Tropic Thunder

Tropic Thunder is a 2008 action comedy directed by Ben Stiller, who wrote the screenplay with Justin Theroux and Etan Cohen.

The stars Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Jay Baruchel, and Brandon T. Jackson as a group of prima donna actors making a Vietnam .

When their frustrated director (Steve Coogan) drops them in the middle of a jungle, they are forced to rely on their acting skills to survive the real action and danger.

Tropic Thunder parodies many famous films, specifically those based on the Vietnam .

The ensemble cast includes Tom Cruise, Nick Nolte, Danny McBride, Matthew McConaughey, and Bill Hader.