Whiplash (2014)

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A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.


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  • J.K. Simmons in Whiplash (2014)
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  • J.K. Simmons at Whiplash (2014)
  • Miles Teller in Whiplash (2014)
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Trivia

J.K. Simmons was up against Ethan Hawke (for Boyhood (2014)) at the Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. Hawke played his character on and off, occasionally, over the course of 12 years. Simmons played his for 19 days (not including the days playing the same character in... ...


Quotes

Terence Fletcher: Why do you suppose I just hurled a chair at your head, Nieman?
Andrew: I-I don't know.
Terence Fletcher: Sure, you do.
Andrew: The tempo?
Terence Fletcher: Were you rushing or were you dragging?
Andrew: I-I don't know.


Goofs

Several times Andrew is bleeding badly and his hands are covered in band-aids. The next day he is fine.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Drama | Music

Details

Release Date:

15 October 2014

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$3,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$135,388 (USA) (10 October 2014)

Gross:

$13,092,000 (USA) (27 March 2015)

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