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Tropic Thunder (R2) in January

Paramount Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Tropic Thunder on 26th January 2009. Directed by and starring Ben Stiller the cast of Tropic Thunder also includes Robert Downey Jr., Jack Black, Nick Nolte and Steve Coogan. The film follows five pampered actors on the set of a Vietnam War movie who are thrust into real-life danger and forced to become the fighting unit they’re attempting to portray in order to survive.

Available in single-disc (£19.99 RRP) and three-disc director’s cut (£26.99 RRP) editions, the latter features over 15-minutes of never-before-seen footage and a variety of special features including commentaries and Rain of Madness, a faux documentary on the making of the film. The third disc is Paramount Home Entertainment’s first digital copy (in the UK) which offers the film in both WMV and iTunes formats for playback on your preferred portable media device.

Single-Disc Edition: - The original theatrical cut with the following features:

  • Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • Cast Commentary with Ben Stiller, Jack Black and Robert Downey Jr.
  • Featurettes:
    • Blowing Shit Up
    • The Hot LZ
    • The Cast of Tropic Thunder (1 featurette each on Stiller, Black, Downey Jr., Baruchel, McBride, Jackson and Nolte)
  • Full Mags
  • Make-Up Test with Tom Cruise
  • Full Mags
  • Rain of Madness Trailer
  • MTV Movie Awards – Tropic Thunder

Director’s Cut 3-Disc Edition - The extended director’s cut with the following features:

Disc 1: Director's Cut Main Feature
  • Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • Subtitles (Main Feature): English, English HOH, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
  • Subtitles (Commentaries): English
  • Filmmaker commentary with Ben Stiller, Justin Theroux, Stuart Cornfeld, Jeff Mann, John Toll and Greg Hayden
  • Cast commentary with Ben Stiller, Jack Black and Robert Downey Jr.

Disc 2: Extra Features
  • Subtitles: English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish
  • Featurettes:
    • Blowing Shit Up
    • The Hot LZ
    • The Cast of Tropic Thunder (1 featurette each on Stiller, Black, Downey Jr., Baruchel, McBride, Jackson and Nolte)
  • Make-Up Test with Tom Cruise
  • Rain of Madness Trailer
  • MTV Movie Awards – Tropic Thunder
  • 2 Additional Featurettes:
    • Before the Thunder
    • Designing the Thunder
  • Rain of Madness Mockumentary
  • Dispatches from the Edge of Madness
  • 2 Deleted Scenes
  • 2 Extended Sequences
  • Alternate Ending
  • 4 Full Mags with intro
  • Video Rehearsals

Disc 3: Digital Copy


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