On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, rookie LA cop, Jake Hoyt (Ethan Hawke – Gattaca) is sent out on the streets with veteran detective Alonzo Harris (Denzel Washington – The Hurricane, The Bone Collector) for a day that will make or break him.
Pass the test he becomes a detective. Fail, it’s back to traffic duty. As Alonzo pushes his young charge to cross lines and break rules, Jake’s misgivings about his superior grow as he begins to suspect that Alonzo does not simply push the boundaries ... he has become a rogue cop. Winner of an Academy Award®, Training Day is a gritty, tough and realistic cop thriller, which will have you gripped from start to finish.