– “TRAINING DAY” directed by Antoine Fuqua


Genre:  Thriller – Crime – Drama

“Training Day” is a 2001 American crime drama film directed by “Antoine Fuqua”, starring “Denzel Washington & Ethan Hawke”. The story follows two LAPD narcotics detectives over a 24-hour period in the gang neighborhoods of North West and South Central Los Angeles.

The film was a box office success and earned mostly positive critical appraisal. Washington’s performance, a departure from his usual roles, was particularly praised and earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor at the 74th Academy Awards. His co-star Ethan Hawke was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as a rookie cop.

Rating: 8/10