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.
J.K. Simmons actually had his own musical background. His mother was a middle-school music teacher, and his father was director of the music department at the University of Montana, where J.K. himself earned a music degree.
Listen up, cocksuckers!
When the band plays "Whiplash" for the first time, the piano keys did not match up. They were ascending when they should have been descending.
$135,388 (USA) (10 October 2014)
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