Whiplash (2014)

The road to greatness can take you to the edge.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2014-10-10
  • User Rating: 8.4/10 from 5993 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 45min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Bold Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Damien Chazelle
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Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.

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  • Miles Teller

    as Andrew Neimann
  • J.K. Simmons

    as Terence Fletcher
  • Melissa Benoist

    as Nicole
  • Austin Stowell

    as Ryan C
  • Jayson Blair

    as Travis
  • Kavita Patil

    as Assistant - Sophie
  • Paul Reiser

    as Mr. Neyman
  • Nate Lang

    as Carl Tanner
  • Chris Mulkey

    as Uncle Frank
  • Damon Gupton

    as Mr. Kramer
  • Suanne Spoke

    as Aunt Emma
  • Max Kasch

    as Dorm Neighbor
  • Charlie Ian

    as Dustin
  • Kofi Siriboe

    as Bassist (Nassau)
  • C.J. Vana

    as Metz
  • Tarik Lowe

    as Pianist (Studio Band)
  • Tyler Kimball

    as Saxophonist #2 (Studio Band)
  • Rogelio Douglas Jr.

    as Trumpeter #1 (Studio Band)
  • Adrian Burks

    as Trumpeter #2 (Studio Band)
  • Joseph Bruno

    as Technician (Overbrook) - Mike
  • Michael D. Cohen

    as Stage Hand (Overbrook)
  • Jocelyn Ayanna

    as Passerby (Bus Station)
  • Keenan Henson

    as Truck Driver
  • Janet Hoskins

    as Passerby (Dunellen)
  • April Grace

    as Rachel Bornholdt
  • Clifton 'Fou Fou' Eddie

    as Drummer (Quartet)
  • Calvin C. Winbush

    as Saxophonist
  • Marcus Henderson

    as Bassist (JVC)
  • Tony Baker

    as Stage Hand (Carnegie Hall)
  • Henry G. Sanders

    as Red Henderson
  • Sam Campisi

    as Andrew (8 years old)
  • Jimmie Kirkpatrick

    as Nassau Trumpeter #2
  • Keenan Allen

    as Studio Core Member #1
  • Ayinde Vaughan

    as Studio Core Member #2
  • Shai Golan

    as Studio Core Member #3
  • Yancey Wells

    as Studio Core Member #4
  • Candace Roberge

    as Student #1
  • Krista Kilber

    as Student #2
  • Cici Leah Campbell

    as Diner Patron (uncredited)
  • Damien Coates

    as JVC Trumpet Player (uncredited)
  • Kyle Julian Graham

    as JVC Alto Jazz Saxophone Player (uncredited)
  • Ellee Jane Hounsell

    as Saxophone Player (uncredited)
  • Stephen Hsu

    as JVC Guitarist (uncredited)
  • Herman Johansen

    as Music Competition Judge (uncredited)
  • Wendee Lee

    as Audience Member (uncredited)
  • Dakota Lupo

    as JVC Saxophonist (uncredited)
  • Jesse Mitchell

    as Rival Band Saxophonist (uncredited)
  • Amanda Newman

    as JVC Trombonist (uncredited)
  • Joseph Oliveira

    as Bartender (uncredited)
  • Michelle Ruff

    as Audience Member (uncredited)
  • Daniel Weidlein

    as Studio Band Saxophone Player (uncredited)
Crew Jasmine McGlade Thanks
Directing Damien Chazelle Director
Writing Damien Chazelle Screenplay
Camera Sharone Meir Director of Photography
Editing Tom Cross Editor
Production Jason Blum Producer
Production Helen Estabrook Producer
Production David Lancaster Producer
Production Michel Litvak Producer
Crew Mark Riccardi Stunt Coordinator
Art Melanie Jones Production Design
Sound Justin Hurwitz Original Music Composer
Production Terri Taylor Casting
Art Karuna Karmarkar Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Lisa Norcia Costume Design
Art Hunter Brown Art Direction
Sound Andy Ross Music Supervisor
Production Jason Reitman Executive Producer
Production Couper Samuelson Executive Producer
Production Jeanette Brill Executive Producer
Production Gary Michael Walters Executive Producer
Production Mark David Katchur Line Producer
Production Phillip Dawe Associate Producer
Sound Richard Henderson Music Editor
Directing Tracy Scott Script Supervisor
Production Sarah Domeier Casting Associate
Lighting Elan Yaari Gaffer
Camera Daniel C. McFadden Still Photographer
Costume & Make-Up Traci E. Smithe Hair Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Nacoma Whobrey Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up David Larson Key Hair Stylist
Art Zak Faust Art Department Coordinator
Art Drew Rebelein Construction Coordinator
Sound Lauren Hadaway Sound Editor
Sound Craig Mann Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Ben Wilkins Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Ben Wilkins Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Craig Mann Supervising Sound Editor
Crew Zak Knight Special Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Jamison Scott Goei Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects David Lebensfeld Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Grant Miller Visual Effects Supervisor
Camera Eric Leach Camera Operator
Camera Chris Squires Steadicam Operator
Editing Steve Hernandez Digital Intermediate
Editing Vahe Giragol Digital Intermediate
Editing Mike Will Digital Intermediate
Editing John To First Assistant Editor
Production Nicholas Britell Co-Producer
Production Garrick Dion Co-Producer
Production Stephanie Wilcox Co-Producer
Costume & Make-Up Heather Plott Makeup Artist
Production Jeffrey Stott Executive In Charge Of Production
Crew Kevin Patrick Burke Stunts
Crew Brady Romberg Stunts
Crew Steven Stone Stunts
Crew Chester E. Tripp III Stunts
Production Barbara Harris Casting
Production Kandice Billingsley Location Manager
Crew James G. Brill Transportation Coordinator
Crew John Yarbrough Transportation Captain
Sound Joe Schiff Dialogue Editor
Directing Nicolas Harvard First Assistant Director
Sound Alicia Hadaway Foley Artist
Sound Dawn Lunsford Foley Artist
Sound Thomas Curley Production Sound Mixer