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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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Ronny Jackson
Carol Alexander ...
Beth the Hostess
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Tulsa Bartender
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Ricky Dean
Amanda Kravat ...
Redhead
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Todd Woods
Ian Robison ...
Sales Guy
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Sales Guy
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Sales Guy
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Billy
Tom Bougers ...
Desk Sergeant
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Harriet Gahagan
Angie Phillips ...
Arlene
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Ralph Beckerman
Erika von Tagen ...
Julie (as Erika Von Tagen)
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Candy Woods
Laura Murdoch ...
Dead Showgirl
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Liv
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Blair
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Albuquerque Desk Clerk
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Sheila (as Keegan Tracy)
Ann Warn Pegg ...
Taffy
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Suzi Loomis
Ron Small ...
Old Homeless Man
Tony Marr ...
Japanese Business Man
Brian Jensen ...
Cincinnati Bartender
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Charlie
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Reggie Kane
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Shop Manager
Wyley Vlahovic ...
Desert Joint Man
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Desert Joint Woman (as Beverly Elliott)
Diane Brown ...
Desert Joint Hostess
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Texas Trooper #1
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Buddy
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Clark
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Karaoke Woman
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Kansas Motel Clerk
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Desk Manager
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K.C. Gas Station Attendant (as Mike 'Mitch' Mitchell)
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K.C. Hostess
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Omaha Clerk
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Omaha Karaoke Hostess
Marlaina Andre ...
Finale Singer
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Finale Singer
'Karaoke Karl' Detken ...
Finale Singer
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Finale Singer
Nicole Parker ...
Finale Singer (as Nicole Parker-Smith)
Erin Wright ...
Finale Singer
Anita Dutton ...
Tonia Kasper
Larry Dutton ...
Hobie Kasper
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Omaha Police Captain
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John
Susan Campbell ...
Airline Representative
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Karaoke singer (uncredited)
Mark Hoeppner ...
Desert Joint Bartender (uncredited)
Kolja Liquette ...
Hospital Orderly (uncredited)
Arnold McCuller ...
Reggie Kane (uncredited) (singingVoice)
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Bar Patron (uncredited)

Directed by

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Bruce Paltrow

Written by

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John Byrum ... (written by)

Produced by

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Katherine E. Beyda ... associate producer
John Byrum ... producer
Neil Canton ... executive producer
Kevin Jones ... producer
Tony Ludwig ... executive producer
Lee R. Mayes ... executive producer
Bruce Paltrow ... producer
Alan Riche ... executive producer

Music by

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David Newman

Cinematography by

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Paul Sarossy ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Gerald B. Greenberg ... (as Jerry Greenberg)

Editorial Department

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Glenn Cocco ... first assistant editor: electronic
Chris DeLaGuardia ... color timer (as Chris De LaGuardia)
Jeff Etcher ... first assistant editor: film, Los Angeles
David Hamme ... colorist
Laura Hudock ... post-production assistant
Mark Lemmon ... first assistant editor: film, British Columbia
Danny Miller ... first assistant editor: film, Los Angeles (as Dan Miller)
Lorie Olson ... second assistant editor: British Columbia (as Lorie Olsen)
Ron Stanik ... second assistant editor: LA

Casting By

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Kathy Driscoll ... (as Kathleen Driscoll-Mohler)
Francine Maisler

Production Design by

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Sharon Seymour

Art Direction by

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William Heslup

Set Decoration by

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Lesley Beale

Costume Design by

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Mary Claire Hannan

Makeup Department

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Ian C. Ballard ... key hair stylist (as Ian Ballard)
Tina Earnshaw ... key makeup artist
Joann Fowler ... key makeup artist (as Jo Ann Fowler)
Kay Georgiou ... key hair stylist
Stacey Butterworth ... wig maker (uncredited)

