• Duets (2000)


Release Date: September 15th, 2000

DVD Release Date: May 8th, 2001

R |1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary

A collection of disparate but equally damaged characters is traveling to Omaha, Neb. to perform in a karaoke competition with a grand prize of $5,000. They include con artist Ricky Dean (Huey Lewis), who finds his long-lost daughter, Liv (Gwyneth Paltrow), and brings her along for the ride, as well as a beleaguered salesman, Todd (Paul Giamatti). These and other people with more than their share of eccentricities invest their hopes and dreams in the competition.

Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow, Huey Lewis, Andre Braugher, Maria Bello, Paul Giamatti, Scott Speedman, Marian Seldes, Kiersten Warren

Director: Bruce Paltrow

Genres: Comedy drama , Musical comedy

Production Co: Seven Arts Pictures

Distributors: Hollywood Pictures

Keywords: Amusing, Underdog, Car, Transformation, Competition, Emotional, Daughter, 2000s, Charming, Love, Moving, Bar

Ratings & Reviews

  • 66
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    An intermittently irresistible entertainment.

  • 63
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Has little islands of humor and even perfection, floating in a sea of missed marks and murky intentions. show more

  • 50
    Mark CaroChicago Tribune

    The joys of singing give the movie a hook, but when Duets aims for lyricism, it's got a tin ear.

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