Scenes from a Mall

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Scenes from a Mall
Scenes from a mall poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Paul Mazursky
Produced by Paul Mazursky
Written by Roger L. Simon
Paul Mazursky
Starring Bette Midler
Woody Allen
Music by Marc Shaiman
Cinematography Fred Murphy
Edited by Stuart H. Pappé
Distributed by Buena Vista Pictures
Release dates
February 22, 1991 (1991-02-22)
Running time
89 min.
Country United States
Language English
Budget $3 million
Box office $9,563,393 (USA)

Scenes from a Mall is a 1991 film directed by Paul Mazursky with a screenplay by Roger L. Simon and Mazursky, starring Bette Midler and Woody Allen in one of his few films where he only acted, and didn't also direct and/or produce. In the film, Allen's character, Nick, a sports lawyer, is married to psychotherapist and author Deborah, played by Midler. After years of a happy marriage, Nick reveals to her that he has had an affair. Deborah is shocked and requests a divorce, but later admits that she herself has been unfaithful. The film was shot at the Stamford Town Center in Stamford, Connecticut and the Beverly Center in Los Angeles, California.



The film received a mixed reception, and currently rates at 33% on Rotten Tomatoes. At the time of its release, film critics Siskel & Ebert gave the film "Two Thumbs Down".[1][2][3][4]

Box office[edit]

The film was not a box office success but did manage to bring back its budget.[5]


  1. ^ "Review/Film; A Marriage On and Off The Rocks". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  2. ^ "Scenes from a Mall". Chicago Sun Times. Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  3. ^ "MOVIE REVIEW : Down and Out in Beverly Center : A Slice of L.A.--Without the Bite". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  4. ^ "Scenes from a Mall". Variety. Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  5. ^ "THREE-DAY WEEKEND BOX OFFICE : A Replay of the Top Fhree". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2012-06-10. 

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