Training Day

Training Day

Director: Antoine Fuqua Cast: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn

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The Fast and the Furious (2001) screenwriter David Ayer follows up that fast-paced action hit with this gritty cop drama from director Antoine Fuqua. Ethan Hawke stars as Jake Hoyt, a fresh-faced Los Angeles Police Department rookie anxious to join the elite narcotics squad headed up by 13-year veteran Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris (Denzel Washington). Harris has agreed to give Hoyt a shot at joining his team with a one-day ride-along during which Hoyt must prove his mettle. As the day wears on, however, it becomes increasingly clear to the greenhorn that his experienced mentor has blurred the line between right and wrong to an alarming degree, enforcing his own morally compromised code of ethics and street justice. As he struggles with his conscience, an increasingly alarmed Hoyt begins to suspect that he's not really being given an audition at all; he's being set up as the fall guy in an elaborate scheme. Training Day co-stars Tom Berenger, Scott Glenn, and recording artists Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, and Macy Gray.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/02/2010
UPC: 0883929102518
Original Release: 2001
Rating: R
Source: Warner Home Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:02:00
Sales rank: 13,588

Special Features

Closed Caption; Commentary by director Antoine Fuqua; Additional scenes; Alternate ending; HBO first look: the making of Training Day; 2 music videos: Nelly's #1 and Pharoahe Monch's Got You; Cast film highlights; Theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Denzel Washington Alonzo Harris
Ethan Hawke Jake Hoyt
Scott Glenn Roger
Tom Berenger Stan Gursky
Harris Yulin Doug Rosselli
Raymond J. Barry Lou Jacobs
Cliff Curtis Smiley
Dr. Dre Paul
Snoop Dogg Blue
Macy Gray Sandman's Wife
Charlotte Ayanna Lisa
Nick Chinlund Tim
Jaime Gomez Mark
Ray Cruz Sniper
Noel Guglielmi Moreno
Eva Mendes Sara Harris
Sarah Danielle Madison Female Passenger

Technical Credits
Antoine Fuqua Director
David Ayer Co-producer,Screenwriter
Bruce Berman Executive Producer
Conrad Buff Editor
Mauro Fiore Cinematographer
Randy Fletcher Asst. Director
Robert C. Goldstein Set Decoration/Design
Davis Guggenheim Executive Producer
John Houlihan Musical Direction/Supervision
David S. Lazan Art Director
Sue Lomino Set Decoration/Design
Mark Mancina Score Composer
Michele Michel Costumes/Costume Designer
Bobby Newmyer Producer
Susan E. Novick Associate Producer
Naomi Shohan Production Designer
Jeffrey Silver Producer
Scott Strauss Co-producer
Mary Vernieu Casting
Russell Williams Sound/Sound Designer
David Wisnievitz Co-producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Training Day
1. It's Today [3:54]
2. Tell Me a Story [4:08]
3. Leave Family out [4:17]
4. Drug Roust [3:17]
5. Narcotics in His Blood [4:58]
6. Joking With Roger [5:06]
7. Alley Incident [6:31]
8. It Takes a Wolf [3:58]
9. Collaring Sammy [4:28]
10. Sandman's Wife [4:39]
11. Firing Line [1:54]
12. Wolf of Sheep? [2:08]
13. Mother and Son [5:39]
14. LAPD's Finest [4:29]
15. The Unit Punches in [:25]
16. Roger out of His Mistery [2:56]
17. The Scenario [7:00]
18. This Is the Game [5:11]
19. Five-Card Draw [5:20]
20. The Drop on the Cop [4:06]
21. Smiley's Cousin [4:50]
22. "I'm Here for Alonzo" [4:01]
23. Preserving Life [3:53]
24. Rooftop Battle [4:04]
25. What Jake Learned Today [3:34]
26. "You Can't Kill Me" [3:43]
27. Going Home [3:55]
28. End Credits [3:02]

