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17 Movies Like Whiplash (2014)

La La Land (2016) poster

1 La La Land (2016) ★ 8.0

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While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.
Moneyball (2011) poster

2 Moneyball (2011) ★ 7.6

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A film based on the 2003 book by Michael M. Lewis about the Oakland baseball team and its general manager, Billy Beane. His goal is to build a competitive baseball team despite financial difficulties.
Rock Star (2001) poster

3 Rock Star (2001) ★ 6.3

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Lead singer of a tribute band becomes lead singer of the real band he idolizes.
The Identical (2014) poster

4 The Identical (2014) ★ 5.2

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Twin brothers are unknowingly separated at birth; one of them becomes an iconic rock 'n' roll star, while the other struggles to balance his love for music and pleasing his father.
Uncut Gems (2019) poster

5 Uncut Gems (2019) ★ 7.4

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Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler) is a once successful New York gems dealer whose gambling addiction has left his family and career in shambles, and him hundreds of thousands in debt. Always looking for the next big bet, Howard thinks he finally hit it big when he discovers a rare uncut rock of Ethiopian gems, with a very interested high-profile buyer. But the closer Howard gets to finally winning big, the more he is forced to realize he can't keep running from the consequences of his actions.
Black Swan (2010) poster

6 Black Swan (2010) ★ 8.0

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A committed dancer struggles to maintain her sanity after winning the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake".
Chef (2014) poster

7 Chef (2014) ★ 7.3

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A head chef quits his restaurant job and buys a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.
The Social Network (2010) poster

8 The Social Network (2010) ★ 7.7

The film tells the story of the creation of Facebook, one of the most popular social networks on the Internet. The network's resounding success among users around the world changed the lives of Harvard University classmates who founded it in 2004 and became the youngest multimillionaires in the United States in a few years.
Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) poster

9 Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) ★ 7.7

An examination of the machinations behind the scenes at a real estate office.

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First Man (2018) poster

10 First Man (2018) ★ 7.3

Fate loves a daredevil, and Neil Armstrong definitely belongs to their number. The whole world knows his name, but few know the cost of the astronaut's small step, which became a huge leap for all mankind.

American Hustle (2013) poster

11 American Hustle (2013) ★ 7.2

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild F.B.I. Agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and the Mafia.
Nightcrawler (2014) poster

12 Nightcrawler (2014) ★ 7.8

When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.
Sound of Metal (2019) poster

13 Sound of Metal (2019) ★ 7.7

A heavy-metal drummer's life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing.
Taxi Driver (1976) poster

14 Taxi Driver (1976) ★ 8.3

A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action.
8 Mile (2002) poster

15 8 Mile (2002) ★ 7.1

Is 8 Mile (2002) similar to Whiplash (2014) film?

The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary boundaries to fulfill his dream of success in hip hop. With his pal Future and the three one third in place, all he has to do is not choke.

8 Mile (2002) is on #15 spot of movies related to Whiplash (2014). 8 Mile (2002) was released in 2002, made by Curtis Hanson and has average rating 7.1 in 2022. Main stars of the 8 Mile (2002) film are: Eminem, Brittany Murphy, Kim Basinger.

Spotlight (2015) poster

16 Spotlight (2015) ★ 8.1

Is Spotlight (2015) similar to Whiplash (2014) film?

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

Spotlight (2015) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams. You can find Spotlight (2015) in the the next genre categories: Biography, Crime, Drama and Spotlight (2015) has average rating 8.1, according to Screench user votes.

Birdman (2014) poster

17 Birdman (2014) ★ 7.7

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A washed-up superhero actor attempts to revive his fading career by writing, directing, and starring in a Broadway production.

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