10 Things You Didn't Know About 'Training Day'

He’d played Malcolm X, a Civil War soldier, and a football coach, but when Denzel Washington took on the Oscar-winning role of the magnetic, despicable Alonzo in ‘Training Day,’ critics and audiences saw a new side to the actor — and loved it. Directed by Antoine Fuqua, the 2001 drama follows a day with rookie cop Jake (Ethan Hawke) and Alonzo, a veteran undercover detective with highly questionable training methods. To salute the reteaming of Washington and Fuqua in the new action movie ‘The Equalizer,’ we’re revealing 10 things you didn't know about ‘Training Day.’ (Gifs created by Lisa Aileen Dragani)