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Summary Andrew Neyman (Miles Teller), a young jazz drummer who attends one of the best music schools in the country under the tutelage of the school’s fearsome maestro of jazz named Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), struggles to make it as a top jazz drummer.

Directed By: Damien Chazelle

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Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 49 Critic Reviews
must-see
89
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 1,761 User Ratings
8.8
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Summary Andrew Neyman (Miles Teller), a young jazz drummer who attends one of the best music schools in the country under the tutelage of the school’s fearsome maestro of jazz named Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), struggles to make it as a top jazz drummer.

Directed By: Damien Chazelle

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 49 Critic Reviews
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98% Positive
48 Reviews
2% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 49 Critic Reviews
89
98% Positive
48 Reviews
2% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 1,761 User Ratings
8.8
92% Positive
1620 Ratings
4% Mixed
79 Ratings
4% Negative
62 Ratings

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User Score
Universal Acclaim Based on 1,761 User Ratings
8.8
92% Positive
1620 Ratings
4% Mixed
79 Ratings
4% Negative
62 Ratings

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Production Company Bold Films, Blumhouse Productions, Right of Way Films, Sierra / Affinity
Release Date Oct 10, 2014
Duration 1 h 46 m
Rating R
Tagline The road to greatness can take you to the edge
Academy Awards, USA
• 3 Wins & 5 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Gold Derby Awards
• 4 Wins & 9 Nominations