Training Day (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Starring: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn
In a city where streets are overrun by drug dealers, who had sworn to obey the law violates them clean up the streets. Denzel Washington plays L.A.P.D. detective Alonzo Harris, a veteran narcotics officer whose methods of enforcing the law are questionable, if not corrupt. Training Day follows Harris as trains rookie Jake Hoyt over a 24-hour period. Ethical dilemmas arise for Hoyt as well as the audience as questions present themselves as to whether Harris methodology for ridding the streets of South Central Los Angeles of drugs is right or wrong.