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Charlie Wilson's War


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Release Date: December 21, 2007Running Time: 97 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $66,636,385.00
Genre: Adaptation, Biopic, Comedy, Drama, Historical, Period, Satire

Cast:

Tom Hanks

Julia Roberts

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Amy Adams

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Summary:
Charlie Wilson was a bachelor congressman from Texas who had a habit of showing up in hot tubs with strippers and cocaine. His "Good Time Charlie" exterior, however, masked an extraordinary mind, a deep sense of patriotism and a passion for the underdog, and in the early 1980s the underdog was Afghanistan--which had just been brutally invaded by the Russians. Charlie's longtime friend and patron and sometime lover was Joanne Herring, one of the wealthiest women in Texas and a virulent anti-communist. Believing the American response to the Russian invasion was anemic at best, she prods Charlie into doing more for the Mujahideen (Afghan freedom fighters). Charlie's partner in this uphill ende... Full Summary >>

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