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 social security card number of Elizabeth Smart (078-05-1120) shown the Quarter Moon Murders is a nod to the most widely used social security number due to a sample card being inserted into a wallet. In 1938, wallet manufacturer the E. H. Ferree company in Lockport, New York decided to promote its product by showing how a Social Security card would fit into its wallets. A sample card, used for display purposes, was inserted in each wallet. Company Vice President and Treasurer Douglas Patterson thought it would be a clever idea to use the actual SSN of his secretary, Mrs. Hilda Schrader Whitcher. 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

L.A.P.D Homicide Desk Detective Rusty Galloway: If I killed every wife that served me papers I'd be a mass murderer.
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Connections

References Sweet Smell of Success (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

Juice Head Baby
Cootie Williams (as Charles Cootie Williams)
Performed by The Cootie Williams Orchestra
Published by Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. (ASCAP) /
Courtesy Capitol Music Group
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Amazing
17 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Rockstar games has done it again! This game is incredible - it's visually stunning, the gameplay is smooth and, most importantly, the story is fantastic. Once you start playing, you become enveloped into Cole Phelps. I bought the game at midnight because I wanted to watch the opening sequence, but I couldn't stop playing! Its true - the line between video games and movies is blurred more than ever. Especially with games like Heavy Rain and LA Noir (amoung countless others, such as Rockstar's own Red Dead Redemption), whose stories are rich and gripping. I highly recommend this game to anyone who is on the fence about getting it. You won't be disappointed!


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