Whiplash (2014)

R  |   |  Drama, Music


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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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  • Damien Chazelle at an event for Whiplash (2014)
  • J.K. Simmons in Whiplash (2014)
  • J.K. Simmons and Miles Teller at an event for Whiplash (2014)
  • J.K. Simmons at an event for Whiplash (2014)
  • Paul Reiser and Miles Teller in Whiplash (2014)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The director and writer of the film, Damien Chazelle, could not get funding for the movie, so he instead turned it into a short film and submitted it into the Sundance Film Festival in 2013. The short film ended up winning the Short Film Jury Award, and he got ... ...


Quotes

Terence Fletcher: Oh my dear God. Are you one of those single tear people? Do I look like a double fucking rainbow to you?


Goofs

In the first rehearsal of the junior band, the conductor's beat "one" is one beat too soon compared to the music we hear.

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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