Released Date
August 13, 2008
Distributor
DreamWorks
Genre
Comedy
Rating
R
Budget
$92,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$110,515,313 + $85,187,650 = $195,702,963
56

Robert Downey Jr.

as Kirk Lazarus

59

Tom Cruise

as Les Grossman - Grossman's Of

52

Jack Black

as Jeff Portnoy - Hot LZ

52

Matthew McConaughey

as Rick Peck - Peck's Office

43

Bill Hader

as Studio Executive Rob Slolom -

56

Ben Stiller

as Tugg Speedman - Hot LZ

37

Brandon T. Jackson

as Alpa Chino - Hot LZ

39

Jay Baruchel

as Kevin Sandusky - Hot LZ

45

Danny McBride

as Cody - Vietnam Crew

56

Steve Coogan

as Damien Cockburn - Vietnam Cr

80

Nick Nolte

as Four Leaf Tayback - Vietnam

26

Brandon Soo Hoo

as Tran - Flaming Dragon Compound

47

Reggie Lee

as Byong - Flaming Dragon Compo

About Tropic Thunder

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.

About

Ben Stiller directed film about a group of actors who must become the real-life war heroes they are portraying in order to survive in the jungle.

Trivia

Robert Downey Jr. received both an Academy Award and Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor for the film. Tom Cruise also earned a Golden Globe nod for Best Supporting Actor.