A tremendous commercial success, Touchstone's SISTER ACT is yet another Disney comedy that keeps threatening to get genuinely interesting, only to veer back into by-the-numbers banality. The main plot is triggered when Reno lounge singer Deloris (Whoopi Goldberg) walks in on her lover,
thug Vince LaRocca (Harvey Keitel), killing an informer. Deciding her life expectancy would be severely limited otherwise, Deloris takes an offer from a cop, Eddie Souther (Bill Nunn), to go temporarily undercover until she can testify against LaRocca. Her new identity? A nun in a San Francisco
convent presided over by a stern Mother Superior (Maggie Smith), the only person in the pl...