Tropic Thunder Cast

  • Ben Stiller

    This New York native was born into the business—both his mother (Anne Meara) and his father (Jerry Stiller) are actors. If his father's name rings a bell, that's because you may have seen him on...

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  • Jack Black

    Actor, comedian, singer, writer, Jack Black has done it all. Born in Santa Monica, California, he attended UCLA and appeared in Tim Robbin's play Carnage, which was mounted at the Edinburgh Theatre...

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  • Robert Downey Jr.

    The son of director Robert Downey, Junior made his film debut at the age of five playing a canine in his father's controversial 1960 absurdist satire, Pound. He also appeared in Greaser's Palace under...

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  • Steve Coogan

    Born and raised in Manchester, England, Steve Coogan trained as an actor at the Manchester Polytechnic School of Theatre. While studying, he gave standup comedy a shot in order to get his Equity card....

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  • Jay Baruchel

    Born in Ottawa, Jay Baruchel began taking acting classes when he was 12 and shortly after, landed his first professional acting job on a 1995 episode of the kids' series Are You Afraid of the...

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  • Danny McBride

    Born in Statesboro, Georgia, Danny McBride first gained attention with a starring role in All the Real Girls, winner of the 2003 Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. McBride attended the...

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  • Brandon T. Jackson

    By age 14, Brandon T. Jackson was performing at his father's church and was soon invited to perform at the famed Showtime at the Apollo and BET's Comic View. From there, Jackson and BET launched...

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  • Bill Hader

    Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Bill Hader's career took off when he became a regular cast member of Saturday Night Live in 2005. He has since segued into the feature film world with an impressive...

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  • Nick Nolte

    It took 15 years for the rumpled native of Omaha, Nebraska, to be an overnight success. And there was also the matter of the 45 year prison sentence handed down by the judge when the 21-year-old Nolte...

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  • Tom Cruise

    It's tough when you're one of the biggest stars on the planet—and everybody wants to take a shot at you. "I've heard that I'm misogynist. I'm a homosexual. I'm brainless. How can I be all of these...

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Tropic Thunder

Genre:  Comedy
Running Time:  106 min.
Release Date: August 13, 2008
DVD: November 18, 2008

Current rating: Rating: 4.35
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Cast: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Steve Coogan, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, Brandon T. Jackson, Bill Hader, Nick Nolte, Tom Cruise