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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004)

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 'Yo-Yo' 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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Country:

UK | USA | France | Germany | Denmark | Hungary | Belgium

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

Big Smoke's license plate is "A2TMFK". This abbreviation is seen as a reference to several things, including the Cypress Hill songs which contains words "A to the motherfu-king K". It could also mean "A two-ton motherfu-ker", referencing Big Smoke's weight, or "a two-timing motherfu-ker", referencing Big Smoke's betrayal to CJ and the Grove Street families. See more »

Goofs

When you look at the shirt on your gang members, they have a number 7 on the back, and Rimmers written on the front. The design on the shirt is actually of the Saints. You can actually get a Saints shirt at the ProLaps and see the same design 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

The songs removed in the Xbox 360, PS3, iOS and Android versions are also removed from the latest Steam version and the downloadable PS4 version. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Angry Joe Show: Grand Theft Auto V (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Green Onions
(uncredited)
by Booker T. & the M.G.s
Written by Steve Cropper, Al Jackson Jr., Booker T. Jones, Lewie Steinberg
Available on Master Sounds 98.3
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Every GTA is the breaking the records and it every GTA game is the biggest game of its time.
18 June 2019 | by ShyinxSee all my reviews

And this is one of them. I want to start with its cons. The graphics wasn't really good at those time. Absolutely it was good but not very good for a GTA. But they have tried to make much much bigger map and they've done. Even now 15 years later this game is playable at mobile phones and with mods. This game is just evolving with its mods. Amazing, unique action game.


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