R | | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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.
In the "never go full retard" scene, Kirk cites Peter Sellers performance in Being There (1979) as a good example of how to avoid missing out on an Oscar by going "full retard", as opposed to Sean Penn in I Am Sam (2001). In reality, Sellers was only nominated for Being There (1979), just like Penn for I Am Sam (2001).
Drink Booty Sweat, baby! Drink Booty Sweat!
Kirk Lazarus: Yeah, get him chuggin' on some of Alpa's ass-water. That'll bring him around, it's a cure-all...
While Lincoln Osiris is supposed to be a sergeant, the only insignia he wears on his uniform are 2 corporals chevrons on his left collar. Sergeants should have at least 3 chevrons.
Tom Cruise (as Les) dances and the end credits start. Scenes from the movie are mixed in.
There is a director's extended cut which is available on the 3-disc special edition in the UK which contains more footage - runtime of overall film is 116 minutes on back of DVD case.
RUR 53,779,966 (Russia) (17 August 2008)
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