Charlie Wilson's War (Widescreen Edition)
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Political movies about backroom negotiations need not be dry or heavy-handed, as Charlie Wilson's War delightfully proves. Based on the true story of playboy congressman Wilson's efforts to fund Afghanistan's defense against the Soviet invasion of the 1980s, the film is borne along on breezy attitude and a peppery script by West Wing scribe Aaron Sorkin. Wilson, played by Tom Hanks (who also produced), is the perfect hero for this kind of tale, because there's nothing perfect or heroic about him: He's a highball-swilling, fanny-pinching gadabout who becomes radicalized on the issue of helping the Afghans against their mighty aggressor. He has help in the form of a right-wing Texas…
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Rating: R (Restricted)
Studio: Universal Studios
Actors: Tom Hanks Julia Roberts Philip Seymour Hoffman Amy Adams Ned Beatty
Size: 7.5000" x 5.3000"
Weight: 0.4200 lbs.
Language: English, Spanish, French, French, Spanish, Arabic, English, Russian, English