Production Management

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Katherine E. Beyda ... unit production manager
Kasandra Greene ... trainee production manager (as Kasandra Greene-Griebel)
Laura Tateishi ... production supervisor: Las Vegas (as Laura 'LT' Tateishi)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Jim Brebner ... first assistant director
Kevin Fair ... second assistant director (as Kevin G. Fair)
David Fudge ... second assistant director: Las Vegas
Jack Gill ... second unit director
Jeff Mosuk ... trainee assistant director
Darren Robson ... third assistant director
Joth Riggs ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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J.P. Bagshaw ... set dresser
Michael Baker ... swing: Las Vegas
Keith Burk ... leadman
Charlie Campbell ... lead carpenter
Vance Conway ... construction coordinator
Graham Coutts ... property master
Richard Dobbin ... lead carpenter
Andrew Emde ... art department assistant (as T. Andrew Emde)
Gillian Goodman ... assistant property master
Brentan Harron ... graphic designer
Glen Hierlihy ... scenic carpenter
Jeffrey Paul Johnson ... property master: Las Vegas
Robert W. Joseph ... leadman: Las Vegas (as Robert Joseph)
Herminio Kam ... paint coordinator
Alex Kameniczky ... draftsman
Patrick Kearns ... on-set dresser
Steve Martin ... scenic carpenter (as Steven D. Martin)
Bill McMahon ... set designer
Paula R. Montgomery ... set dresser
Audra Neil ... set dresser
Angela O'Sullivan ... painter (as Angela England)
D.N. Pettipas ... property assistant
Denise Pizzini ... set decorator: Las Vegas
Brian Price ... scenic carpenter
Al Rourke ... construction foreman (as Alan K. Rourke)
Steve Rowland ... set dresser (as Steve Roland)
Beatrix Schalk ... scenic artist
Thomas Scheitel ... scenic carpenter (as Tom Scheitel)
Ron Sowden ... assistant decorator
Mark Tompkins ... scenic painter
Anneke Van Oort ... art department coordinator
Bob Warner ... on-set painter: Las Vegas (as Robert Warner)
Greg Winter ... construction first aid (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Gregg Barbanell ... foley artist
Eric Batut ... production sound mixer
Jim Brookshire ... supervising adr editor
Tom E. Dahl ... re-recording mixer (as Tom Dahl)
Linda Folk ... adr editor
Steve Kohler ... dubbing recordist
Adam Kopald ... sound editor
John Kwiatkowski ... dialogue editor
Laura Macias ... foley artist
Donald J. Malouf ... supervising sound editor
Piero Mura ... sound editor
Geoffrey Patterson ... sound mixer: Las Vegas (as Geoffrey L. Patterson)
Michele Perrone ... adr editor
Karen Schell ... sound assistant
Greg Steele ... adr mixer
Mark Steinbeck ... boom operator: Las Vegas
Ann L. Thornberg ... assistant sound editor
Todd Toon ... supervising sound editor
Mark A. Tracy ... assistant sound editor
Elliot Tyson ... re-recording mixer
Kelly Zombor ... boom operator (as Kelly M. Zombor)
Stephen W. Potter ... stage engineer (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Skip Burrows ... special effects: Las Vegas
Adrian Fisher ... special effects assistant
Philip Edward Jones ... special effects assistant (as Phillip E. Jones)
Darren Marcoux ... special effects coordinator (as Darryn Marcoux)

Visual Effects by

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Ralph Maiers ... visual effects supervisor
Christopher Grandel ... digital compositor (uncredited)