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Training Day 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 32 reviews.
SleepDreamWrite More than 1 year ago
Good acting with tense moments. Good movie though.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I had honestly grown tired of all of Denzel Washington's ''goodie two shoes'' roles over the years, the great actor that he is. His performance in ''Training Day,'' however, has given me newfound respect for him as an actor unfraid to break from his usual mold and go against type. In this hard-hitting, in-your-face cop drama, not only does Washington play ''the bad guy,'' but he milks it for all its worth - and makes it look easy! His Alonzo Harris would make Dirty Harry look like Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show. His Best Actor Oscar win at this year's Academy Awards was highly appropriate. Denzel Washington is arguably the best actor of his generation. Kudos as well to Ethane Hawke for holding his own against the likes of Washington, as well as snagging his first Oscar nomination. He shows that he has a long and stellar film career ahead of him. ''Training Day'' is a brutally realistic cop flick that will grab you by the throat and won't let go. The powerhouse performances of Denzel Washington and Ethane Hawke will stay with you long after the closing credits. Clearly, it is one of my ten all-time favorite films. Washington, Hawke, the supporting cast, director Antoine Fuqua, writer David Ayer, and Warner Bros. should all take a bow.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have seen every one of Denzel Washington's movies and have liked all of them until this.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie showed itself a masterpiece of cinematography. You could actually feel the minutes and hours tick away as the day progressed. Denzel's performance, of course, was over the top. He is definetly one of the greatest actors ever to come out of Hollywood.
Guest More than 1 year ago
flawed and uneven, but at least one scene of such power it's worth owning just for the highlight reel in your head. get this one for the Denzel's astonishing and outrageous denouement
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think that if any actor other than Denzel had played his part, this film would have gone largely unnoticed. Ethan hawke was decent as was Denzel, but the movie isn't really that good. People are just shocked that denzel could be an unlikable character.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie is probably the best movie that Denzel has been in. The action and the betrayl is unreal in this flick. This movie is a must to own on DVD!
Guest More than 1 year ago
He is the actor I see my life.grate and fantasy acting. absulutly get high score.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie is sensational Denzel plays the ideal dirty cop determined to play everybody to get what he wants...their trust.
Guest More than 1 year ago
When I had first heard of training day I said ''Ah, no big deal. Just another Denzel flick.'' Boy was I wrong. I'm not a great fan of Antonnie Fuqua since he's only made 2 movies(excluding this one). I only saw his Replacment Killers, which I highly enjoyed. I didn't see Bait, because well I heard it was s***. Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke blew me away with their performances. Especially Denzel from always being a 'good' guy. I reccomend this to anyone that's looking for good action, good acting, and a good movie. By the way look out for that annoying Agent from Rush Hour 2, I heard he was in it.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
denzel is one the greatest actors i have ever seen on the movie screen this is the first and only movie i had ever seen denel play the bad guy and boy did he play it he really knew what he was doing when he did this movie
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was only a so,so,movie.All the good works that D.W. was in and the fools in hollywaste pick this dog to pass out the award on.Token all the way.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Training Day was a very good DVD to watch. It was on of the best movies I have seen all year,so far! Espically the soundtrack to it with Nelly and everone else on it. Denzil Washinton is a very good actor.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Listen up Denzel fans... If you haven't already seen this movie in the theaters, than don't hesitate to buy this movie and add it to your collection. This movie is off the meters. Denzel Washington plays the bad guy this time around in this flick and plays his part extremely well. A Must See!
Guest More than 1 year ago
nothing to tell abt it, its to c it. Denzel washington acted just great iand kept suspense lingering ahead of time...
Guest More than 1 year ago
ounce again denzel out does his self.i loved everything about this movies the story was good the acting was incredible and actually this is the first denzel movie i saw where you dislike his character as oppose to his other movies where he always a good guy.his acting had to be so goodand believable that you could dislike him for ounce because i never tought i could feel any negative feeling towards any denzel characters. keep up the good work denz!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
The headline summarizes the movie! Denzel gets the Oscar for this one. Forget Russel Crowe and his Beautiful Mind. Ethan was so brilliantly subtle. Denzel u r the best! U made Popoye Doyle look like a wimp!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Non stop action: will keep you at the edge of your seat. Denzel has finally broken all the rules in this picture.People, location, and Realty at its best. If you want to experance a ride into the hard realtys of one mans strugle to stay alive ; then hop on in and let Denzel do the driven.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Whoa, i watched Training Day two days ago, and i loved it. Some part is pretty funny i guess. But i couldn't get the main point of the movie. But still, it was sweetass movie.
Dunn1inc More than 1 year ago
incredible! this movie is just crazy. I haven't found anyone who hasn't seen this. this will make a great christmas gift for that guy or girl in your life! Check it out!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Denzel Washington has always starred as the periennially good guy in a lot of his roles. It's refreshing to see that he can transition into such an easy corrupted narcotics cop. He really could be one of those prickish egomaniacal narcotics agents that it's almost frightening. His elaborate scheming into turns Ethan Hawke from a naive and idealistic "rookie" cop into an accessory to murder in one day, just like that. His one ruthless voto. The Russians get him in the end. I sympathize with Hawke as he is a youthful image of Washington that never turns sour.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Training Day was a good movie. Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke did a great job. It had lots of action, good story about a cop who pretends to be good but turns bad and Denzel's performace. I will give this movie an A+.
goodgirl2 More than 1 year ago
i never thought that Denzel Washington would be the bad guy in the movie but he is and this movie is outstanding so is Ethan Hawke wow this is just like Seven with Brad Pitt and Morgon Freemon i recommend this film to everybody !
Guest More than 1 year ago
A story about a police officer going bad and his trainee trying to put a stop to it. I can't say any more just watch it you will enjoy it.