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Written and directed by Damien Chazelle based on his experiences in the Princeton High School Studio Band.
A first-year music student (Miles Teller) wins a seat behind the drums in a jazz band led by a teacher (J.K. Simmons) who uses fear and intimidation to push his students to perfection.
Initial release: January 16, 2014
Running time: 107 minutes
At the 87th Academy Awards, Whiplash won Best Film Editing, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Supporting Actor for Simmons, and was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture.
J. K. Simmons (Terence Fletcher)
Miles Teller (Andrew)
Melissa Benoist (Nicole)
Kavita Patil (Sophie)
Austin Stowell (Ryan)