Sister Act

Trivia: In the last scene, when the choir sings at the church, the Blues Brothers can be seen on the background in exactly the same position as the church number in the Blues Brothers film.

Trivia: Bette Midler was originally set to play the part of Deloris actually played by Whoopi Goldberg. The reason they wanted Bette was because of her singing voice and the need for Deloris to be able to sing.

Heather Singh

Trivia: "Sister Act" is credited as being written by "Joseph Howard." He wasn't a real person. It was a pseudonym Paul Rudnick made up for the film since his script had been re-written so many times by so many different writers that it didn't resemble what he originally wrote. He settled on the name when "R. Chasuble" and "Goofy" were rejected as possible names.

Bishop73

Continuity mistake: When Whoopi first takes over the choir, she asks the sisters to stand according to their singing voices. She asks where the sopranos are, and several women on opposite corners of the grouping raise their hands. She asks them to all move over to the left group, but only one of the two women on the right side actually does so.

DavidK93
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Reverend Mother: Girl groups? Boogie-Woogie on the piano? What were you thinking?
Dolores: I was thinking more like Vegas, you know? Get some butts in the seats.

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Question: When the nuns perform for the pope at the end of the film, the pope is seated in the balcony. I was wondering if this would actually happen in real life. Wouldn't the pope be down at the front of the church to celebrate the Mass? I suppose he could have gone up to the balcony just for the singing but that doesn't make much sense.

Answer: The Pope wasn't celebrating the Mass. He was just a guest.

Myridon

Answer: The event wasn't a Mass, it was a concert that the Pope requested. So neither he nor anyone else is there to worship; they're just there to hear the nuns sing.

ksc
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