Oscar Movies: Whiplash, Directed by Chazelle, Winner of 3 Oscars

Whiplash received widespread critical acclaim, upon its world premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Fest, with particular praise for the performance of Simmons and the screenplay by Chazelle.

At the 87th annual Oscars, Whiplash won 3 awards: Best Film Editing, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Supporting Actor for Simmons.

It was also nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture.

Sony Classics scored a big success when it released the movie theatrically on October 10, 2014.

The movie earned $49 million at the box-office, against a small budget of about $3.3 million,