Tropic Thunder Soundtrack

Each song is provided with a scene description and timestamp, as well as a full-length audio playback.

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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 14 songs that can be heard in the movie “Tropic Thunder”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album but are used in the movie.


All 14 songs featured in “Tropic Thunder”:

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"Ball of Confusion" by The Temptations
Timestamp: 0:00 | Scene: Opening scenes. Helicopters above the jungle and attacking guys on the ground.
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"You're My Brother" by Theodore Shapiro
Timestamp: 0:03 | Scene: As they shoot the movie Tug (Ben Stiller) is shot from behind and kneels down in a parody of Platoon. Kirk (Robert Downey, Jr.) runs from the helicopter to save him.
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"I Love Tha Pussy" by Brandon T. Jackson (as Alpa Chino)
Timestamp: 0:09 | Scene: Talking about Alpa Chino on Access Hollywood on the TV as Tug watches.
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"Name of the Game" by The Crystal Method
Timestamp: 0:17 | Scene: The guys fly in the helicopter atop the jungle to film guerilla style. They land in a clearing in the trees.
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"Run Through The Jungle" by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Timestamp: 0:28 | Scene: The guys trek through the jungle together led by Tug. Four Leaf (Nick Nolte) and Cody stand next to the chopper. Jeff (Jack Black) almost gets caught taking drugs off Kevin (Jay Baruchel).
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"Sympathy for the Devil" by The Rolling Stones
Timestamp: 0:39 | Scene: Tug leaves the group and sets off down the river on his own. The other guys trek through the jungle. Kevin talks about the format war.
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"Sometimes When We Touch" by Dan Hill
Timestamp: 0:54 | Scene: The ringtone on Peck's (Matthew McConaughey) phone.
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"Sometimes When We Touch" by Dan Hill
Timestamp: 1:00 | Scene: The ringtone on Peck's phone.
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"Low" by Flo Rida (Feat. T-Pain)
Timestamp: 1:01 | Scene: Les Grossman (Tom Cruise) plays the song in his office as Peck watches. Les offers Peck a G5 plane as he dances.
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"Low" by Flo Rida (Feat. T-Pain)
Timestamp: 1:03 | Scene: Les puts the song back on as Peck ponders the deal.
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"For What It's Worth" by Buffalo Springfield
Timestamp: 1:06 | Scene: Tug takes off his Simple Jack make-up. A child gives him a twig man oscar. Peck thinks about the choice Les has given him in his office. Kevin talks about the stars.
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"Get Back" by Ludacris
Timestamp: 1:30 | Scene: Les dances to the music. Continues into the end credits.
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"The Name of the Game (The Crystal Method's Big Ass T.T. Mix)" by The Crystal Method
Timestamp: 1:33 | Scene: 2nd song in end credits.
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"You're My Brother" by Theodore Shapiro
Timestamp: 1:36 | Scene: 3rd song in end credits (largely instrumental).
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What’s the movie about?
Through a series of crazy events, a group of actors making a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they portray.

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