Ben Stiller | 'Tropic Thunder' | 2008

In the action comedy "Tropic Thunder," a group of actors shoot a war movie, starring, from left, Kirk Lazarus (Robert Downey Jr.), an over-the-top Australian-born method actor who has gone to extremes to get into character; with Sandusky (Jay Baruchel), a novice thespian; Jeff Portnoy (Jack Black), a gross-out comedy star; Four Leaf Tayback (Nick Nolte), the real-life inspiration for the film; Tugg Speedman (Ben Stiller), pampered action superstar; and rap star Alpa Chino (Brandon T. Jackson).
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