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GTA 5 Trailer 2 Analysis Scene-By-Scene

Posted by TreeFitty November 14, 2012 : 44 Comments : 47,752 Views

Grand Theft Auto V Trailer #2 is here! Just like the first trailer, here's a breakdown of things spotted...


Song: Stevie Wonder - Skeletons

Scene 1 - Observatory

Trailer 2 - Scene 1: Observatory
  • Kind of a reverse view from what we have been seeing of Los Santos.

Scene 2 - Michael's house


Trailer 2 - Scene 2: Michael's houseTrailer 2 - Scene 2: Very nice 9FTrailer 2 - Scene 2: Amanda and Tracy fightingTrailer 2 - Scene 2: Master of the houseTrailer 2 - Scene 2: Lounging by the poolTrailer 2 - Scene 2: Taking a sip
  • The mansion with tennis court we we're shown in August screenshots, higher view looking at neighborhood
  • Gardener working on far left lawn
  • Mules in background
  • Old car (Peyote) on far right, partially off screen
  • A black 9F (Audi R8 Spider) sits in the driveway
  • Inside we see Amanda and Tracy, Michael's wife and daughter, arguing about a boy staying over. Note the tramp stamp. The tennis mansion is Michael's house.
  • Detailed kitchen
  • Michael relaxes by the pool as mentioned in previews
  • Water looks good
  • "You know I've been in this game for a lot of years? I got out alive. If you want my advice, give the shit up."

Scene 3 - The busy city

Trailer 2 - Scene 3: Train under the overpassTrailer 2 - Scene 3: GTA V logo
  • A freight train runs under a highway interchange with tanker cars
  • Buses (red and orange variants), pickup truck (possibly Contender), and multiple cars ride overhead
  • Looks like garbage trucks on a far, lower roadway in the middle
  • Downtown Los Santos in background

Scene 4 - Convoy

Trailer 2 - Scene 4: Desert Highway
  • Tractor trailers with shipping containers, dump trucks, and coach buses cruise the desert highways
  • Wind turbines on the left
  • Large satellite dishes off to the right (possibly based on NASA's Goldstone facility)

Scene 5 - Desert life

Trailer 2 - Scene 5: Drunk and fighting
  • Right near the satellite dishes a town is shown
  • Two peds fighting, another drug-addict-looking woman in the background
  • "No Dogs Allowed" sign among other details
  • Old vehicles: Tornado rolls through and the other is a truck of some kind

Scene 6 - Washed up

Trailer 2 - Scene 6: Trailer in the river
  • Trailer home caught in a rural flood
  • Trevor looks like he is going to shoot the man in the flood

Scene 7 - Watch your head

Trailer 2 - Scene 7: Head bashing
  • Trevor grabs a man and slams his head against the bar, blood sprays
  • Billiards table back left
  • Terrarium or fishtank in back room, one of the many details throughout the trailer and game
  • Blarney's and Logger beer bottles

Scene 8 - Trevor yelling

Trailer 2 - Scene 8: Trevor Phillips Enterprises
  • Trevor's last name is Phillips
  • "The guns and crank in this area go through Trevor Phillips Enterprises or they ain't goin'!"

Scene 9 - Off road fun

Trailer 2 - Scene 9: Dune buggies look cool
  • Trevor kicks up dust in a Bandito
  • Satellites in background
  • Cement mixer driving through background
  • Near the desert airport (towards the right) seen later in Scene 24

Scene 10 - Let it burn

Trailer 2 - Scene 10: Throwing a molotov cocktailTrailer 2 - Scene 10: Oh no it's on fireTrailer 2 - Scene 10: Like a bossTrailer 2 - Scene 10: You have homeowner's insurance
  • Trevor tosses a Molotov and ignites a house
  • An ignition trail says he used a gas can similar to previews
  • Many details including outlets
  • The house blows apart

Scene 11 - Trevor at old gas station

Trailer 2 - Scene 11: Just ignore the bodies
  • "I'll swing by and sign the contracts, alright? Just ignore the bodies."
  • There has obviously been a fight as bodies lay in the background
  • This appears to be the same desert location in the first trailer featuring the hooker and Phoenix

Scene 12 - Port of Los Santos

Trailer 2 - Scene 12: Gerald Desmond Bridge
  • The Gerald Desmond Bridge is shown with Downtown in the distance as night falls
  • A few vehicles including what might be a Benson soda truck on the left

Scene 13 - North of the port

Trailer 2 - Scene 13: All that urban sprawl
  • Another freight train with shipping container cars (8 of them) and a red bus cruise through the streets
  • Vincent Thomas Bridge in middle background
  • LA Coliseum off to the right

Scene 14 - Beach bench

Trailer 2 - Scene 14: Tell me the wayTrailer 2 - Scene 14: That's where it is
  • Santa Monica area with Del Perro Pier
  • Michael, Franklin, and possibly Lamar who asks Michael where Berto(?) Beach House is. Michael points them in the right direction
  • Yellow house behind them is based on 1329 Palisades Road
  • "Ballas " written on bench - will they and other gangs return in GTAV?
  • This is possibly where Franklin and Michael meet for the first time.

