'Tropic Thunder' pulled off something few movies have -- it was both a hilarious satire on the movie industry and a legitimate action flick. It's hard to mix both and find success (many movies have tried) but the screenplay written by Justin Theroux and Etan Cohen did both.
The film was a success, retaining the number one position at the box office for three straight weeks, and earned $180 million during its theater run. We'd pay to watch it again just to see Tom Cruise.
Here are nine odd facts about 'Tropic Thunder' that will change the way you watch the movie.