to know the nuns could count as this, the best example is when she first meets Mary Robert.



* [[FishOutOfWater Showgirl Out of Water]]: Deloris at first in the convent.

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* [[FishOutOfWater Showgirl Out of Water]]: FishOutOfWater: Deloris at first in the convent.



* [[VivaLasVegas Viva Reno]]: Where part of the first movie was set. Reverend Mother isn't too impressed.

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* [[VivaLasVegas Viva Reno]]: Where part VivaLasVegas: The beginning and end of the first movie was set.are set in Reno, which is close enough. Reverend Mother isn't too impressed.



* [[FantasyForbiddingFather Fantasy-Forbidding Mother]]: Rita's mother is determined to squash her dreams of becoming a singer. She won't even allow her to join the school choir as an extra curricular because she thinks she should be spending all her time studying to get into a good college.

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* [[FantasyForbiddingFather Fantasy-Forbidding Mother]]: FantasyForbiddingFather: Distaff example. Rita's mother is determined to squash her dreams of becoming a singer. She won't even allow her to join the school choir as an extra curricular because she thinks she should be spending all her time studying to get into a good college.
1st Aug '17 11:28:09 PM PaulA
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->'''''Reverend Mother:''' Girl groups? Boogie woogie on the piano? What were you thinking?''
->'''''Sister Mary Clarence:''' I was thinking more like Vegas, you know? Get some butts in the seats.''

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->'''''Reverend Mother:''' Girl groups? Boogie woogie on the piano? What were you thinking?''
->'''''Sister
thinking?''\\
'''''Sister
Mary Clarence:''' I was thinking more like Vegas, you know? Get some butts in the seats.''



* BetterThanSex: After two of the singing nuns refer to singing as being better than more innocent things such as "springtime" and "ice cream," the "heathen" FishOutOfWater Dolores proclaims that singing is "[[TheTriple better than sex]]," adding that it's [[OrSoIHeard what she has heard]] after a comedic {{Beat}}.

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* BetterThanSex: After two of the singing nuns refer to singing as being better than more innocent things such as "springtime" and "ice cream," the "heathen" FishOutOfWater Dolores Deloris proclaims that singing is "[[TheTriple better than sex]]," adding that it's [[OrSoIHeard what she has heard]] after a comedic {{Beat}}.



--->'''Sister Mary Patrick''': "Am I? All right, I am, I can't help it. I've always been upbeat, optimistic, perky. My mother always said, 'that girl is pure sunshine. She'll grow up to either be a nun or a stewardess'. Coffee?"

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--->'''Sister -->'''Sister Mary Patrick''': "Am Patrick:''' Am I? All right, I am, I can't help it. I've always been upbeat, optimistic, perky. My mother always said, 'that girl is pure sunshine. She'll grow up to either be a nun or a stewardess'. Coffee?"Coffee?



* CallBack: Reverend Mother does not approve of the nuns leaving the convent at night, following Deloris into the bar across the streets, because people don't respect religious figures much in their neighbourhood. "These robes no longer protect our sisters. The walls ''do''." Later, Deloris is abducted by Vince's thugs, Willy and Joey. They bring her back to the Moonlight Lounge and Vince orders them to shoot her - but they refuse, because "We can't waste a ''nun''."

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* CallBack: Reverend Mother does not approve of the nuns leaving the convent at night, following Deloris into the bar across the streets, because people don't respect religious figures much in their neighbourhood. "These robes no longer protect our sisters. The walls ''do''." Later, Deloris is abducted by Vince's thugs, Willy and Joey. They bring her back to the Moonlight Lounge and Vince orders them to shoot her - -- but they refuse, because "We can't waste a ''nun''."



* CoolOldLady: Sister Alma may be old and deaf, but she sure can tickle that ivory.

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* CoolOldLady: CoolOldLady:
**
Sister Alma may be old and deaf, but she sure can tickle that ivory.



--->''' Reverend Mother:''' I guarantee you she is no broad! She is Sister Mary Clarence of St. Katherine's Convent. She's a model of generosity, virtue, and love! You have my word for it, gentlemen, she is a nun!\\
'''Willy:''' (to Vince) Ya hear that? Now, aren't you glad we didn't shoot her?

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--->''' -->''' Reverend Mother:''' I guarantee you she is no broad! She is Sister Mary Clarence of St. Katherine's Convent. She's a model of generosity, virtue, and love! You have my word for it, gentlemen, she is a nun!\\
'''Willy:''' (to Vince) ''[to Vince]'' Ya hear that? Now, aren't you glad we didn't shoot her? her?



-->'''Choleric:''' [[SassyBlackWoman Deloris/Sister Mary Clarence]]\\
'''Sanguine:''' [[GenkiGirl Sister Mary Patrick]]\\
'''Melancholic:''' [[CoolOldLady Sister Mary Lazarus]]\\
'''Phlegmatic:''' [[ShrinkingViolet Sister Mary Robert]]

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-->'''Choleric:''' ** '''Choleric:''' [[SassyBlackWoman Deloris/Sister Mary Clarence]]\\
Clarence]]
**
'''Sanguine:''' [[GenkiGirl Sister Mary Patrick]]\\
Patrick]]
**
'''Melancholic:''' [[CoolOldLady Sister Mary Lazarus]]\\
Lazarus]]
**
'''Phlegmatic:''' [[ShrinkingViolet Sister Mary Robert]]



--> "I'm gonna kill her! I'm gonna kill her myself!"

