Duets (film) Six strangers from all walks of life have one thing in common–a passion for karaoke. In this road-trip comedy, three pairs of people converge on the $5,000 Grand Prize Karaoke Contest in Omaha, Nebraska, searching to find something they don’t have in their lives. Released on September 15, 2000. A Hollywood Picture, in association with Seven Arts Pictures and Beacon Pictures. Directed by Bruce Paltrow. Stars Maria Bello (Suzi Loomis), André Braugher (Reggie Kane), Paul Giamatti (Todd Woods), Huey Lewis (Ricky Dean), Gwyneth Paltrow (Liv), Scott Speedman (Billy Hannon), Angie Dickinson (Blair). 112 min. Gwyneth Paltrow is the daughter of director Bruce Paltrow. Filmed in the Las Vegas area, and around Vancouver, British Columbia. Released on video in 2001.