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A 2008 satirical action comedy film directed by Ben Stiller starring Stiller, Jack Black and Robert Downey Jr. as a group of prima donna actors who are making a fictional Vietnam War film. When their frustrated director drops them in the middle of a jungle, they are forced to rely on their acting skills to survive the real action and danger.

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Is the title Tropic Thunder a play on words?

Is the title of the film Tropic Thunder (2008) meant to be a play on words given the film is essentially a parody of common action movie tropes (i.e. Tropic = "Trope-ic")?
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What does he mean, “you people”?

In the legendary movie Tropic Thunder the following conversation takes place: "What do you mean, 'you people'?" "What do YOU mean, 'you people'?" But what DOES he mean, 'you people'?