Scene 15 - Repo

Trailer 2 - Scene 15: Repossessing can be funTrailer 2 - Scene 15: Speeding awayTrailer 2 - Scene 15: That's a very nice carTrailer 2 - Scene 15: What happens when you don't pay
  • Franklin repos a white 9F and drives it away
  • House is based on 1327 Palisades Beach Road (has yellow stairs on beach side), next to the house behind Franklin in the previous scene
  • Bobcat security(?) sign next to driveway
  • License plate of 9F says "SA Exempt"
  • 101 Ocean Ave along highway on right
  • The person who is possibly Lamar appears to be in the red car leading him around
  • Many vehicles including possibly a Pony and Manana on the highway
  • In the background of the highway part you can spot a Xoomer gas station sign
  • Can see the 9F's suspension at work as it comes close to the camera
  • Up-n-Atom shown in background of street shot

Scene 16 - Franklin's Family

Trailer 2 - Scene 16: Franklin and girlfriend in houseTrailer 2 - Scene 16: Maybe Franklin's girlfriend
  • Woman who appears to be Franklin's girlfriend
  • "I don't care how many cars you own, you ain't changing!"
  • Fancy place is fancy - does Franklin use the cars he repos to appear wealthier to her?
  • Possibly Chateau Marmont outside left window when looking at her

Scene 17 - Dropping cars

Trailer 2 - Scene 17: Falling off the backTrailer 2 - Scene 17: Too late to swerve
  • A tractor trailer carrying cars drops one (Aston Martin DB5 type) as police pursue the truck
  • Great detail as we pass the car
  • This scene leads to one of the screenshots from August with Franklin on the truck's trailer.
  • The LA Coliseum is in the background

Scene 18 - Franklin and Lamar(?)

Trailer 2 - Scene 18: I'm coolTrailer 2 - Scene 18: Doesn't need the hood
  • Lamar: "I can get my money in the hood. I'm cool!"
  • Franklin: "Cool what? Slinging dope and throwing up gang signs?"
  • The yellow house behind them is the same one from Scene 14 with Michael pointing them away
  • House numbers appear to be prevalent - will characters have actual addresses?

Scene 19 - Highway wreck

Trailer 2 - Scene 19: Smashy smashyTrailer 2 - Scene 19: Passing the wreck
  • Cars collide as Franklin (white F620) chases a very expensive blue car (Cheetah)

Scene 20 - Therapist

Trailer 2 - Scene 20: Back in TherapyTrailer 2 - Scene 20: Michael looking thoughtful
  • Michael talks with a therapist about his son Jimmy, a "good kid" as we will see...
  • "VAIN" magazine on table behind Michael

Scene 21 - Family affair

Trailer 2 - Scene 21: Jimmy what are you doing?Trailer 2 - Scene 21: Hang on JimmyTrailer 2 - Scene 21: Caught him
  • A young white male holds onto a swaying sail boat boom being trucked along a freeway. Franklin is on the boat and Michael is driving a red car (confirmed Sentinel) behind them.
  • Michael weaves through traffic to catch the young man before he hits the pavement.
  • We can safely assume the young kid is Jimmy, helping his father and Franklin.
  • Note the food truck, possibly tacos. We also see a white Washington and blue Dilettante. The sail boat is a Marquis and the truck hauling it is a Phantom.
  • Airport can be seen in the background right before the catch as we approach the Vincent Thomas Bridge to the port

Scene 22 - We're bouncing now

Trailer 2 - Scene 22: Let's bounce
  • Michael and Jimmy are in a car
  • Apparently Jimmy is a wigger (or wigga for those who may be offended :P )
  • Jimmy: "Hey let's bounce"
  • Michael: "Bounce? We're bouncing now..."
  • "Nutsaki" or "Nutsakt" company name back left, uniform shop back right
  • Blue sports car rides through background (possibly the car resembling a Lotus Elise in a screenshot)

Scene 23 - Trevor stomps the yard

Trailer 2 - Scene 23: Bashing his brains inTrailer 2 - Scene 23: Unknown onlookersTrailer 2 - Scene 23: Trevor is insane
  • We see Trevor finishing someone on the ground
  • Some colorful people watch
  • Possibly Ron (Trevor's neighbor) on the left
  • Woman on right appears to be wearing a biker jacket with blank panels
  • Old sign says "Sandy Shores Beach Front Recreation Area, Welcome"

Scene 24 - Flying around

Trailer 2 - Scene 24: Take-offTrailer 2 - Scene 24: Escape by airTrailer 2 - Scene 24: Flying over the river
  • Trevor takes control of a small red and white airplane (Cuban 800, a vehicle in Max Payne 3 files)
  • He takes off from a desert airport with bullets hitting the plane and flies around the mountains
  • Motorcycles and black vans with wing logos are at the airport. Same logo appears on the Slamvan in the Lost and Damned - did Trevor interfere with their expanding business?
  • Freight train seen again on the bridge we've been seeing in screenshots
  • He's chasing another plane through the valley (lower right near the end)

Scene 25 - Boom!

