A sadly underrated films. Denzel Washington gives his most memorable performance ever.
over 1 year
Damn good thriller. Denzel is outstanding.
over 2 years
Tense as hell and immensely watchable.
over 6 years
Pretty good plain clothes cop movie. Unpredictable, keeps you watching
almost 7 years
Well written. Strong plot.
over 7 years
I'm fan Denzel, this Training Day is best film after "Malcom X".
Training Day is a 2001 crime drama film directed by Antoine Fuqua, written by David Ayer, starring Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke. The film follows two LAPD narcotics detectives over a 24-hour period in the gang neighborhoods of South and East Los Angeles.
The film was a box office success and earned mostly positive critical appraisals. Washington's performance, a departure from his usual roles, was particularly praised, and earned him a Academy Award for Best Actor at the 74th Academy Awards. This film was the debut of R&B; singer Grammy-winner Macy Gray as an actress.
The film follows a single day in the life of an LAPD cop, Jake Hoyt (Hawke), who is scheduled to be evaluated by Detective Alonzo Harris (Washington), a highly decorated LAPD narcotics officer who could advance Jake's career. In Alonzo's car, the pair of officers observe teenage Mara Salvatrucha members dealing drugs in a park. Instead of arresting the buyers, Alonzo confiscates the drugs and tells Jake to take a...