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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004)

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A family tragedy prompts gangster Carl "CJ" Johnson to return home, only to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which he must regain control of the streets before it gets even worse.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Young Maylay Young Maylay ... Carl 'CJ' Johnson (voice) (as Chris Bellard aka Young Maylay)
Faizon Love ... Sean 'Sweet' Johnson (voice)
Yolanda Whittaker ... Kendl Johnson (voice) (as Yo Yo)
Clifton Powell ... Melvin 'Big Smoke' Harris / Additional Voice on News Radio (voice)
MC Eiht MC Eiht ... Lance 'Ryder' Wilson (voice)
Jas Anderson Jas Anderson ... OG Loc (voice)
Game ... Mark 'B Dup' Wayne / Additional Voice on News Radio (voice) (as The Game)
Big Boy ... Barry 'Big Bear' Thorne (voice)
Eugene Jeter Jr. Eugene Jeter Jr. ... Emmet (voice)
Ice-T ... Madd Dogg / Additional Voice on News Radio (voice) (as Ice T)
Clifton Collins Jr. ... Cesar Vialpando (voice)
Samuel L. Jackson ... Officer Tenpenny (voice)
Chris Penn ... Officer Pulaski (voice)
Armando Riesco ... Officer Hernandez / Pedestrian (voice)
Cynthia Farrell Cynthia Farrell ... Catalina (voice)
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Storyline

After five years on the east coast, Carl Johnson returns to the city of Los Santos, San Andreas to find numerous fellow gang-members dead and enemy gangs having dominance of the city. Carl must take over the city and get his old gang back on top before the city destroys itself. Written by Gangsta J4

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Details

Official Sites:

Capcom [Japan] | Official Facebook

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English | Spanish | German

Release Date:

26 October 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Many of the vehicles in this game were also featured in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002), and a few in Grand Theft Auto III (2001). Because this game takes place in 1992 (between the events of Vice City, which took place in 1986, and GTA III, which took place in 2001), many of these vehicles were rendered to look as if they were combined models. For example, the Landstalker (an SUV) is modelled to have the body of the Landstalkers from 1986, but it has the headlights and front grill of a Landstalker from 2001. The Banshee (a sports car) is modelled to look exactly like its 2001 counterpart. The Comet (another sports car) looks exactly like it did in the beta versions of Vice City. That version of the Comet had been redesigned, yet its original version was brought back in this game. See more »

Goofs

During "Reuniting the Families", the biker cop that gets chopped up by the helicopter blades has a completely different model when his various body parts are scattered around. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Carl Johnson: [voiceover] After five years on the East Coast, it was time to go home
[a previous phone call is heard]
Carl Johnson: 'Sup?
Sweet Johnson: Carl, it's Sweet.
Carl Johnson: Whassup, Sweet, what you want?
Sweet Johnson: It's Moms... She's dead, bro.
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Alternate Versions

After hidden sex scenes were found in the game, accessible by downloading a mod off the Internet, this game has had its rating moved up to Adult's Only(AO) in the US. It has also been banned in Australia due to the same reason. Both versions are set to be re-released without the hidden sex scenes sometime soon. See more »

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Soundtracks

Rusty Cage
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by Soundgarden
Written by Chris Cornell
Courtesy of A&M Records
Available on Radio X
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User Reviews

An Amazing Imersive Experience
6 November 2004 | by drgniftySee all my reviews

This review I'm writing is just on what i have accomplished. I have been playing this game for a total of 20 hours. I love to take it slow and really walk around and explore. The amount of detail and stuff to do, is incredible. The gameplay is as solid as ever. the story sucks you in like very little video games do these days. I have only gotten up to the second city, San Fierro. I've done a few missions but mostly I'm just looking around, I can't help it! I've been a fan of the GTA series since GTA2. The fever died down after a while though. When GTA3 came out I was amazed how they totally blew every other game out of the water. GTA3 to this day is one of my favorite games of all time, over Vice City even. this games is starting to become a huge time suck, which means this game is awesome. I'll finish this review when ever I finish it. For now, 10 out of 10!


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