How has it been 25 years since we first saw this movie on the big screen? And now the gang is back together on the ABC show, "The View." Whoopi Goldberg, who is one of the hosts of the hit show, reunites with her old cast mates for an epic performance.
"Sister Act debuted [in] 1992, as an American musical comedy film directed by Emile Ardolino and written by Joseph Howard. Featuring musical arrangements by Marc Shaiman, the film stars Whoopi Goldberg as a Reno lounge singer who has been put under protective custody. She winds up in a San Francisco convent...and has to pretend to be a nun when a mob boss puts her on his hit list," according to Wikipedia.
Sister Act was one of the most financially successful comedies of the early 1990s, grossing $231 million worldwide, the film was rated #83 on Bravo's “The 100 Funniest Movies” list.
Whoopi Goldberg, who played leading lady Deloris Van Cartier, takes the stage with co-stars to recreate the film's memorable musical finale and performs "I Will Follow Him" for millions to watch. Wow! Does this ever take us back in time! Via tape message, 82-year-old Maggie Smith, who played Mother Superior, weighs in, "I can't believe this is happening, and that it was 25 years ago," she says, "I feel I must be the oldest nun left."
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