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King Kong (1933)
"King Kong ain't got shit on me"
Pigs in a Polka (1943) (Short)
heard on television in the living room
High Noon (1952)
Both films are set in a chaotic 24 hour period. The film ends with Jake Hoyt doing what Gary Cooper's character does which is have a standoff with the lead villain (Alonzo Harris) of the town.
The Brady Bunch (1969) (TV Series)
The Godfather (1972)
Serpico (1973)
Director Antoine Fuqua said in interviews that he wanted to reference the style of this Sidney Limet film.
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Director Antoine Fuqua said in interviews that he not only was inspired by the style of this Sidney Lumet film but also wanted acting on par with that classic '70s film.
Taxi Driver (1976)
Ricochet (1991)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
When Hoyt is playing cards with the Latino gang members, Smiley references Raymond Cruz's character as "Sniper". Sniper also has a tattoo depicting a scope view of a human target. Raymond Cruz also played an elite sniper in Clear and Present Danger.
Half Baked (1998)
The Corruptor (1999)
The Hurricane (1999)
Blue Streak (1999)
Three Kings (1999)

Referenced in 

Narc (2002)
Saturday Night Live: Ian McKellen/Kylie Minogue (2002) (TV Episode)
Dame Maggie Smith predicts that Denzel Washington will win Best Actor at the Academy Awards
Dead to Rights (2002) (Video Game)
Dark Blue (2002)
Out of Time: Crime Scene (2004) (Video)
mentionned once
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
High Chaparall: Robert Englund (2004) (TV Episode)
You can see this movie in Robert Englunds DVD collection
The Making of 'Man on Fire' (2004) (TV Short)
mentioned once
King of the Hill: Stressed for Success (2004) (TV Episode)
Bobby lists movie with Denzel Washington
Beef II (2004) (Video)
The soundtrack album is shown.
La noche de...: Training Day (2005) (TV Episode)
film of the week
Vengeance Is Mine: Reinventing 'Man on Fire' (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #12.144 (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced during Ethan Hawk's interview.
Harsh Times (2005)
The character of Letty in Harsh Times is the same as in Training Day. And Samantha Esteban played both parts.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.60 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Hey! Take My Picture!" category
Shooting the Police: Cops on Film (2006) (TV Movie)
Film referenced.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.227 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Actors & Actresses" category
Hard Luck (2006) (Video)
talked about
Destroy All Humans! 2 (2006) (Video Game)
Crypto shouts, "King Kong ain't got nothing on me!"
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #11.13 (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Boondocks: Ballin' (2007) (TV Episode)
"King Kong ain't got nothing on me"
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Poster is shown.
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #14.23 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during interview with Will Smith.
Madea Goes to Jail (2009)
Leroy calls Madea a gangster and says "King Kong ain't got nothin on her,' a dual reference to King Kong and Training Day.
You Know What's Bullshit: Hotel TV's (2009) (TV Episode)
Listed on the hotel TV's movies on demand channel.
Cleanflix (2009)
edited DVD shown
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony (2009) (Video Game)
A mission is called "This Ain't Checkers".
Archer: Training Day (2010) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Making of Plus One (2010)
George Clooney lookalike mentions it to Dave.
Richard Roeper & the Movies: From Paris with Love (2010) (TV Episode)
Roeper compares of "From Paris with Love" to "Training Day"
Cop Out (2010)
Paul quotes from it in the interrogation room
Richard Roeper & the Movies: Brooklyn's Finest (2010) (TV Episode)
Roeper: "From the director of 'Training Day', it's 'Brooklyn's Finest'"
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Alice in Wonderland/Stolen/Brooklyn's Finest (2010) (TV Episode)
Matt Sameck says the director of "Brooklyn's Finest" also directed this movie
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Despicable Me/The Kids Are All Right (2010) (TV Episode)
Ellen says the director of "Brooklyn's Finest" directed this movie
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010) (Video Game)
Mission achievement titled " Traning Day" after the film of the same name.
Melissa & Joey: Spies & Lies (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Joe.
Southland: Cop or Not (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
The Office: Training Day (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Duke Nukem Forever (2011) (Video Game)
After stomping on a shrunken pigcop, Duke said "King Kong ain't got shit on me!".
Law & Order Goes West (2011) (Video)
Mentioned by Leif Tilden.
The Grey (2011)
Hernandez mentions it.
Dredd (2012)
