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Cole Phelps, a war hero and rookie cop, moves up the ranks and solves dark cases in 1940s Los Angeles.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Staton ... Cole Phelps (voice)
Michael McGrady ... Rusty Galloway (voice)
Adam J. Harrington ... Roy Earle (voice) (as Adam John Harrington)
Sean McGowan ... Stefan Bekowsky (voice)
Keith Szarabajka ... Herschel Biggs (voice)
Gil McKinney ... Jack Kelso (voice)
Erika Heynatz ... Elsa Lichtmann (voice)
John Noble ... Leland Monroe (voice)
Peter Blomquist ... Dr. Harlan Fontaine (voice)
Andy Umberger ... Dr. Malcolm Carruthers (voice)
Andrew Connolly ... Capt. James Donnelly (voice)
Randy Oglesby ... Capt. Lachlan McKelty (voice)
Ned Vaughn ... Capt. Gordon Leary (voice)
Steve Rankin ... Lt. Archibald Colmyer (voice)
Michael Emanuel ... 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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Release Date:

17 May 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

L.A. Noire See more »

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Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)
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Remastered on Ps4 and Xbox one See more »

Goofs

The game is set in 1947, yet there are movie theaters showing The Lady from Shanghai, which didn't premiere in the US until 1948. See more »

Quotes

Cole Phelps: You fuck young boys, Valdez?
Juan Francisco Valdes: Are you a madman? This will cause an international incident!
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Alternate Versions

The questioning options in the PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch versions were changed to "Good Cop", "Bad Cop" and "Accuse" instead of "Truth", "Doubt" and "Lie" from the original. The PS4 and Xbox One versions also got some texture enhancements and new camera modes while on foot. See more »


Soundtracks

A Little Bird Told Me
By Harvey Brooks
Performed by Evelyn Knight & Stardusters (as The Stardusters)
Published by Bourne Co. (ASCAP) / Courtesy Decca/
Universal Music Enterprises
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Loved it: :)
30 May 2011 | by k-barrett2008See 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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