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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


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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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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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Nina Dobrev doesn't actually sing in this movie. See more »

Connections

References Hello Kitty and Friends (1991) 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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A clone of Camp Rock, High School Musical and probably others.
11 August 2008 | by creoleSee all my reviews

I just finished watching this show. I agree to a large degree with the review that was posted on here. This show could have been a lot better with more originality. I have read that the main female singer's voice may have been dubbed. This movie was more set up to sell the commercials than to present a musical like "High School Musical," and actually "Camp Rock" were. It borrowed from these sources as well as a host of others I cannot think of at the moment.

Frankly I liked some of the songs but Mtv cut off some of the numbers to go to commercials before the ending of the song was actually shown. The last number was definitely borrowed from "Camp Rock." When "High School Musical" came out, I thought it was a good idea and I am sure teenagers could relate. Now we are seeing so many clones or attempts to clone this show, that is getting out of hand.

I am sure the "Camp Rock" and "High School Musical" fans will probably watch this or tape it and may even buy the DVD.

I wish they could rely on better material.

Again, this is one person's opinion.


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