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Tropic Thunder soundtrack

Tropic Thunder (2008)
Product detail
Format: CD
UPC: 78016340202
Label: Lakeshore Records
Label number: 34020
Running time: 56m30s
Shipping date: August 5th, 2008
Product availability
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Album Tracklist
1.  The Name of the Game - The Crystal Method
info: Big A** T.T. Mix
2.  Ball of Confusion (That's What the World is Today) - The Temptations
3.  Run Through the Jungle - Creedence Clearwater Revival
4.  Sadeness, Pt. 1 - Enigma
5.  U Can't Touch This - MC Hammer
...see complete tracklist
Soundtrack Q & A
Q: There's a song in the movie that I don't think is on the soundtrack... it's the song that's in another Vietnam war movie I think. I'm pretty sure it's playing when the group is in the helicopters on the way to Satan's Alley. The song is pretty famous and I had heard it before, but I can't remember for the life of me what it is. (from THE1andonlyAUZ in Southern California)
A: You're probably thinking of "For What It's Worth" by Buffalo Springfield (thanks to neonom1024, earthadd more info

Q: What is the song Tom Cruise dances to in the movie? (from red in fredericksburg va. usa)
A: "Get Back" by Ludacris (thanks to elwray, orange countyadd more info
A: The first one is "Low" by Flo-Rida. (thanks to kpityu, Hungaryadd more info

Q: What is the first song playing in the ending credits? I think it was in the movie 21 also.  (from idoc in Pittsburgh)
A: "You Don't Know Me Like That" by Goldie Loc. (thanks to Ih8clowns, Tacoma, wa, usaadd more info
A: "Get Back" by Ludacris (thanks to ih8clowns, Tacoma, wa, usaadd more info

Q: What's the song that goes "stop..... what's that sound..."? It's playing when they're walking. (from jojojojoj in nc)
A: "For What It's Worth" by Buffalo Springfield. (thanks to Dooooooomadd more info

Q: What's the song playing when they are all walking in the woods? (from Alex in miami florida)
A: "Run Through the Jungle" by Creedence Clearwater Revival (thanks to daisy, tennesseeadd more info

Q: What is the song playing in the beginning of the movie as they are doing the fake war scene with all the helicopters flying in?  (from D-Rack in Oregon)
A: "Ball of Confusion" by The Temptations (thanks to Superfly, Ohioadd more info

Q: What song is playing when John (Four Leaf) Tayback attacks the guys with the flamethrower? (from SamDaMan  in Iron River, MI)
A: "Frankenstein" by The Edgar Winter Group (thanks to Drew, Lenexa, KSadd more info

Q: What's the song with "...woot woo..." in it, and by who? (from thunder in aurora,il. u.s.)
A: I found it. It's "Sympathy for the Devil" by Rolling Stones. (thanks to thunder, aurora,il. u.s.add more info
A: It may be "Sympathy for the Devil" but it's a cover. Who did this cover? (thanks to Peterpan, Ukadd more info
A: Guns n Roses did the cover (thanks to Bizzkit, Woodbridge,VAadd more info

Q: Is the end credit music (dialog mix) on this CD? (from Skyboss in San Francisco, California)
A: "The Name of the Name" by Crystal Method. (thanks to Dave, Australiaadd more info

Q: What song is playing when Jack Black in about to sniff the coke? (from kr4zieking in califonia)
A: "The Pusher" by Steppenwolf (thanks to jrock, Canadaadd more info

Q: It's driving me mad!!! What is the track (title and artist) that Tom Cruise's character first plays and starts dancing to in Tropic Thunder? Lyrics: "...She hits the floor, next thing ya know....Low, low,low, low..." Really appreciate your help! (from Caroline in Manchester England)
A: "Low" by Flo-Rida (thanks to rattlesnake, Caliadd more info

Q: What song is playing when Ben Stiller leaves the group and moves alone in the jungle?? It starts with "...please allow me to introduce myself..." (from ran in indian)
A: That is "Sympthy for the Devil" by the Rolling Stones...... covered later by Gun N Roses (thanks to Texas90, Texasadd more info

Q: About 40 minutes in we hear a classic war song. I have heard it a million times, but I cannot think of the name of the song. Some of the lyrics are "who needs money" "I don't know but I love you" and "nights and fairies"? Does anyone have an idea on the song? It's not the CCR song. (from garaxiel in Michigan)
A: "I'd Love To Change The World" by 10 Years After (thanks to shpion, Nova, VAadd more info

