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" conversation, Lazarus notes that Sean Penn "went home empty handed" for I Am Sam (2001). The year of the Academy Awards where "Tropic Thunder" was eligible for nominations (and Robert Downey, Jr. received a Best Actor in a Supporting Role nomination for "Tropic Thunder") Sean Penn won the Best Actor Oscar for Milk (2008).
Cockburn, from now on my fist is going to be so far up your shithole that every time you have a thought, it's gonna have to tiptoe past my wedding ring...
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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