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Outdoor San Francisco Movie Series: Sister Act (1992) | The Cannery

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Sunday, August 22, 2010 - 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE

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Whoopi Goldberg plays a Reno lounge singer who hides out as a nun in San Francisco when her villainous boyfriend (Harvey Keitel) goes gunning for her.

For the third year, come and watch free movies that Mayor Newsom has personally selected as his favorite films made in and/or about San Francisco. Movies will be screened every Sunday evening from August 1 thru 29 at The Cannery’s outdoor courtyard. Open seating begins at 7:30 p.m. and show-time is 8 p.m. We’re not sure if Newsom actually appears at this event, so come for the movie, not for the hair.

2010 Films and Schedule:

Sunday, August 1, Pacific Heights
Ever a had neighbor from hell? Pump up your paranoia with this outlandish if mildly enjoyable thriller starring Melanie Griffith and Matthew Modine as San Francisco yuppies-cum-landlords who rent out an apartment in their Pacific Heights house to mild-mannered Michael Keaton in order to make the mortgage payment. What seems like a happy arrangement all around turns very very very bad

Sunday, August 8, Joy Luck Club
The 1993 film adaptation of Amy Tan’s bestselling novel is both a delight and a moving experience, an anthology of stories wrapped in one Chinese-American woman’s journey to understand her roots.

Sunday, August 15, 48 Hours
Eddie Murphy made an auspicious film debut alongside veteran Nick Nolte’s consummate performance as a worn cop. Murphy plays a convict on a two-day furlough from prison to help capture his former partner in this funny and action packed buddy cop film

Sunday, August 22, Sister Act
Whoopi Goldberg plays a Reno lounge singer who hides out as a nun when her villainous boyfriend (Harvey Keitel) goes gunning for her.

Sunday, August 29, Nine Months
This film represents Hugh Grant’s first big bid at Hollywood stardom, on the heels of the success of Four Weddings and a Funeral. But he stumbled twice: first with this mundane comedy, then by being arrested after soliciting a prostitute near downtown Hollywood, the week before the film opened.

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