Q: What's the song playing when Ben stiller puts his arms up (copying that scene in Platoon) at the start and the end of the movie? Thanks. (from Rios in England)
A: "You're My Brother" from the Tropic Thunder (score) album. (thanks to Seong, Malaysiaadd more info

Q: What is the song in this film that is also in the beginning of Lord of War with Nicolas Cage? It's even in Forrest Gump. (from courtney  in vidalia)
A: It's "For What its Worth" by Buffalo Springfield (thanks to Genjun, Saigon, Vietnamadd more info

Q: Where in the movie is the Creedence song "Run Through The Jungle"? I've scanned the entire movie 3 times and I keep missing it. Are there only a few seconds of it? (from moondoggy61 in Hillsboro, MO)
A: Try 33min 23sec into the movie.. ;) (thanks to redcap, Norwayadd more info

Q: What's the song playing in one of the first "adverts" during the satan's alley advert? (from lee in aus)
A: It's OK, I got it: "Sadeness Pt. 1" by Enigma (thanks to lee, Ausadd more info

Q: Am I the only one who noticed that "Run Through the Jungle" was only in the movie when it was in the theaters but NOT on the Blu-ray director's cut?? Did I just buy the only disc that DIDN'T have this song in it? I LOVED hearing that song in the movie!! Please, SOMEONE tell me I'm not just going crazy! :) And if I'm not, then WHY would they take this song out?? It's AWESOME!! (from Omar in Santa Ana, CA, US)
A: It's only in the extended version, they don't have it in the director's cut (thanks to anna, californiaadd more info

Q: What are the two songs Cruise listens to in the movie? (from jeff matney in muncie, in usa)
A: "Low" by Flo Rida and "Get Back" by Ludacris (thanks to Anna, californiaadd more info

Q: What's the song playing when Ben Stiller is going through the forest alone and he's on top of some mountain? (from Anna in California)
A: I think you are asking about "Sympathy for the Devil" by the Rolling Stones. (thanks to Rachelle, Canadaadd more info

Q: What is the song playing at the very beginning with the helicopter? (from gmvgrl in vt)
A: The song you're wondering about is "Ball of Confusion" by The Temptations. (thanks to Wild Card, Indianaadd more info

Q: What's the song playing in the beginning in "the scorcher" advertise? (from moikka in finland)
A: "Gothic Power" by Immediate Music (thanks to Feta, Londonadd more info

Q: What song is playing when the little Vietnamese boy awards Ben Stiller with a twig-man Oscar?? (from mehrin in bangladesh)
A: That song is "For What Its Worth" by Buffalo Springfield. (thanks to Wild Card, Indiana,USAadd more info

Q: What song is playing when everyone enters the jungle? It's not "Run Through the Jungle," nor is it "Sympathy for the Devil." The song is acoustic. (from Mending in Orlando)
A: "I'd Love To Change The World" - 10 Years After (thanks to ZD, NYCadd more info

Q: What's the song playing when the credits come on with Sargent 4 Leaf?
...from bobcorning in Wheaton Il (answer bobcorning's question)

Q: What song is playing in the Oscar scene?
...from chris  in wilmington, CA, U.S.A (answer chris 's question)

Q: What is the name of the song at the very end of the ending credits on Tropic Thunder? It almost sounds like it would be Mystikal... not the Ludacris "Get Back" song... the VERY end of the ending credits.
...from Kane in Missouri (answer Kane's question)

Q: What is the song playing near the beginning when they are all flying into the jungle on the helicopter? It is right before the director is killed by a land mine... (from bearsf385 in Chicago, Illinois)
A: The song is "Name of the Game" by The Crystal Method's (Big A** T.T. Mix) (thanks to Gogo10, Pakistanadd more info

Q: What is the song playing right as the movie ends? It's like a slow rap and it's not on the soundtrack.
...from Pua in Kaunakakai, HI (answer Pua's question)

Q: What song is playing when Ben Stiller is with that little kid?
...from PAIN in dallas,TX,USA (answer PAIN's question)

Q: Is there another expanded version of this soundtrack...? I seem to remember one with the Ludacris song on it. Thanks!! (from grrr8onphone in st. louis, MO)
A: Not an official one, nope. (thanks to Waaayyyneadd more info

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