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Whiplash (2014)

R
106 min | 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.
Composer
Justin Hurwitz (score by)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Production Designer
Melanie Jones (as Melanie Paizis-Jones)
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Budget
$ 3,300,000
Opening Wknd
$ 135,388
Gross (USA)
$ 13,092,000
Gross (World)
$ 48,982,041
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Release date
Jan 16, 2014 (United States)

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53 cast members
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Fletcher Fletcher   See fewer
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Nate Lang
Carl Tanner Carl Tanner   See fewer
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Chris Mulkey
Uncle Frank Uncle Frank   See fewer
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Damon Gupton
Mr. Kramer Mr. Kramer   See fewer
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Suanne Spoke
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Max Kasch
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Charlie Ian
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Kavita Patil
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Tarik Lowe
Pianist (Studio Band) Pianist (Studio Band)   See fewer
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Tyler Kimball
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Rogelio Douglas Jr.
Trumpeter #1 (Studio Band) Trumpeter #1 (Studio Band)   See fewer
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Adrian Burks
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Calvin C. Winbush
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Joseph Bruno
Technician (Overbrook) - Mike Technician (Overbrook) - Mike   See fewer
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Michael D. Cohen
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Janet Hoskins
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April Grace
Rachel Bornholdt Rachel Bornholdt   See fewer
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Clifton 'Fou Fou' Eddie
Drummer (Quartet) Drummer (Quartet)   See fewer
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Marcus Henderson
Bassist (JVC) Bassist (JVC)   See fewer
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Tony Baker
Stage Hand (Carnegie Hall) Stage Hand (Carnegie Hall)   See fewer
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Henry G. Sanders
Red Henderson Red Henderson   See fewer
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Sam Campisi
Andrew (8 years old) Andrew (8 years old)   See fewer
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Krista Kilber
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Cici Leah Campbell
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Damien Coates
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Ellee Jane Hounsell
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Stephen Hsu
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Lachlan Roberts (uncredited) Lachlan Roberts (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jesse Mitchell
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Amanda Newman
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Brandon Eugene Owens
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Michelle Ruff
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8.5 / 10 | 573,842 votes