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Fans filmed this GTA video with a drone

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A reminder that GTA existed before Grand Theft Auto III

There's a moment in David Fincher's Zodiac that, intentionally or not, recreates the experience of playing the early Grand Theft Auto video games. The short shot required a Hollywood budget and some talented computer animators. Here's a handful of images from the sequence compiled by Andsoitbeginsfilms.com:

Zodiac

In this fan video, filmmakers create a similar shot, multiple times and for longer durations, with the help of a drone and a talented pilot.

Younger GTA fans might not be familiar with the early entries in the series, which were played from a bird's-eye view and had a lighter feel than modern games. Your character didn't go to a therapist, he just grabbed a chainsaw and chased little cartoon characters through the flat streets of Liberty City.