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.
Robert Downey, Jr. improvised many of his lines.
My son gave this to me.
Kirk Lazarus: That's your stick buddy?
Tugg Speedman: His name is Twiggman.
Kirk Lazarus: Does he want to come with us?
In the opening moments, we are told the location is "South East Vietnam." Later the specific setting is Quang Tri. During the Vietnam War, Quang Tri was South Vietnam's northernmost province. However, it is specified that Quang Tri was the location of the "set" of Tropic Thunder, not that it was the location of the events on which the film was based.
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.
Written by Flo Rida, Montay Humphrey, Korey Roberson, Howard Simmons & T-Pain (as T-Pain)
Performed by Flo Rida featuring T-Pain (as T-Pain)
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group & TV Licensing
T-Pain appears courtesy of Jive Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
RUR 53,779,966 (Russia) (17 August 2008)
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