Trailer 2 - Scene 25: Blasting ipen the vaultTrailer 2 - Scene 25: Boom goes the dynamite
  • A vault gets blown open
  • Another explosion rocks a loading dock

Scene 26 - Chop chop

Trailer 2 - Scene 26: Don't hit the dog
  • A rottweiler runs past a black car (likely Chop as seen in Franklin's artwork) while two passengers shoot handguns from the car. There are at least three people in the car, possibly the protagonists.
  • Missing person/pet poster on telephone pole, Cluckin' Bell billboard in background

Scene 27 - Sliding across the hood

Trailer 2 - Scene 27: Up and Over
  • A quick action shot in an old railyard as mentioned by a sign back-left
  • Unknown who the man and driver with safety vest are
  • The man sliding across is looking back at a bright light off to the far left, possibly a flashlight on a gun (good reason to run away) - was he trying to steal something valuable from the warehouses?
  • 6th Street Bridge in background

Scene 28 - Running across the hood

Trailer 2 - Scene 28: Dog Chasing him down
  • The same car (Emperor) and driver as Chop runs across the hood in a different area
  • There is a white Contender on the left.

Scene 29 - Long way down

Trailer 2 - Scene 29: Don't look down
  • Michael rappels down a building (IAA buidling, real life California Plaza) as shown in previews and screenshots
  • People can be seen in the windows as Michael moves past

Scene 30 - Bugstars

Trailer 2 - Scene 30: Smash and GrabTrailer 2 - Scene 30: Grab the jewels
  • A very quick shot of a glass case being broken into with the Bugstars uniform
  • Jewelry store, likely same exact one from first trailer

Scene 31 - Highway at night

Trailer 2 - Scene 31: South to the Del Perro Freeway
  • Franklin speeds away from exploding cars along the Del Perro Freeway at night

Scene 32 - Bail

Trailer 2 - Scene 32: Driving out of a planeTrailer 2 - Scene 32: Bailout
  • A Jeep look-alike (Bodhi) rolls out of the back of a cargo plane (is this the C-130-type spotted in Max Payne 3 multiplayer?), Trevor jumps with a parachute
  • Awesome lighting as we exit
  • The desert area below looks massive.
  • Highway from Scene 4 towards the left. Satellite dishes in the middle. Likely the airstrip from Scene 24 on the right

Scene 33 - Dirt bikes and Quads

Trailer 2 - Scene 33: Gonna win the raceTrailer 2 - Scene 33: Wipeout
  • A race on Sanchez bikes and Quads through a rural area. Another scene related to an August screenshot.
  • Even small crashes look good
  • Franklin pulls ahead in the red jacket

Scene 34 - Trevor train wreck

Trailer 2 - Scene 34: What is Trevor up to?Trailer 2 - Scene 34: That's gotta hurt
  • Trevor hangs on to the top of a moving freight train locomotive
  • There is an earpiece of some kind in his ear
  • Tow truck very early on left roadway and larger wrecker behind Trevor
  • Two trains collide on the same rail bridge we have been seeing, Trevor gets launched off
  • Locomotives bend from the force of the impact
  • Rail company is "Go Loco"

Scene 35 - Introductions

Trailer 2 - Scene 35: My best friendTrailer 2 - Scene 35: Meet the son I never hadTrailer 2 - Scene 35: Unholy Trinity
  • Another scene from recent previews shows Michael introducing Franklin (the son he always wanted) to Trevor (his best friend) before the rappelling mission
  • Buzzard attack helicopter
  • Trevor says Michael's therapist has a lot to answer for - did the therapist tell Michael to get back into this business?

Scene 36 - Nighthawk

Trailer 2 - Scene 36: Chasing helicoptersTrailer 2 - Scene 36: No time to dodgeTrailer 2 - Scene 36: Bye-byeTrailer 2 - Scene 36: Mid-air collision
  • Military jet (Hydra?) shoots missiles at a police helicopter
  • Two police helicopters have their spotlights on the same location

Scene 37 - Ruh-roh, Raggy

Trailer 2 - Scene 37: What just happened?
  • The three protagonists see something they all think isn't right. Similar to the Three Wise Monkeys (see no evil, speak no evil, hear no evil).

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