Tropic Thunder (2008)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy

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Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.


  • Ben Stiller and Steve Coogan in Tropic Thunder (2008)
  • Jack Black and Brandon T. Jackson in Tropic Thunder (2008)
  • Nick Nolte and Bill Hader in Tropic Thunder (2008)
  • Robert Downey Jr. at an event for Tropic Thunder (2008)
  • Jay Baruchel in Tropic Thunder (2008)

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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast


Ben Stiller


Justin Theroux (screenplay), Ben Stiller (screenplay), Etan Cohen (screenplay), Ben Stiller (story), Justin Theroux (story)


Release Date:

13 August 2008


English, Mandarin

Country of Origin

USA, UK, Germany

Box Office


$92,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,812,796 (USA) (15 August 2008)


$110,416,702 (USA) (7 November 2008)

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