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The American Mall (2008)

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A musical romantic comedy set at a mall and focused on the relationship between two young musicians and their respective personal and professional struggles.

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Shawn Ku

Writers:

Margaret Oberman (teleplay), Tomás Romero (story) (as Tomas Romero) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nina Dobrev ... Ally
Rob Mayes ... Joey
Autumn Reeser ... Madison Huxley
Yassmin Alers Yassmin Alers ... Erin
Al Sapienza ... Max
Brooke Lyons ... Dori
Bresha Webb ... Penny
Bianca Collins ... Mia
Blythe Auffarth ... Alexa
Rodney To ... Ben
Neil Haskell ... Drew
David Baum ... Stavros
Wade Allain-Marcus ... Rick
Josh Rouah Josh Rouah ... Pete the Security Guard
Nikola Clark ... Jordan
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A musical romantic comedy set at a mall and focused on the relationship between two young musicians and their respective personal and professional struggles.

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Taglines:

Love and Dreams Are Not for Sale


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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Mall See more »

Filming Locations:

Provo, Utah, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Nina Dobrev is now on The Vampire Diaries See more »

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References The Bullwinkle Show (1961) See more »

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Performed by Nina Dobrev and Rob Mayes
Written & Produced by David Lawrence & Faye Greenberg
AFMO Music (ASCAP)
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Very Cute and Fun Flic...
15 August 2008 | by angellwings06See all my reviews

I wasn't expecting too much from this movie, but I was pleasantly surprised. The characters were better than I thought and so were the songs. I only wish the janitors at my local mall were as cute as the janitors in this movie.

Before you watch this movie though you have to think about who's producing it and what audience it's targeted towards. Don't expect deep Golden Globe award winning stuff. It's fun and full of music. I will say the actors are a bit more believable than the actors in High School Musical (and that's saying a lot cause I really like High School Musical). There's a lot more silly comedy in this one too (which I really enjoy) and it's targeted toward a slightly older audience than HSM (more toward older high school students than middle school students).

All in all it's definitely worth a watch. Give it a chance. If you like it than good for you if you don't then you probably tried to take this movie too seriously...


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