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Does the end justify the means? It does for LAPD detective Alonzo Harris (Denzel Washington) who is trying to rid the city of drug dealers. But his methods cause great concern for a junior officer (Ethan Hawke) he is asked to train.

Why is Training Day rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Training Day is rated R for for strong brutal violence, pervasive language, drug content and brief nudity.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Strong brutal violence.

Sexual Content:

- Brief nudity


- Pervasive coarse language

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Depictions of drug deals and use.