Tropic Thunder

Tropic Thunder (2008)

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  • Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, War
  • Release Date: 2008-08-09
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 5877 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 47min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: DreamWorks Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Ben Stiller
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A group of self-absorbed actors set out to make the most expensive war film ever. After ballooning costs force the studio to cancel the movie, the frustrated director refuses to stop shooting, leading his cast into the jungles of Southeast Asia, where they encounter real bad guys.

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  • Ben Stiller

    as Tugg Speedman
  • Robert Downey Jr.

    as Kirk Lazarus
  • Jack Black

    as Jeff Portnoy
  • Jay Baruchel

    as Kevin Sandusky
  • Brandon T. Jackson

    as Alpa Chino
  • Brandon Soo Hoo

    as Tran
  • Matthew McConaughey

    as Rick Peck
  • Nick Nolte

    as Four Leaf Tayback
  • Danny McBride

    as Cody
  • Steve Coogan

    as Damien Cockburn
  • Bill Hader

    as Rob Slolom
  • Reggie Lee

    as Byong
  • Trieu Tran

    as Tru
  • Tobey Maguire

    as Tobey Maguire
  • Tyra Banks

    as Tyra Banks
  • Jon Voight

    as Jon Voight
  • Jennifer Love Hewitt

    as Jennifer Love Hewitt
  • Alicia Silverstone

    as Alicia Silverstone
  • Jason Bateman

    as Jason Bateman
  • Christine Taylor

    as Rebecca - Simple Jack Clip
  • Jeff Kahn

    as Snooty Waiter - Fatties Trailer
  • Anthony Ruivivar

    as Platoon Sergeant Shot in Head - Hot LZ
  • Eric Winzenried

    as Chopper Pilot - Hot LZ
  • Valerie Azlynn

    as Damien's Assistant - Vietnam Crew
  • Matt Levin

    as Cameraperson - Vietnam Crew
  • David Pressman

    as First Assistant Director - Vietnam Crew
  • Amy Stiller

    as Script Supervisor - Vietnam Crew
  • Dempsey Silva

    as Special Effects Assistant - Vietnam Crew
  • Jeff Weidemann

    as Speedman Assistant - Vietnam Crew
  • Nadine Ellis

    as Speedman Assistant - Vietnam Crew
  • Rachel Avery

    as Speedman Assistant - Vietnam Crew
  • Darryl Farmer

    as Alpa's Posse - Vietnam Crew
  • Rod Tate

    as Alpa's Posse - Vietnam Crew
  • Maria Menounos

    as Maria Menounos
  • Jel Galiza

    as Speedman's Chef - Speedman's Mansion
  • Andrea De Oliveira

    as Speedman's Trainer - Speedman's Mansion
  • Yvette Nicole Brown

    as Peck's Assistant - Peck's Office
  • J. Thomas Chon

    as Half Squat - Flaming Dragon Compound
  • Jacob Chon

    as Half Squat - Flaming Dragon Compound
  • Tom Cruise

    as Les Grossman
  • Mini Anden

    as Grossman's Secretary - Grossman's Office
  • Mike Hoagland

    as Grossman's Assistant - Grossman's Office
  • Lance Bass

    as Himself - Awards Ceremony
  • Linda Bella

    as Jon Voight's Date (uncredited)
  • Denise Bradley

    as Academy Awards Guest (uncredited)
  • Ella Christopher

    as Stewardess (uncredited)
  • Natalie Cohen

    as Stewardess (uncredited)
  • Larry Cruz

    as Gorilla Soldier (uncredited)
  • Angela Daun

    as Starlet (uncredited)
  • Clark DeVol

    as Sack Race Boy (uncredited)
  • Kaylee Dodson

    as Sack Race Girl (uncredited)
  • Jasmine Dustin

    as Trophy Presenter (uncredited)
  • David D. Espinoza

    as Audience Member (uncredited)
  • Eric Feliciano

    as Academy Awards Audience Member (uncredited)
  • Miko Hughes

    as Radio DJ (uncredited)
  • Dave Johnson

    as Journalist (uncredited)
  • Jillian Johnston

    as Four Leaf's Date (uncredited)
  • James Lew

    as Flaming Dragon Compound Person (uncredited)
  • Lesley Nicole Lewis

    as Booty Sweat Dancer (uncredited)
  • Fadhia Carmelle Marcelin

    as Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited)
  • Anya Monzikova

    as Trophy Presenter (uncredited)
  • Chad Mountain

    as Agency Assistant (uncredited)
  • Brittany Perry-Russell

    as Booty Sweat Girl (uncredited)
  • Simon Rhee

    as Flaming Dragon Compound Person (uncredited)
  • Samantha Sadoff

    as Farm Girl (uncredited)
  • Gaku Space

    as Guerilla Guard (uncredited)
  • Becca Sweitzer

    as Go Go Dancer (uncredited)
  • Kaye Marie Talise

    as Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited)
  • Sandra Valladares