Stunts

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Charles Andre ... stunt player (as Charles André)
James Bamford ... stunt player
Allan Baxter ... stunt player
Guy Bews ... stunt player
Yves Cameron ... stunt player
Lauro David Chartrand-DelValle ... stunt player (as Lauro Chartrand)
Dean Choe ... stunt player
Duane Dickinson ... stunt player
Jim Dunn ... stunt player
John Edward ... stunt player
Marny Eng ... stunt player
Tom Farr ... stunt player
Bill Ferguson ... stunt player
Jim Finkbeiner ... stunt player
Andy Gill ... stunt player
Jack Gill ... stunt coordinator: Las Vegas
Corry Glass ... stunt player
Jason Glass ... stunt player
Alex Green ... stunt player
Dave Hospes ... stunt player
Ernie Jackson ... stunt coordinator / stunt player
David Jacox ... stunt player
Ron James ... stunt player
George Josef ... stunt player
Michael Langlois ... stunt player
Gary Lauder ... stunt player
Brad Loree ... stunt player
J.J. Makaro ... stunt player
Cotton Mather ... stunt player
Mike Mitchell ... stunt player (as Mike 'Mitch' Mitchell)
Tony Morelli ... stunt player
Scott Nicholson ... stunt player
Todd W. Nobles ... stunt player
Alan Oliney ... stunt player
Fred Perron ... stunt player
Greg Schlosser ... stunt player
Bill Stewart ... stunt player
Melissa R. Stubbs ... stunt player
Danny Virtue ... stunt player
Aubrey Lee Culp ... stunts (uncredited)
Andy Gill ... driving stunts: car jump (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Dave Arnold ... camera operator: Wescam camera (as David Arnold)
Roger Bailey ... generator operator
Paul Bougie ... generator operator
Dillard Brinson ... key grip
Keith Brooks ... set wireman (as Keith Brookes)
Peter G. Capadouca ... gaffer
Ric Cross ... grip (as Richard C. Cross)
Garnet Durham ... 24 frame video operator
Noah Farrell ... grip
Bob Findlay ... Steadicam assistant
Gil Forrester ... dolly grip
Darryl Foulds ... best boy rigging grip
Tom Gregg ... second grip
Andy Guichon ... lighting technician
Rick F. Gunter ... director of photography: second unit
Stuart Haggerty ... best boy electric
Robert Hahn ... lighting technician
Jeff Hall ... rigging best boy
Frank Halpenny ... rigging gaffer (as G. Frank Halpenny)
Stan Harrison ... video assistant: Las Vegas
Kevin Haverty ... camera trainee
Tim Heller ... lighting technician
Dan Kneece ... steadicam operator: Las Vegas
Hans Kooij ... video assistant (as Hans Koij)
Jiri Kucera ... Steadicam assistant (as George Kucera)
Richard Lang ... grip
Michael Laws ... gaffer: Las Vegas
John Le Roy ... key rigging grip (as John Leroy)
Attila Luca ... assistant camera
Scott MacDonald ... first assistant camera: Las Vegas
Alan MacKinnon ... lighting technician (as Alan A. Mackinnon)
George Majoros ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Elliott Marks ... still photographer: Las Vegas (as Elliot Marks)
Nathaniel Massey ... Steadicam operator
Rob McEwan ... still photographer
Klaus Melchior ... video playback coordinator
Jeff Milewsky ... best boy key grip: Las Vegas
Bob Munoz ... key grip: Las Vegas
Brice Porter ... best boy electric: Las Vegas (as Brice D. Porter)
Tony Rudenko ... playback operator
John Sosenko ... camera operator: Las Vegas
Timothy Robin Spencer ... first assistant camera (as Timothy R. Spencer)
Jim van Dijk ... steadicam operator (as Jim Van Dijk)
Tim Walker ... first assistant camera: Las Vegas
Stewart Whelan ... second assistant camera (as Stewart A. Whelan)
Gregory White ... first assistant camera: aerial unit
Mark Willis ... camera operator: "a" camera
Keith Woods ... best boy electric (as Keith S. Woods)

Casting Department

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Stuart Aikins ... casting: Vancouver (as Stuart Aikens)
Andrea Brown ... extras casting director
Carl Butto ... extras casting: Las Vegas
Margee Butto ... extras casting: Las Vegas (as Margee)
Sean Cossey ... casting assistant: Vancouver
Kathryn Eisenstein ... casting associate: Los Angeles
Ray Favero ... casting: Las Vegas
Jina Johnson ... assistant extras casting
Jon Strotheide ... casting associate: Los Angeles

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Lola Bullion Chambers ... costume supervisor: Las Vegas (as Lola Chambers)
Janice Devries ... assistant costume designer
Nancy Duggan ... wardrobe assistant
Patricia Flynn ... assistant costume designer
Clare Le Floc'h ... truck costumer (as Claire La Foc'h)
Danise Lee ... costumer (as Denise Lee)
Debi Weldon ... lead costumer

Location Management

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Jeff Crandell ... location manager: Las Vegas
Janice Frome ... location manager
Elspeth Grafton ... trainee assistant location manager
Michael Sandknop ... key assistant location manager
Jay St. Louis ... assistant location manager