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--> "I'm -->'''Lt. Souther:''' I'm gonna kill her! I'm gonna kill her myself!"myself!



--->'''Sister Mary Lazarus:''' This is a sin, it's a wicked indulgence. [beat] Didn't they have any butter pecan?

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--->'''Sister -->'''Sister Mary Lazarus:''' This is a sin, it's a wicked indulgence. [beat] ''[beat]'' Didn't they have any butter pecan? pecan?



-->'''Dolores''': I got two words for you, Vince.\\
'''Sister Mary Robert''': *gasp* Mary Clarence!\\
'''Dolores''': ...[[PrecisionFStrike Bless you.]]

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-->'''Dolores''': -->'''Deloris:''' I got two words for you, Vince.\\
'''Sister Mary Robert''': *gasp* Robert:''' ''[gasps]'' Mary Clarence!\\
'''Dolores''': ...'''Deloris:''' ...[[PrecisionFStrike Bless you.]]



* ShoutOut: Look close at the back of the church in the final song of the first movie and you'll see the BluesBrothers in a rather familiar stance....

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* ShoutOut: Look close at the back of the church in the final song of the first movie and you'll see the BluesBrothers Film/TheBluesBrothers in a rather familiar stance....



-->'''Deloris''': Let's get one thing straight... I am not, nor have I ever been, a Las Vegas showgirl. I am a headliner!

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-->'''Deloris''': -->'''Deloris:''' Let's get one thing straight... I am not, nor have I ever been, a Las Vegas showgirl. I am a headliner!



* AdaptationNameChange: Delores' real name is Doris Wilson with Deloris Van Cartier being a stage name. Her gangster ex-boyfriend Vince has been renamed Curtis.

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* AdaptationNameChange: Delores' Deloris' real name is Doris Wilson with Deloris Van Cartier being a stage name. Her gangster ex-boyfriend Vince has been renamed Curtis.



* DoNotCallMePaul: Dolores hates Eddie calling her Doris.
* EveryoneWentToSchoolTogether: Delores and Lt. Eddie Souther were in the same class.

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* DoNotCallMePaul: Dolores Deloris hates Eddie calling her Doris.
* EveryoneWentToSchoolTogether: Delores Deloris and Lt. Eddie Souther were in the same class.



* SummonEverymanHero: The play starts with Mother Superior praying to God to save the convent. We then get a GilliganCut to Delores performing on stage in a nightclub.
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Philly cheese steaks for Dolores.

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* SummonEverymanHero: The play starts with Mother Superior praying to God to save the convent. We then get a GilliganCut to Delores Deloris performing on stage in a nightclub.
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Philly cheese steaks for Dolores.
Deloris.
1st Aug '17 11:17:07 PM PaulA
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* KitchenChase: After Deloris witnesses the murder, her getaway takes her through the casino's kitchen.
24th Jun '17 6:33:50 PM tyrekecorrea
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* IllKillYou: When Lt. Souther sees Deloris Van Cartier (AKA: "Sister Mary Clarence") on TV:

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* IllKillYou: When Lt. Souther sees Deloris Van Cartier (AKA: "Sister Mary Clarence") on TV:TV, he's upset that Deloris is making no real attempt at hiding.
24th Jun '17 6:27:04 PM tyrekecorrea
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* HeroicSacrifice: Reverend Mother ''lied'' to the thiefs when saying that "Mary Clarence" is indeed a nun, when she is not. Remember, Reverend Mother is a nun (and a highly conservative one to boot), saying lies is a big deal for them. But, if she didn't, they would have killed Deloris, which justified it.

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* HeroicSacrifice: Reverend Mother ''lied'' to the thiefs thieves when saying that "Mary Clarence" is indeed a nun, when she is not. Remember, Reverend Mother is a nun (and a highly conservative one to boot), saying lies is a big deal for them. But, if she didn't, they would have killed Deloris, which justified it.
30th May '17 10:11:18 PM nombretomado
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[[caption-width-right:350:WhoopiGoldberg as a nun... This is ''absolutely'' going to be awesome.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:WhoopiGoldberg [[caption-width-right:350:Creator/WhoopiGoldberg as a nun... This is ''absolutely'' going to be awesome.]]



Two films that star WhoopiGoldberg as Deloris Van Cartier, a Reno lounge singer who pretends to be a nun and introduces excitement into the formerly-solemn local church music.

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Two films that star WhoopiGoldberg Creator/WhoopiGoldberg as Deloris Van Cartier, a Reno lounge singer who pretends to be a nun and introduces excitement into the formerly-solemn local church music.
15th May '17 6:09:36 AM GrigorII
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* HeroicSacrifice: Reverend Mother ''lied'' to the thiefs when saying that "Mary Clarence" is indeed a nun, when she is not. Remember, Reverend Mother is a nun (and a highly conservative one to boot), saying lies is a big deal for them. But, if she didn't, they would have killed Deloris, which justified it.
13th May '17 7:08:15 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* [[ActionFilmQuietDramaScene Comedy Film, Quiet Drama Scene]]: While a number of the character-driven scenes in the convent as Deloris gets to know the nuns could count as this, the best example is when she first meets Mary Robert.



* [[ActionFilmQuietDramaScene Comedy Film, Quiet Drama Scene]]: While a number of the character-driven scenes in the convent as Deloris gets to know the nuns could count as this, the best example is when she first meets Mary Robert.
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