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Tropic Thunder (13-Aug-2008)

Director: Ben Stiller

Writers: Etan Cohen; Ben Stiller; Justin Theroux

Keywords: Action/Comedy, Hollywood, Filmmaking, Vietnam War, Infantry, Explosions

A series of bizarre events force a cast of tough-guy actors playing soldiers in a new movie to act their roles out in the real world.

ABSTRACT
Action film veterans Tugg Speedman, Kirk Lazarus, and Jeff Portnoy head to Southeast Asia to star in an ensemble flick about the Vietnam War. When a series of strange occurrences result in Tugg's kidnapping at the hands of local drug dealers, however, the cast and crew -- ordinarily suited for pretend fighting, as opposed to the real thing -- must band together and play their parts out in the real world if they are to stand a chance at rescuing their friend.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tyra Banks
Model
4-Dec-1973   America's Next Top Model
Jay Baruchel
Actor
9-Apr-1982   She's Out of My League
Lance Bass
Singer
4-May-1979   *NSYNC, the Quiet One
Jason Bateman
Actor
14-Jan-1969   Arrested Development
Jack Black
Musician
28-Aug-1969   Half of Tenacious D
Yvette Nicole Brown
Actor
12-Aug-1971   Shirley Bennett on Community
Steve Coogan
Actor
14-Oct-1965   I'm Alan Partridge
Tom Cruise
Actor
3-Jul-1962   Flamboyant Scientologist
Robert Downey, Jr.
Actor
4-Apr-1965   The Gingerbread Man
Bill Hader
Actor
7-Jun-1978   Saturday Night Live
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Actor
21-Feb-1979   Ghost Whisperer
Brandon T. Jackson
Actor
7-Mar-1984   Roll Bounce
Danny R. McBride
Actor
29-Dec-1976   Eastbound & Down
Matthew McConaughey
Actor
4-Nov-1969   Contact
Maria Menounos
Journalist
8-Jun-1978   Entertainment Tonight
Nick Nolte
Actor
8-Feb-1941   48 Hours
Alicia Silverstone
Actor
4-Oct-1976   Clueless
Amy Stiller
Actor
9-Aug-1961   Yet Another Stiller
Ben Stiller
Actor
30-Nov-1965   There's Something About Mary
Christine Taylor
Actor
30-Jul-1971   Marcia in the Brady Bunch movies
Jon Voight
Actor
29-Dec-1938   Midnight Cowboy

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