History Film / TrainingDay

3rd May '17 4:46:23 PM jamespolk
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Denzel Washington won the Best Actor UsefulNotes/AcademyAward. Ethan Hawke was nominated as Supporting Actor.

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Denzel Washington won the Best Actor UsefulNotes/AcademyAward.UsefulNotes/AcademyAward--one of only two black men ever to win the award, the other being Creator/SidneyPoitier for ''Film/LiliesOfTheField''. Ethan Hawke was nominated as Supporting Actor.
15th Apr '17 6:18:49 PM Tork
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* BadBoss: Alonzo is this to his subordinates. [[spoiler:This makes them abandon his ass when the chips are down.]]

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* BadBoss: Alonzo is this to his subordinates.subordinates and the neighborhoods he operates in. [[spoiler:This makes them abandon his ass when the chips are down.]]



** Alonzo's whole master plan doesn't begin, [[spoiler:until after he convinces Jake to take drugs - which he would later use for leverage against him.]]

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** Alonzo's whole master plan doesn't begin, [[spoiler:until after he convinces Jake to take drugs - which he would later use for leverage against him. He also notices that Hoyt has a bad need to impress and uses it for all it's worth.]]
3rd Feb '17 9:43:43 PM shamblingdead2
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A TV series which serves as a sequel to the movie premiered on CBS on February 2, 2017. It takes place fifteen years after the movie.

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A [[Series/TrainingDay TV series series]] which serves as a sequel to the movie premiered on CBS on February 2, 2017. It takes place fifteen years after the movie.
3rd Feb '17 3:10:14 PM contrafanxxx
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* BigBad: Alonzo Harris.
3rd Feb '17 3:08:46 PM contrafanxxx
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A TV series which serves as a sequel to the movie premiered on CBS on February 2, 2017. It takes place fifteen years after the movie.
2nd Feb '17 5:34:07 PM contrafanxxx
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* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: Alonzo delivers a pretty vicious one to Jake in their final fight.


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* RooftopConfrontation: The final showdown between Alonzo and Jake occurs on the rooftop of the former's apartment.
10th Jan '17 11:32:03 AM GuyIncog
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* MakeItLookLikeAStruggle: [[spoiler:Roger's murder]] is disguised as the result of a shootout during a drug raid. [[spoiler:Alonzo]] shoots another officer in his bulletproof vest[[note]]it goes through, actually wounding him[[/note]] using a "throw down" gun [[spoiler:which he places in the hands of Roger's corpse.]]
8th Jan '17 8:11:48 AM NateThePrate
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*RetroactiveRecognition: An uncredited Creator/TerryCrews makes an appearance as a gang member.
16th Oct '16 3:27:22 PM Boggs
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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Smiley is very protective of his cousin, and gives off BigBrotherInstinct when it comes to her[[spoiler:... which is why he refuses to kill Jake when he learns that he saved her from a couple of rapists earlier that day.]]
14th Oct '16 1:04:21 PM Boggs
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** It goes even further because [[spoiler: Smiley and the gangbangers Alonzo enlists to kill Jake end up sparing him because he the girl he saved from getting raped earlier in the movie was Smiley's cousin. [[KickTheDog (Something Alonzo didn't seem interested in doing and didn't bother helping Jake to stop)]]]]

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** It goes even further because [[spoiler: Smiley and the gangbangers Alonzo enlists to kill Jake end up sparing him because he the girl he saved from getting raped earlier in the movie was Smiley's cousin. [[KickTheDog (Something Alonzo didn't seem interested in doing and didn't bother helping Jake to stop)]]]]
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