You play a LAPD detective in late 1940s Los Angeles as you discover dark goings on in the city.

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Cole Phelps (voice)
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Rusty Galloway (voice)
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Roy Earle / Patrolman Harvey Keller (voice) (as Adam John Harrington also)
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Stefan Bekowsky (voice)
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Herschel Biggs (voice)
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Jack Kelso (voice)
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Elsa Lichtmann (voice)
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Leland Monroe (voice)
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Dr. Harlan Fontaine (voice)
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Dr. Malcolm Carruthers (voice)
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Capt. James Donnelly (voice)
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Capt. Lachlan McKelty (voice)
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Capt. Gordon Leary (voice)
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Lt. Archibald Colmyer (voice)
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Watch Commander Mel Fleischer (voice)
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Storyline

Amid the post-war boom of Hollywood's Golden Age, Cole Phelps is an LAPD detective thrown headfirst into a city drowning in its own success. Corruption is rampant, the drug trade is exploding, and murder rates are at an all-time high. In his fight to climb the ranks and do what's right, Phelps must unravel the truth behind a string of arson attacks, racketeering conspiracies and brutal murders, battling the L.A. underworld and even members of his own department to uncover a secret that could shake the city to its rotten core. Written by Rockstar Games

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17 May 2011 (USA)  »

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$26,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The cars/trucks in the game are all licensed and come from real companies (some which are now shut down). These companies include: Ford, Chevrolet, Dodge (Including DeSoto), Nash, Buick, Chrysler, Pontiac, Plymouth, American LaFrance, International, GMC, Caddilac (including LaSalle), Delage, Cord, Hudson, Cisitalia, Lincoln, Kaiser-Frazer, Delahaye, Duesenberg, Mercury, Oldsmobile, Packard, Davis, Stout, Tucker, Voisin, Willys, Talbot-Lago and Studebaker. Three other Road vehcles appear that are undrivable and given no name in-game: A Bus that matches a White 978, a Transport truck that looks very similar to a Mack E and a Bulldozer that matches a International Harvester TD-9. See more »

Goofs

Whittier Boulevard is misspelled on the game map as "Whittlier" Boulevard. See more »

Quotes

L.A.P.D Homicide Desk Detective Rusty Galloway: You know, I really hate this fuck. This Black Dahlia guy. Have you seen the body? Fucking case just gnaws away at your guts. Hollywood... Every prom queen from every fucking hick town in America turns up here. Where do they end up? Gutted on the fucking sidewalk.
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Connections

References The Fallen Idol (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

Move It On Over
Hank Williams
Performed by Hank Williams
Published by Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music (BMI)
Courtesy Polydor/Universal Music Enterprises
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Loved it: :)
30 May 2011 | by (chicago, il) – See all my reviews

Graphics and acting were awesome :) your playing as a cop not a gangster or thief so if your expecting to shoot citizens you cannot as cops in real life cannot shoot at innocent citizens. i think rockstar wanted to create a realistic theme in a sense that way. i love the fact that you can free roam it tells you on the top left screen when you start the homicide case after you finish you click on streets of la so you can do the free roam look around and if your into trophies and getting everything you can do it here street crimes etc... so you can focus your main attention at your cases. I would play it again! In fact I am currently playing it for the 2nd time. I cant seem 2 get enough. I hope they come out with another one like this one. I'm hoping for one in Chicago that would b fun to see:) rockstar has another hit :)Facial scanning awesome need to do that 2 all the games :)


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