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R| 2 hr. min.

Plot Summary
Police drama about a veteran officer who escorts a rookie on his first day with the LAPD's tough inner-city narcotics unit. "Training Day" is a blistering action drama that asks the audience to decide what is necessary, what is heroic and what crosses the line in the harrowing gray zone of fighting urban crime. Does law-abiding law enforcement come at the expense of justice and public safety? If so, do we demand safe streets at any cost?

Cast: Denzel Washington , Ethan Hawke , Scott Glenn , Tom Berenger , Harris Yulin , Raymond J. Barry , Cliff Curtis , Dr. Dre

Director: Antoine Fuqua

Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Training Day (2001)

Release Date: October 5th, 2001|2 hr. min.

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  • But this is Washington's show, his Scarface, if you will, and his smiling, seductive monster is a thrilling creation that gives Training Day all the bite it needs. show more

  • It is so propulsive so much of the time, it almost looks as if it's going to go the distance. If Washington & Co. don't quite manage to bring it home, the getting there sure is something. show more

  • With its unflinching style, Training Day can be hard to sit through at times. But it's worth the discomfort for the adrenaline rush of the plot and Washington's compelling performance. show more

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