Whiplash (2014) Poster



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Remake of 

Whiplash (2013) (Short)
Short remade into full length feature

Remade as 

Whiplash: Break Up Scene-Student Adaptation (2015) (Short)
Student Project.


Rififi (1955)
Showing in the movie theatre on Andrew's first visit
Deliverance (1972)
The "I will fuck you like a pig!" remark is a reference to the infamous rape scene.
Taxi Driver (1976)
Similarities between both openings when drums sounds.
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Metz is modeled after Pvt. Leonard aka "Gomer Pyle"
Point Break (1991)
Andrew calls someone "Johnny Utah"
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
Fletcher calls a stagehand "mini-me"
There Will Be Blood (2007)
I'm upset scene

Referenced in 

Mike & Mike: Episode dated 24 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
#6 on Adnan Virk's list of top 10 movies of 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Liam Neeson/Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein/Simon Amstell (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy as he announces J.K. Simmons as the next night's guest
Film 2017: Episode #44.1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Movie is reviewed; also mentioned by Xan Brooks and Danny Leigh when reviewing American Sniper (2014)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Brian Williams/Victoria Justice/Joshua Topolsky (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy and Steve Higgins say that "Wipelash" is one of the Oscar-nominated films on which cinematographer "Dick Poop" worked
Saturday Night Live: J.K. Simmons/D'Angelo (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by J.K. Simmons during his monologue
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 6 February 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by Mike Golic
Honest Trailers: Boyhood (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in a quoted tweet
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Taylor Swift/John Oliver/Imagine Dragons (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the Pros & Cons segment
Film 2017: Episode #44.6 (2015) (TV Episode)
The critics discuss this movie's Best Picture nomination
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 20 February 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Adnan Virk in discussion of his Academy Award predictions
Invisible Art Visible Artists (2015) (Video)
Tom Cross edited Whiplash.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Christina Aguilera/Jeff Probst/Kid Rock (2015) (TV Episode)
In his opening monologue Jimmy mentions J.K. Simmons' Best Supporting Actor win at the Oscars
Timekeepers (2015) (Video)
mentioned numerous times
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jim Parsons/Miles Teller/Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth (2015) (TV Episode)
Miles Teller notes that he was growing a mustache the last time he was a guest to promote his previous film
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 23 March 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Golic
Countdown: Episode #72.58 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Nick.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 20 April 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by Jay Williams
Do You Want to Catch a Villain? (2015) (Video)
During filming, Larsen and Mantsourani constantly quoted the "That's not my tempo" line uttered by J.K. Simmons in this film.
Half in the Bag: Fantastic Four (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Ambitions (2015) (Short)
Geeks Who Drink: Retta vs. Robert Buckley (2015) (TV Episode)
a question asks about the actor who recently won an Oscar for the film (J.K. Simmons)
Hawaii Five-0: Hana Keaka (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Lou Grover: "Professor Thomas makes the dude from 'Whiplash' seem warm and fuzzy. And he doesn't play cool jazz music."
Honest Trailers: Fantastic Four (2015) (2015) (TV Episode)
"Were you stretching or were you dragging?
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Billy Joel/J.K. Simmons (2016) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions J.K. Simmons' earlier movie
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: J. K. Simmons/Jane Krakowski/Chris Wallace (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during J.K.Simmons' segment.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: J.K. Simmons/Caitriona Balfe/The Wild Feathers/Will Calhoun (2016) (TV Episode)
Seth mentions J.K. Simmons' earlier movie
La La Land (2016)
Both films are about the struggle of being an artist and reconciling your dreams with the need to be human. Some more subtle moments are redone as well. The climax of both movies are remarkably similar. In the way that the movie ends with the close up frames of leads J.K. Simmons and Miles Teller and here it ends with the closeup frames of Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. And in both the movie ends with the lead starting to play a song.
74th Golden Globe Awards (2017) (TV Special)
Mentioned by a presenter.
Sean Bradley Reviews: La La Land (2017) (TV Episode)
Sean mentioned that Damien Chazelle previously directed this film.
SuperMansion: I Didn't Even Have to Use My J.K. (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by title
Milo Murphy's Law: Battle of the Bands/The Math Book (2017) (TV Episode)
When instructing the band in "Battle of the Bands", Zack says "not quite my tempo", which is said repeatedly by jazz instructor Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons) in the movie.
Honest Trailers: Every Christopher Nolan Movie (2018) (TV Episode)
Title seen in screenshot
Back in the Deli Department (2018) (Video)
Soundtrack Is Used
The Conners: Don't Shoot the Piano Teacher (2019) (TV Episode)
Darlene mentions the film
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong With Forrest Gump In 16 Minutes Or Less (2019) (TV Episode)
"With the level of whiplash going on I'm surprised J.K. Simmons and Miles Teller haven't shown up."


