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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.

Director:

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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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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Trivia

Nina Dobrev is now on The Vampire Diaries See more »

Connections

References The Bullwinkle Show (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

A Little Bit of Heart Somewhere
Written by Sirsa Shekim & Noah Clark
Produced by David Lawrence
Performed by Nina Dobrev, Bresha Webb, Bianca Collins and Rodney To
Shekim Music Publishing (ASCAP)
Hooked On Chronics Music (BMI)
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cute =)
12 August 2008 | by jasmbartSee all my reviews

I actually enjoyed the movie... it was definitely geared more towards an older age group, even though majority or the actors are probably the same ages as the High School Musical cast, in some cases they are actually younger. From what I've read... the singing voice of the main character "Ally" is not in fact Nina Dobrev, but a singer by the name of Keely Hawkes Pressly her myspace is as follows... www.myspace.com/keelypressly I thought her voice was cute, had range and was probably perfect for the sound they wanted... she was definitely better than some of the younger startlet singers whose voices are so high that only dogs can hear them. LOL. But I will definitely be buying the soundtrack, the songs are very catchy, and I wouldn't mind re-watching the movie or listening to the songs.


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