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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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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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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 »

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The game is set in 1947, yet there are several vehicles in the game that are '48 or '49 models. See more »

Quotes

Roy Earle: What's with that get-up of yours anyway? I should start introducing us as "Detective Earle, and this is my science teacher, Mr. Phelps."
Cole Phelps: Your interest in my appearance is starting to get me worrying.
Roy Earle: Like it or not, we're a dysfunctional couple now. People judge me with you on my arm same way they would a fat broad with a five o'clock shadow.
Cole Phelps: I really hope you're joking, Roy.
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References Crossfire (1947) See more »

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Best game I've played
8 February 2012 | by jcsuperjakeSee all my reviews

When I went to read some of peoples comments, I was astonished that many people disliked this game. I thought that this was one of my most favorite/fun game I have played in a long long long time. The acting was great, with over five different actors from Mad Men. The scenery and story was very cool and fun. There were only a couple of parts that were boring, but that was it for me. This game comes with three discs of the same game. I have enjoyed every second of it. I finished the game in six days five months ago, and now I have decided to replay the game. If you miss a clue or screw up an instigation, your result could be different each time. This game takes place during the 40s, post world war II. We follow Cole Phelps, a world war II vet who is now a cop and is moving from rank to rank on the police force.

SOme of the murders are harrowing, with naked women and some peoples faces are torn apart. But, you can have a selection to skip this if needed.

This game might need some getting used to, but when you do, you just can not stop. I love it.


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