Training Day parents guide

Training Day

Release date October 4, 2001

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? The MPAA rated Training Day R for strong brutal violence, pervasive language, drug content and brief nudity.

Training Day
Rating & Content Info

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.

Why is Training Day rated R? Training Day is rated R by the MPAA for strong brutal violence, pervasive language, drug content and brief nudity.

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.

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Training Day
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence, Coarse Language
Alberta 18A
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario R Coarse Language, Violence
Quebec 13+ Violence
Martimes 18A
Canadian Home Video 18A

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Cast and Crew

Training Day is directed by Antoine Fuqua and stars Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Training Day movie is May 31, 2004. Here are some details…

Training Day releases to home video on June 1, 2004.

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Look for actor Denzel Washington in Flight, Malcolm X, Great Debaters, and Remember the Titans.