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Tropic Thunder  (2008)
Director: Ben Stiller
DreamWorks SKG // 13 August 2008 (U.S.)

Writing Credits 
Justin Theroux, Ben Stiller, Etan Cohen (screenplay)
Ben Stiller & Justin Theroux (story)

Executive Producer
Justin Theroux

Stuart Cornfeld
Eric McLeod
Ben Stiller

Starring Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Jay Baruchel, Brandon T. Jackson, Steve Coogan, Nick Nolte

Post Production Producer Patrick Esposito
Cinematography by John Toll
Film Editing by Greg Hayden
Casting By Kathy Driscoll, Francine Maisler
Production Design by Jeff Mann
Art Direction by Richard L. Johnson, Dan Webster
Set Decoration by Daniel B. Clancy
Costume Design by Marlene Stewart

A film crew is in Southeast Asia filming a Vietnam-war memoir. It's early in the shooting, but they're already behind schedule and over budget. On the day an accident befalls the novice director, the cast and crew are attacked by a gang of poppy-growing local drug dealers, except the cast and crew don't realize these aren't actors who are stalking them. The thugs kidnap Tugg Speedman, an actor whose star seems on the decline, and it's up to the rest of the ragtag team to band together long enough to attempt his rescue. But will Tugg want to leave?


Lakeshore Records (LKS-34024)
Regular release / Original Score
Total Time: 40:11

Music Composed by Theodore Shapiro
Conducted by Pete Anthony
Orchestrated by Pete Anthony, John Kull, John Ashton Thomas, Bruce Babcock, Jim Honeymann
Performed by The Hollywood Studio Symphony
Recorded at Eastwood Scoring Stage
Additional Recordings at Henson Recording Studios
Recorded and Mixed by Chris Fogel
Mixed at Hyperion Sound
Orchestra Contractor Sandy DeCrescent, Peter Rotter
Vocal Contractor Jasper Randall
Editors D. B. Kell, S. Stambler, S. Lowrey, B. Bulman
Music Preparation Victor Pesavento
Music Executives Randy Spendlove, Jennifer Hawks

1. You're my Brother (2:58)
2. Four Leaf's Plan (2:39)
3. Lead Farmer (3:56)
4. Enter the Dragons (0:58)
5. Bad Feeling about This (0:52)
6. Flaming Dragons (2:32)
7. Panda's Attack (1:17)
8. Panda Call (0:47)
9. The Golden Triangle (2:52)
10. A Night at the Theatre (0:48)
11. Don't Judge me (3:27)

12. Portnoy's Plan (0:36)
13. The Wet Offensive (1:51)
14. Shadow Me, Pinocchio (0:49)
15. Flamethrower (1:46)
16. Breakdown Under (2:01)
17. Truck Escape (1:00)
18. Blow the Bridge (2:21)
19. Real Tears (3:19)
20. Simple Jack Trailer (1:14)
21. Satan's Alley (0:53)
22. Cue Bill Conti (1:06)

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Theodore Shapiro "Tropic Thunder"


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