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True Crime: Streets of LA (Video Game 2003) Poster

(2003 Video Game)

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Followed by 

True Crime: New York City (2005) (Video Game)

References 

Dragnet (1951) (TV Series)
George's badge number is 714, like Joe Friday's in Dragnet.
The Green Hornet (1966) (TV Series)
In Wally's Diner, Rafferty says that when Nick was a kid, he'd accompany his cop father sometimes, and drive him crazy with "that Green Hornet schtick".
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Nick Kang says "Tis a flesh wound!" the same line the Black Knight says in Holy Grail after he gets his arm chopped off by King Arthur.
First Blood (1982)
In the "poor" ending, General Kim calls Nick "Rambo".
Top Gun (1986)
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
True Crime has a supernatural Chinese plot, and features voice work by James Hong, and so does BTiLC.
Street Fighter (1987) (Video Game)
Cops (1989) (TV Series)
Sometimes when a cop is around, Nick sings part of the "Cops" theme song, "Bad Boys".
Jerry Springer (1991) (TV Series)
When breaking up a marital dispute, sometimes Nick says "this isn't the Jerry Singer show!"
Army of Darkness (1992)
Nick Kang says "This is my boomstick!" the same line Ash says in Army of Darkness.
Last Action Hero (1993)
Nick Kang dresses like Jack Slater from Last Action Hero and drives the same car as Jack Slater.
Forrest Gump (1994)
When involved in a high-speed chase, Nick Kang will yell out, "Run, Forrest, run!"
Fire Down Below (1997)
After you capture the Steven Seagal-inspired criminal, he asks you if you saw his movie "Fire Way Below".
The Big Lebowski (1998)
The first sentence spoken in the intro movie is very similar as the one in The Big Lebowski (Los Angeles means City of Angels, etc)
Vigilante 8 (1998) (Video Game)
During one driving mission, the dispatcher says that a stuntman has stolen a car from the set of "Vigilante 8: The Movie". Vigilante 8 was another game developed by Luxoflux and published by Activision.
V.I.P. (1998) (TV Series)
During the scene in the "Spot" club, Nick says that Lola's cancelled show "Con Girls" was "way better than VIP".
The Matrix (1999)
Many of the scenes and moves are taken straight from the Matrix (bullet time, running from gunfire in slow motion, etc.). Also, before the lobby firefight, Nick says "OK, come to Neo".

Referenced in 

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) (Video Game)
Billboard sign

Featured in 

Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards (2003) (TV Movie)
Featured as one of the "Best Action Game" nominees.
True Crime: The Movie (2012)
Clips shown
Outside Xbox: The 9 Weirdest Celebrity Cameos in Games (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on Snoop Dogg's cameo in the game.
Outside Xbox: The 9 Bitchiest Easter Eggs in Gaming (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on the 'True Grime street cleaners'.
Outside Xbox: 7 Ludicrous Dance Finales We Never Saw Coming (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on its dance number ending.

Spoofs 

Shaft (1971)
After all 3 endings, George says that Nick needs a theme song and proceeds to spoof Shaft's theme: "Who is the man who's half-Chinese and half-white man? KANG"
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002) (Video Game)

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