Whiplash

Whiplash

Director: Damien Chazelle Cast: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist

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Overview

A talented young jazz drummer experiences a trial by fire when he's recruited by a ferocious instructor, whose unyielding search for perfection could destroy both of them. Andrew Neyman (Miles Teller) has been watching his father fail for most of his life. Determined to make a name for himself no matter what it takes, he enrolls in a prestigious East Coast music conservatory, and his talent quickly catches the attention of Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), an esteemed music teacher notorious for his caustic approach in the classroom. The leader of the school's top jazz ensemble, Fletcher promptly transfers Neyman into his band, giving the ambitious young drummer a shot at true greatness. He may achieve it, too, if Fletcher's methods don't drive him to madness first.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/24/2015
UPC: 0043396445611
Original Release: 2014
Rating: R
Source: Sony Pictures
Region Code: ABC
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound]
Time: 1:47:00
Sales rank: 3,131

Special Features

Blu-ray Exclusives; Timekeepers - famous drummers discuss their craft and passion for drumming; Whiplash original short film with optional commentary; Delete scene; Special Features; Commentary with Writer/Director Damien Chazelle and J.K. Simmons; An evening at the Toronto International Film Festival with Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons and Damien Chazelle

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Miles Teller Andrew Neyman
J.K. Simmons Terence Fletcher
Melissa Benoist Nicole
Paul Reiser Jim
Austin Stowell Ryan
Nate Lang Carl
Max Kasch Dorm Neighbor
Damon Gupton Mr. Kramer
Chris Mulkey Uncle Frank
Suanne Spoke Aunt Emma
Charlie Ian Dustin
Jayson Blair Travis
Kofi Siriboe Bassist (Nassau)
Kavita Patil Assistant - Sophie
C.J. Vana Metz
Tarik Lowe Pianist (Studio Band)
Tyler Kimball Saxophonist #2 (Studio Band)
Rogelio Douglas Trumpeter #1 (Studio Band)
Adrian Burks Trumpeter #2 (Studio Band)
Calvin C. Winbush Saxophonist (Studio Band)
Joseph Bruno Technician (Overbrook) - Mike
Michael D. Cohen Stage Hand (Overbrook)
Jocelyn Ayanna Passerby (Bus station)
Keenan Henson Truck Driver
Janet Joskins Passerby (Dunellen)
April Grace Rachel Bornholdt
Clifton Eddie Drummer (Quartet)
Marcus Henderson Bassist (JVC)
Tony Baker Stagehand (Carnegie Hall)
Henry G. Sanders Red Henderson
Sam Campisi Andrew (8 years old)
Jimmie Kirkpatrick Nassau Trumpeter #2
Keenan Allen Studio Core Member #1
Ayinde Vaughn Studio Core Member #2
Shai Golan Studio Core Member #3
Yancey Wells Studio Core Member #4

Technical Credits
Damien Chazelle Director,Screenwriter
Jason Blum Producer
Jeanette Brill Executive Producer
Nicholas Britell Co-producer
Hunter Brown Art Director
Tom Cross Editor
Thomas Curley Sound Mixer
Phillip Dawe Associate Producer
Garrick Dion Co-producer
Helen Estabrook Producer
Jason Goebel Camera Operator
Lauren Hadaway Sound Editor
Nicolas Harvard Asst. Director
Justin Hurwitz Score Composer,Songwriter
Melanie Jones Production Designer
David Lancaster Producer
Michel Litvak Producer
Sharone Meir Cinematographer
Lisa Gaye Norcia Costumes/Costume Designer
Melanie Paizis-Jones Production Designer
Sarah Potts Co-producer
Jason Reitman Executive Producer
Andy Ross Musical Direction/Supervision
Couper Samuelson Executive Producer
Tim Simonec Score Composer
Terri Taylor Casting
Gary Michael Walters Executive Producer
Stephanie Wilcox Co-producer

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Whiplash 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
SleepDreamWrite More than 1 year ago
Wow, just wow. From what I heard, this being really good. It really is good. And intense. Especially near the end. The performances were also really good.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent - must see !
MaddyStyles More than 1 year ago
I have not personally seen the movie, but Miles Teller and J.K Simmons in the same movie has got to be good, gonna see it soon, you shouldtoo