R | | Drama, Music
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.
For the slapping scene, J.K. Simmons and Miles Teller filmed several takes with Simmons only miming the slap. For the final take, Simmons and Teller decided to film the scene with a real, genuine slap. This is the take that is in the film.
For the record, Metz wasn't out of tune. You were, Erickson, but he didn't know and that's bad enough.
When Andrew arrives late at the Dunellen Competition, you can see him putting on his jacket as he walks in the door. In the next shot, he's putting on his jacket again.
$135,388 (USA) (10 October 2014)
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