Tropic Thunder is a 2008 American satirical action comedy movie. It is about actors making a fictional movie about the Vietnam War. Ben Stiller (who also directed) plays Tugg. Robert Downey, Jr. plays Kirk. Tom Cruise plays Les. Nick Nolte plays John.
This movie was released on August 13, 2008. It got positive reviews. It also made lots of money.
The movie got criticism for frequently using the word "retarded", which is an ableist word.