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Duets (2000)

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A professional karaoke hustler reconnects with his daughter and a bored suburban businessman turns outlaw karaoke singer, among other plotlines.

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Storyline

Duets is a road-trip comedy which revolves around the little known world of karaoke and the whimsical characters who inhabit it. There's the struggling singer who dreams of making it to the big time, a frustrated salesman who ends up on an unexpected road trip, the dysfunctional family performers which includes a con-artist and his long lost daughter, and an escaped convict with the voice of an angel. All roads lead to Omaha, site of a national karaoke competition where this motley group of singers and stars come together for a blow-out sing-off. Written by <N2XFYLS@aol.com>

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karaoke | singer | convict | salesman | nudity | See more »

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Six lost souls in search of a little harmony. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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24 November 2000 (Italy)  »

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A dúo  »

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£92,746 (UK) (17 November 2000)

Gross:

ESP 12,657,983 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Trivia

'Maya Rudolph' and Maria Bello's first time acting together. They later appeared together in Grown Ups (2010), too. See more »

Goofs

When Liv is confronting Ricky in his hotel room, standing outside his bathroom door, the camera shows Liv from behind with only a small strand of hair down her back. In a subsequent cut to this angle, there is a large chunk of hair flowing down her back. See more »

Quotes

Todd Woods: I'm just a little tired of the American dream.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Val Kilmer/U2 (2000) See more »

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Lonely Teardrops
Written by Berry Gordy, Gwen Gordy Fuqua and Tyran Carlo
Produced by Larry Klein
Performed by Huey Lewis
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I just wanted to sing
25 August 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film is for all them people who can sing who are too shy to get up on that karaoke. Its just great, this movie follows 6 very different characters who are desperately trying to find something meaningful in their life. Paul Giamatti works his typically excellent midlife crisis routine once more to bring some raw emotion to this well acted and superbly sung movie.

Through this karaoke medium these six persons lives intertwine to essentially meet at the microphone for a cash prize.The film is very character based rather than plot,and why not when you can get great performances out your actors.I was expecting the singing performances to be OK,but they were so much more,they sizzled and wowed.

My advice,rent this movie and get on that karaoke "YEAH"


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