The writer said the final version of the script was Training Day influenced. Both films open up with a hardened cop training a rookie, both feature corruption and are set in one day.
Saturday Night Live: Kevin Hart/Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Kevin Hart's opening monologue
The Heat (2013)
When interrogating Tatiana, Ashburn asks Mullins if this is "Training Day"
Franklin & Bash: Shoot to Thrill (2013) (TV Episode)
Pindar mentions the movie, imagining himself as one of its characters.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Slump (2013) (TV Episode)
Amy mentions "Training Day" as one of her top 3 cop movies. Terry Crews (Terry Jeffords) has a small role in the movie.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Old School (2013) (TV Episode)
Jake tells Brogan he has stories that would make Training Day look like Super Troopers.
Saturday Night Live: Lady Gaga (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Spotlightz!" sketch
Ride Along (2014)
Quoted in the dialogue
Psych: Cog Blocked (2014) (TV Episode)
Shawn to Gus: "Easy there, Denzel. More 'Mighty Quinn,' little less 'Training Day.'"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.23 (2014) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the movie by name.
Herbert (2014) (Video)
Jeopardy!: Episode #30.191 (2014) (TV Episode)
Detective Alonzo Harris is referenced in clue in "Actors' Roles" category
Let's Be Cops (2014)
Justin mentions the movie.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.126 (2014) (TV Episode)
The phrase "training day" is used in reference to Denzel Washington.
The Graham Norton Show: Denzel Washington/Gemma Arterton/Peter Capaldi/George Ezra (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham in his opening monologue when he talks about Denzel Washington
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 20 February 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Adnan Virk
Vale (2015) (Short)
Is referenced during a conversation about Ethan Hawke's movies.
Midnight Screenings: We Are Your Friends/Unsullied (2015) (TV Episode)
"It was a lot nicer than that scene in Training Day."
Fraudulent (2015) (Short)
Mentioned by the filmmakers in interviews as being one of the many films which were used in storyboard comparisons and a major influence during the script-to-screen process.
Bum Reviews: Deadpool (2016) (TV Episode)
"It's like watching Bugs Bunny in Training Day."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 26 February 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Adnan Virk in discussion of the Oscars
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Ethan Hawke/Danielle Brooks/Louie Anderson (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Ethan Hawke
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016)
Training Day mentioned in dialogue by cops
Rush Hour: Prisoner of Love (2016) (TV Episode)
Carter wants Lee to see the movie.
Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (2016) (TV Movie)
"King Kong ain't got nothin' on me."
In the Middle of the Night (2016) (Short)
Movie Poster
The Task: Pilot (2016) (TV Episode)
It is referenced.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.64 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Big Screen Cops" category
Broad City: Twaining Day (2017) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Big House Pt. 2 (2017) (TV Episode)
Jake tells some of the inmates that "Training Day" was based on his life before prison.
The Graham Norton Show: Will Smith/Jenna Coleman/Jamie Oliver/Tom Chaplin (2017) (TV Episode)
Will Smith describes his new movie Bright (2017) as a combination of this movie and "Lord of the Rings"
Game Night (2018)
Denzel Washington's line "King Kong ain't got nothing on me!" is spoken with a slightly twisted version while discussing Denzel Washington.
Snake Outta Compton (2018)
Mentioned by police officer in training.
Abdel et la comtesse (2018)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Graham Norton Show: Toni Collette/Ethan Hawke/Aidan Turner/Jo Brand/Liam Payne (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham when introducing Ethan Hawke; mentioned by Ethan Hawke
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Ethan Hawke/Toni Collette/Jeff Arcuri (2018) (TV Episode)
Stephen Colbert attributes Ethan Hawke to appearing in films such as "Training Day," "Dead Poets Society," and "Boyhood."
Abrahaminte Santhathikal (2018)
Varghese makes a reference to the movie during his conversation with Derick.
Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Terry Crews/Bobby Cannavale/Utopia (2018) (TV Episode)
Terry Crews talks about appearing as an extra in this movie
Arman ja viimeinen ristiretki: Ihmis-Ken - oma keho (2018) (TV Episode)
Arman makes a Training Day reference.
Black-ish: Christmas in Theater Eight (2018) (TV Episode)
The family suggests Denzel movies to watch for Christmas.
Hollywood Game Night: Whatcha Hough To? (2019) (TV Episode)
Referenced during "Get in My Pants" game.
Wait, Wait, Don't Kill Me
Title is Referenced


