Movies like Whiplash 2013

A ferocious, bullying music teacher teaches a dedicated student. This is the 18 min short film that the feature film was based on.

If you already watched and love Whiplash, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Whiplash.

1 Jojo Rabbit 2019

A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.

Genres:

Comedy, War, Drama

Director:

Taika Waititi

Writers:

Taika Waititi (screenplay), Christine Leunens (novel)

Countries:

Czech Republic, New Zealand, United States of America
7.9

2 Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair 2011

Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair is a complete edit of the two-part martial arts action films Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and Kill Bill: Vol. 2. The film was originally scheduled to be released as one part. However, due to the film's over 4 hour running time, it was split into two parts.

Genres:

Crime, Action

Director:

Quentin Tarantino

Writers:

Quentin Tarantino, Uma Thurman (character The Bride) (as U)

Countries:

Japan, United States of America
8.8

3 The Lighthouse 2019

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Horror

Director:

Robert Eggers

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
7.6

4 The Founder 2016

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

John Lee Hancock

Writer:

Robert Siegel

Country:

United States of America
7.2

5 Uncut Gems 2019

A charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.

Genres:

Crime, Thriller, Drama, Comedy

Country:

United States of America
7.5

6 1917 2019

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers.

Genres:

War, Drama, Action, Thriller

Director:

Sam Mendes

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
8.4

7 Marriage Story 2019

A stage director and an actress struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal extremes.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Noah Baumbach

Writer:

Noah Baumbach

Country:

United Kingdom
8

8 Blackkklansman 2018

Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, History

Director:

Spike Lee

Country:

United States of America
7.5

9 Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood 2019

Los Angeles, 1969. TV star Rick Dalton, a struggling actor specializing in westerns, and stuntman Cliff Booth, his best friend, try to survive in a constantly changing movie industry. Dalton is the neighbor of the young and promising actress and model Sharon Tate, who has just married the prestigious Polish director Roman Polanski…

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Quentin Tarantino

Countries:

China, United Kingdom, United States of America
7.7

10 The Irishman 2019

Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, History

Director:

Martin Scorsese

Writers:

Steven Zaillian (screenplay), Charles Brandt (book)

Country:

United States of America
7.9

11 Anima 2019

In a short musical film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, Thom Yorke of Radiohead stars in a mind-bending visual piece. Best played loud.

Genres:

Music, Romance

Countries:

Czech Republic, France, United Kingdom
7.7

12 The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs 2018

Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Western

Directors:

Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Country:

United States of America
7.3

13 Mid90s 2018

Stevie is a sweet 13-year-old about to explode. His mom is loving and attentive, but a little too forthcoming about her romantic life. His big brother is a taciturn and violent bully. So Stevie searches his working-class Los Angeles suburb for somewhere to belong. He finds it at the Motor Avenue skate shop.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Jonah Hill

Writer:

Jonah Hill

Country:

United States of America
7.4

14 The Meyerowitz Stories 2017

An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Noah Baumbach

Writer:

Noah Baumbach

Country:

United States of America
6.9

15 Good Time 2017

After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Connie Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through New York City's underworld to get his brother Nick out of jail.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Country:

United States of America
7.4

16 A Ghost Story 2017

Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away.

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

David Lowery

Writer:

David Lowery

Country:

United States of America
6.8

17 Roma 2018

In 1970s Mexico City, two domestic workers help a mother of four while her husband is away for an extended period of time.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Alfonso Cuarón

Writer:

Alfonso Cuarón

Countries:

United States of America, Mexico
7.7

18 At Eternity's Gate 2018

Famed but tormented artist Vincent van Gogh spends his final years in Arles, France, painting masterworks of the natural world that surrounds him.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Julian Schnabel

Countries:

France, Ireland, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.9

19 The Lobster 2015

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Genres:

Thriller, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Science Fiction

Director:

Yorgos Lanthimos

Writers:

Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthymis Filippou (as Efthimis Filippou)

Countries:

France, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, United Kingdom
7.2

20 Loving Vincent 2017

The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting hand-painted by 125 professional oil-painters who travelled from all across the world to the Loving Vincent studios in Poland and Greece to be a part of the production. As remarkable as Vincent’s brilliant paintings are his passionate and ill-fated life and mysterious death.

Genres:

Animation, Drama, Mystery

Countries:

United Kingdom, Poland
7.8

21 Born To Be Blue 2015

Jazz legend Chet Baker finds love and redemption when he stars in a movie about his own troubled life to mount a comeback.

Genres:

Drama, Music

Director:

Robert Budreau

Writers:

Robert Budreau, James Luscombe (story editor)

Countries:

Canada, United Kingdom
6.9

22 Radiohead: In Rainbows 2008

A live performance by Radiohead of their 2007 album In Rainbows. This was their first of two full-episode performances, filmed at Maida Vale Studios in London, as part of the ‘From the Basement’ television series produced by Nigel Godrich, Dilly Gent, James Chads and John Woollcombe.

Genres:

Music, Documentary

Director:

David Barnard

Country:

United Kingdom
8.6

23 No Half Measures: Creating the Final Season of Breaking Bad 2013

A documentary about the making of season five of the acclaimed AMC series Breaking Bad.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Stuart Richardson

Country:

United States of America
8.5