Music Department

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Scott Bourgeois ... karaoke computer playback operator
David Campbell ... arranger, orchestrator, conductor
Michael Colomby ... production music recordist
Sandy DeCrescent ... music contractor (as Sandy De Crescent)
Marty Frasu ... scoring sound designer
Daniel Gaber ... music editor
Rob Graham ... music playback operator
Daniel Hamuy ... orchestrator
Alexander Janko ... orchestrator
Carlton Kaller ... music editor (as Carl Kaller)
John Kurlander ... scoring mixer
Lesley Langs ... assistant music editor
Mitchell Leib ... executive in charge of soundtracks
Stephanie Lowry ... production music editor
Klaus Melchior ... karaoke playback operator
Jill Meyers ... music clearance
Krystyna Newman ... scoring consultant (as Krys Newman)
John Rodd ... orchestral scoring recordist
Maya Rudolph ... music supervisor
Richard Rudolph ... music supervisor
Steven L. Smith ... music preparation
Scott Steyns ... karaoke lyric designer

Transportation Department

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Gil Amaral ... driver
Greg Hamilton ... transportation captain
Buddy Hunter ... transportation captain: Las Vegas
Red Murphy ... transportation coordinator
Dusty Saunders ... transportation coordinator: Las Vegas

Other crew

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Mike Alberts ... production assistant: Las Vegas (as Michael Alberts)
Ryan Argente ... accounting clerk
Donna Armstrong ... medic: Las Vegas
Gregory Astop ... production assistant
Ildiko Barritt ... key craft service / key first aid
Ashley Bell ... production assistant
Andrea Boorman ... production coordinator
Rich Brown ... assistant accountant
Silver Butler ... key set production assistant
Christopher Cilluffo ... production secretary: Las Vegas (as Chris Cilluffo)
Jason Collier ... production assistant
Julia Cudihy ... assistant: Ms. Paltrow
Aubrey Lee Culp ... stand-in (as Lee Aubrey Culp)
Dawn Darfus ... production accountant: Los Angeles, re-shoots
Tami DeSchutter ... stand-in (as Tami Deschutter)
Kathryn Drew ... production accountant (as Kathryn M. Drew)
Ramiro Gomez ... production assistant: Las Vegas
Ken Hovgaard ... production assistant
Wendy Hyman ... accounting clerk (as Wendy J. Hyman)
Brenda Ilic ... second assistant coordinator
Rene Jansen ... assistant accountant
J. Larsen Jay ... assistant production coordinator
Karen R. Jones ... unit publicist
Julie Landau ... post-production accountant
Todd Lester ... security captain
Dan Mansfield ... office production assistant (as Daniel Mansfield)
Doug Moreno ... production accountant: Las Vegas
Sandra Murillo ... assistant: Mr. Jones and Mr. Mayes (as Sandra Kilgour)
Lisa Ragosin ... production coordinator
Tony Rudenko ... computer graphic artist
Nina Saxon ... title designer
Leslie Silvey ... production coordinator: Las Vegas (as Lesley Silvey)
Sol ... craft service: Las Vegas
Karen Tolson ... office production assistant (as Karin Tolson)
Ryf Van Rij ... stand-in (as Ryf Van Rif)
Gavin Wiesen ... assistant: Mr. Paltrow
Christine Wilson ... script supervisor
Julie Adams ... dialect coach (uncredited)
Tim Ballou ... script clearance administrator (uncredited)
K.L. Connie Wang ... assistant script clearance administrator (uncredited)

Thanks

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Gary Chandler ... the producers wish to thank
'Karaoke Karl' Detken ... the producers wish to thank
Jere Hausfater ... the producers wish to thank
John Link ... the producers wish to thank
Brian Smith ... the producers wish to thank: Orbit Travel

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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

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Taglines Six lost souls in search of a little harmony. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Duos d'un jour (France)
  • Traumpaare - Über Nacht zum Star (Germany)
  • Traumpaare: Duets (Germany)
  • A dúo (Spain)
  • Duets: Vem Cantar Comigo (Brazil)
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Runtime
  • 112 min
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Box Office

Budget $15,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $2,002,588, 17 Sep 2000

Did You Know?

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Trivia This was the only time Gwyneth Paltrow and her father Bruce Paltrow worked together on a filmed project. See more »
Goofs Right before Billy's (ex) girlfriend leaves the bar, Suzy's beer is almost full. She takes the beer with her when she moves to Billy's other side. She never takes a drink from the beer but it is empty when she leaves the bar. All of this takes place in about 2 minutes. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Conversations with Bruce Paltrow (2001). See more »
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Quotes Shop Manager: How'd you like to pay for that? Cash, check, credit card?
Suzi Loomis: Uh, well, we're a little short on money right now, sir, but I'll consider it an honor and a privilege to suck your dick.
[machinery whirs over last word]
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