Farm Foolery (1949) (Short)

Featured in 

Nelly: #1 (2001) (Video)
features clips from the film
The 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
Alonzo Harris is the #50 villain.
La noche de...: Training Day (2005) (TV Episode)
clips shown - film of the week
Precinct Hollywood (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #11.13 (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
20 to 1: Hollywood's Hot List (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Denzel Washington.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.75 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Denzel Washington films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.95 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Eva Mendes films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.24 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Denzel Washington films
Hollywood's Top Ten: Best Actor Oscar Winners (2011) (TV Episode)
Denzel Washington gets an honorable mention, clips shown
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.21 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during Jay Smith's segment
WatchMojo: Top 10 Dirtiest Cops in Movies (2012) (TV Episode)
Det. Alonzo Harris is #5.
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Mac and Devin Go to High School (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips used in review.
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with CinemaSins in 3 Minutes or Less (2013) (TV Episode)
"King Kong ain't got shit on me!".
The Onion Film Standard: 12 Years a Slave (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown and talked about as if it is part of the movie "12 Years a Slave".
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Gorilla (2013) (TV Episode)
"King Kong ain't got shit on me!"
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hood Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Training Day is #4.
Keep the Clubs Swingin' (2014) (Short)
Features fotage from Training Day
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Villains of the 21st Century (2015) (TV Episode)
Det. Alonzo Harris is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Threats (2015) (TV Episode)
Push It gets an honorable mention.
73rd Golden Globe Awards (2016) (TV Special)
Cecil B. DeMille Award presentation for Denzel Washington.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Double-Crossing Movie Mentors (2016) (TV Episode)
Det. Alonzo Harris is #10.
Horror House (Parody) (2017) (Short)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Villain Monologues (2017) (TV Episode)
Detective Alonzo Harris' monologue is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Villains We Couldn't Help But Root For (2017) (TV Episode)
Alonzo Harris gets an honorable mention.
The Oscars (2018) (TV Special)
Featured in Best Actor montage.

Spoofed in 

Chappelle's Show: Wayne Brady & Tyrone Biggums's Fear Factor (2004) (TV Episode)
Wayne Brady makes Dave take PCP in the same manner as Alonzo does to Jake
Delivery (2004) (Short)
the whole film is a parody of Training Day
Robot Chicken: Squaw Bury Shortcake (2007) (TV Episode)
"King of the Monsters" is a parody of this film.
Blue Mountain State: Training Day (2011) (TV Episode)
When Alex goes on a ride-along with Thad
Training Day: A XXX Parody (2011) (Video)
Porno spoof of the Oscar-winning film.
Black Dynamite: Panic on the Player's Ball Express or That's Influenza Sucka! (2012) (TV Episode)
"Ping Pong ain't got shit on me!" parodies "King Kong ain't got shit on me!" from this movie.
The Adventures of the Fatbat Episode I: The Redemption of the Bat (2014)
The Godzilla aint got nothing on me scene is spoofed

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