    as Red Carpet Reporter (uncredited)
  • Julie Van

    as Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited)
  • Jobeth Wagner

    as Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited)
  • John Garry

    as Trailer Announcer - The Fatties (voice) (uncredited)
  • Justin Theroux

    as UH-1 Huey Gunner (uncredited)
Directing Ben Stiller Director
Writing Ben Stiller Screenplay
Writing Justin Theroux Screenplay
Writing Etan Cohen Screenplay
Production Stuart Cornfeld Producer
Production Eric McLeod Producer
Production Ben Stiller Producer
Production Justin Theroux Executive Producer
Camera John Toll Director of Photography
Editing Greg Hayden Editor
Production Kathy Driscoll-Mohler Casting
Production Francine Maisler Casting
Art Jeff Mann Production Design
Writing Ben Stiller Story
Writing Justin Theroux Story
Production Brian Taylor Producer
Sound Theodore Shapiro Original Music Composer
Visual Effects Dottie Starling Visual Effects
Art Richard L. Johnson Art Direction
Production Matt Eppedio Associate Producer
Art Dan Webster Art Direction
Art Daniel B. Clancy Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Marlene Stewart Costume Design
Production Mark Indig Unit Production Manager
Production Leeann Stonebreaker Production Supervisor
Art Maria Baker Set Designer
Art John Chichester Set Designer
Art Jeff Ozimek Set Designer
Art John Warnke Set Designer
Production Elizabeth Chodar Casting Assistant
Production Lauren Grey Casting Associate
Production Michael J. Burmeister Location Manager
Production Scott Allen Logan Location Manager
Directing Kim Berner Script Supervisor
Art Kyle Cooper Title Designer
Production Eve Light Honthaner Production Coordinator
Crew Brad Martin Stunt Coordinator
Crew Marguerite Pomerhn Derricks Choreographer
Directing Mark Cotone First Assistant Director
Directing Dieter Busch Second Assistant Director
Visual Effects Michael L. Fink Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Patrick Esposito Visual Effects Producer
Crew Patrick Esposito Post Production Supervisor
Directing Phil Neilson Second Unit Director
Directing E. J. Foerster Second Unit Director
Art Marco Rubeo Assistant Art Director
Art David E. Scott Assistant Art Director
Art Harry E. Otto Assistant Art Director
Art Martha Johnston Assistant Art Director
Camera Mike Thomas Camera Operator
Camera Daniel C. Gold Camera Operator
Camera Chris Toll First Assistant "A" Camera
Camera Jeff Pelton Second Assistant "A" Camera
Sound Steve Cantamessa Sound Mixer
Camera Merie Weismiller Wallace Still Photographer
Camera Brooks Robinson "B" Camera Operator
Camera Brooks Robinson Steadicam Operator
Camera Patrick McArdle First Assistant "B" Camera
Camera Eric Amundsen Second Assistant "B" Camera
Camera Michael A. Chavez "C" Camera Operator
Camera Steve Adcock "C" Camera Operator
Camera Tony Nagy First Assistant "C" Camera
Camera Scott Ronnow Second Assistant "C" Camera
Camera Torry Tukuafu Second Assistant "C" Camera
Camera Brian Matsumura Camera Loader
Crew Michael J. Hogan Video Assist Operator
Crew Greg Mitchell Video Assist Operator
Lighting Randy Woodside Chief Lighting Technician
Art Steven Melton Property Master
Art Lance Larson Assistant Property Master
Crew Ron Licari Armorer
Costume & Make-Up Lisa Tomczeszyn Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Geoffrey Roiz Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Gerald Quist Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Gerald Quist Special Effects Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Leslie Devlin Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Heather Plott Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Beth Miller Hair Department Head
Production Gail Martin-Sheridan Production Accountant
Production Lori Ikeda Payroll Accountant
Editing Steven Trapani Assistant Editor
Crew Alex L. Worman Unit Publicist
Art Heather Elwell Art Department Coordinator
Art Mark Weissenfluh Leadman
Art Scott G. Jones Leadman
Art Julie Smith Leadman
Art David M. Milstien Set Dresser
Art Mark Green Set Dresser
Art Jack Blanchard Set Dresser
Art Adam Kirby Set Dresser
Art Michael Kaahanni Jr. Set Dresser
Art Michael Kaahanui III Set Dresser
Art Anthony Klaiman Set Dresser
Art Jonas Kirk Construction Coordinator
Crew Bill M. Puluti Transportation Coordinator
Crew Ken Catando Transportation Captain
Crew John Reed Transportation Captain
Crew Antonio Molina Transportation Co-Captain
Crew Steve D. Weinmuller Transportation Co-Captain
Crew Laura Gary Studio Teacher
Sound Craig Henighan Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Jim Brookshire Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Derek Vanderhorst Sound Effects Editor
Sound Warren Hendriks Sound Effects Editor
Sound Paula Fairfield Sound Effects Editor
Sound Vanessa Lapato Dialogue Editor
Sound Benjamin Beardwood Dialogue Editor
Sound Doug Jackson Dialogue Editor
Sound Jason Tuttle Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Ron Bartlett Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Doug Hemphill Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Craig Henighan Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Thomas J. O'Connell ADR Mixer
Sound Rick Canelli ADR Recordist
Sound Steve Baine Foley Artist
Sound Peter Persaud Foley Recordist
Crew Meghan L. Noble Visual Effects Editor
Sound Daryl B. Kell Supervising Music Editor
Sound Scott Stambler Music Editor
Sound Stephanie Lowry Music Editor
Sound Brian Bulman Music Editor
Editing Gary Burritt Negative Cutter
Editing Mathieu Reid Color Timer
Editing Byron Wong First Assistant Editor
Editing Curtis Croeni First Assistant Editor
Crew Jeff Imada Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Kerry Mendenhall Hairstylist
Crew Christine Rivera In Memory Of
Crew Brandon Sebek Utility Stunts
Crew Zack Duhame Stunts