Training Day (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Starring: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn
In a city where the streets are awash with drugs, those who have sworn to obey the law by breaking them to clean the streets. Denzel Washington plays LAPD Detective Alonzo Harris, a veteran officer whose drug methods of enforcing the law are questionable, if not corrupt. Training Day follows Harris as he trains rookie Jake Hoyt over a 24-hour period. Ethical dilemmas arise for Hoyt as well as the audience as questions present themselves, whether or not Harris methodology to get rid of South Central Los Angeles street drugs is right or wrong.