Royal Wedding (1951)
Andrew and his father are watching this movie on TV in Andrew's apartment.
Muriel, or the Time of Return (1963)
Andrew and his father watch this film at the theatre

Featured in 

Film 2017: Episode dated 5 November 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during a montage of upcoming movie releases in Britain
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Movies of 2014 (2015) (TV Episode)
Whiplash is #6.
Film 2017: Episode #44.1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Footage shown
The Mask You Live In (2015)
Clip of the movie with Fletcher belittling Andrew in front of the studio band is shown
The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for outstanding male actor in a supporting role.
The EE British Academy Film Awards (2015) (TV Special)
Clips shown.
Film 2017: Episode #44.6 (2015) (TV Episode)
Footage shown
The Oscars (2015) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for actor in a supporting role, film editing, motion picture.
2015 MTV Movie Awards (2015) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation of best male performance and movie of the year.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Serious Slaps in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Off Tempo is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Threats (2015) (TV Episode)
Piggy Time gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Manly Tear Moments in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Are You One of Those Single Tear People? is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sundance Grand Jury Prize Winners (2016) (TV Episode)
Whiplash is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Movie Characters of the 2010s (2016) (TV Episode)
Terence Fletcher is #5.
To Be Continued (2017) (Short)
Clips shown.
The Oscars (2018) (TV Special)
Best Supporting Actor montage
Honest Trailers: Baby Driver (2018) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Movie Endings of the 2010s (2018) (TV Episode)
The ending of Whiplash is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Endings That Don't Mean What You Think (2019) (TV Episode)
The ending of Whiplash is #6.


Whiplashed (2017) (Short)
Title is refrenced

Spoofed in 

CollegeHumor Originals: Weird Al Gets Whiplashed (2015) (TV Episode)
Weird Al practices for his new tour with Fletcher.
Tosh.0: Puke Drummer (2015) (TV Episode)
Parodied during Web Redemption with Tosh as Fletcher and Kelvin as Andrew
Not My Tempo (2015) (Video)
mockery of a scene from Whiplash
The Oscars (2015) (TV Special)
Neil Patrick Harris yells at Miles Teller who is playing the drums.
The Late Late Show with James Corden: Tom Hanks/Mila Kunis (2015) (TV Episode)
Jay Leno trains James Corden to be a late-night host by slapping him as he tells a joke, asking if he's rushing or dragging, and throwing a chair at him
Community: Queer Studies & Advanced Waxing (2015) (TV Episode)
The theatre director resembles J.K. Simmons' character
2015 MTV Movie Awards (2015) (TV Special)
J.K. Simmons asks Amy Schumer what she's got in hosting and disapproves it.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Blake Lively/Gina Rodriguez/Jessie Baylin/Jeremy Gara (2015) (TV Episode)
Yankee Stadium organist Paul Cartier coaches Seth in playing a tune, then asks him if he's rushing or dragging
Fifty Shades of Black (2016)
Music teacher scene
SpongeBob SquarePants: Snooze You Lose/Krusty Katering (2017) (TV Episode)
The conductor in SpongeBob is a parody of Terence Fletcher in Whiplash. In fact, J.K. Simmons spoofed the role from the film.
Arif V 216 (2018)
Ersan Kuneri says "Not quite my tempo"
American Dad!: The Mural of the Story (2018) (TV Episode)
Steve goes to clown school, with Roger as his teacher, which is a parody of this movie.
The Simpsons: Girl's in the Band (2019) (TV Episode)
J.K. Simmons as the intense, overbearing music teacher and other story elements spoof this film

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