The Resource Tropic thunder, Goldcrest Pictures ; DreamWorks ; Internationale Filmproduktion Stella-del-Sud Second ; Red Hour Films ; Road Rebel ; produced by Stuart Cornfeld, Eric McLeod, Ben Stiller ; story by Ben Stiller & Justin Theroux ; screenplay by Ben Stiller & Justin Theroux and Etan Cohen ; directed by Ben Stiller, (videorecording)

Tropic thunder, Goldcrest Pictures ; DreamWorks ; Internationale Filmproduktion Stella-del-Sud Second ; Red Hour Films ; Road Rebel ; produced by Stuart Cornfeld, Eric McLeod, Ben Stiller ; story by Ben Stiller & Justin Theroux ; screenplay by Ben Stiller & Justin Theroux and Etan Cohen ; directed by Ben Stiller, (videorecording)

Label
Tropic thunder
Title
Tropic thunder
Statement of responsibility
Goldcrest Pictures ; DreamWorks ; Internationale Filmproduktion Stella-del-Sud Second ; Red Hour Films ; Road Rebel ; produced by Stuart Cornfeld, Eric McLeod, Ben Stiller ; story by Ben Stiller & Justin Theroux ; screenplay by Ben Stiller & Justin Theroux and Etan Cohen ; directed by Ben Stiller
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Watch John 'Four Leaf' Tayback as he fights a gruesome battle during the Vietnam War. But, this is actually a scene from 'Tropic Thunder,' a big-budget adaptation of Tayback's wartime memoir. Starring as the central platoon are Speedman, Lazarus, Chino and Portnoy, as well as young character actor Kevin Sandusky. To play the character of African American Sgt. Osiris, Lazarus dyes his skin dark and refuses to break from character. When a scene goes awry, the film's director, Damien Cockburn goes off. With filming a month behind schedule only five days into shooting, the real 'Four Leaf' takes Cockburn aside and suggests that he drop the actors in a real jungle and use hidden cameras to capture the action. Chaos and insanity ensue
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Toll ; editor, Greg Hayden ; music, Theodore Shapiro
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language including sexual references, violent content, and drug material
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.T76 2008
PerformerNote
Robert Downey, Jr., Jack Black, Jay Baruchel, Brandon T. Jackson, Ben Stiller, Eric Winzenried, Steve Coogan, Danny McBride
Runtime
107
Technique
live action
Label
Tropic thunder, Goldcrest Pictures ; DreamWorks ; Internationale Filmproduktion Stella-del-Sud Second ; Red Hour Films ; Road Rebel ; produced by Stuart Cornfeld, Eric McLeod, Ben Stiller ; story by Ben Stiller & Justin Theroux ; screenplay by Ben Stiller & Justin Theroux and Etan Cohen ; directed by Ben Stiller, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn260574048
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097363501541
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
35015
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)260574048
System details
DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tropic thunder, Goldcrest Pictures ; DreamWorks ; Internationale Filmproduktion Stella-del-Sud Second ; Red Hour Films ; Road Rebel ; produced by Stuart Cornfeld, Eric McLeod, Ben Stiller ; story by Ben Stiller & Justin Theroux ; screenplay by Ben Stiller & Justin Theroux and Etan Cohen ; directed by Ben Stiller, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Title from container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn260574048
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097363501541
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
35015
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)260574048
System details
DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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