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Charlie Wilson's War Joanne Herring (Julia Roberts) and Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks) in Universal Pictures' Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Tom Hanks as Charlie Wilson and Julia Roberts as Joanne Herring in Universal Pictures' Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Tom Hanks and Philip Seymour Hoffman in action drama from Universal Pictures' Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Tom Hanks and producer Gary Goetzman in the set of Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Philip Seymour Hoffman and director Mike Nichols behind the scene of Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Director Mike Nichols in the set of Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Tom Hanks in Universal Pictures' Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Tom Hanks as Charlie Wilson and Julia Roberts as Joanne Herring in Universal Pictures' Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Tom Hanks stars in Universal Pictures' Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Tom Hanks star as Charlie Wilson in Universal Pictures' Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Tom Hanks as Charlie Wilson and Philip Seymour Hoffman as Gust Avrakotos in the scene of Universal Pictures' Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Philip Seymour Hoffman star as Gust Avrakotos in Universal Pictures' Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Tom Hanks star as Charlie Wilson in Universal Pictures' Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Amy Adams as Bonnie Bach and Tom Hanks as Charlie Wilson in Universal Pictures' Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Philip Seymour Hoffman star as Gust Avrakotos in Universal Pictures' Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Tom Hanks star as Charlie in Universal Pictures' Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Ned Beatty as Doc Long and Tom Hanks as Charlie in Universal Pictures' Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Tom Hanks stars in Universal Pictures' Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Julia Roberts star as Joanne Herring in Universal Pictures' Charlie Wilson's War.Charlie Wilson's War Julia Roberts star as Joanne Herring in drama movie Charlie Wilson's War.

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Release Year
2007

Tagline
Based on a true story. You think we could make all this up?

Plot Summary
A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

Run Time
102 min

Aspect Ratio
1.85 : 1

Rating Details
Rated R for strong language, nudity/sexual content and some drug use.

Genre
Biography, Drama

Language
English, Dari, Arabic, Russian

Keyword
Texas, Afghanistan, Foreign Policy, 1980s

Movie Rating

Sound Mix
SDDS, DTS, Dolby Digital

Colour
Color

Film Type
Feature

Film Class
Political Drama, Docudrama

Themes
Unlikely Heroes, Political Unrest

Tones
Irreverent, Wry, Talky, Humorous, Deadpan

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Budget
75000000

US Box Office
67000000

Release Date
2007-12-10

Country
USA

Country Of Origin
USA

Wikipedia Text

Charlie Wilson's War is a 2007 American comedy-drama film, based on the story of U.S. Congressman Charlie Wilson and CIA operative Gust Avrakotos, whose efforts led to Operation Cyclone, a program to organize and support the Afghan mujahideen during the Soviet–Afghan War.


Couple Profile Source
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Wilson's_War

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5

Youtube Video Code
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Tagline
A stiff drink. A little mascara. A lot of nerve. Who said they couldn't bring down the Soviet empire.

Rating Details
Rated R for strong language, nudity/sexual content and some drug use

Genre
Comedy, History

Country
Germany

Language
Urdu, Hebrew

Keyword
Congressman, Mujahideen

Country Of Origin
Germany

Wiki Bio Text
Synopsis by Jason Buchanan Produced by Tom Hanks, written by Aaron Sorkin, and directed by Mike Nichols, this adaptation of George Crile III's incendiary bestseller tells the remarkable story of the Texas congressman whose efforts to prevent the Red Army from overtaking Afghanistan eventually led to the collapse of the Soviet Union while simultaneously fueling the rise of radical Islam. In the early 1980s, a hastily assembled army of Afghan "freedom fighters" achieved the remarkable feat of fending off Soviet invaders despite the fact that the odds were overwhelmingly stacked against them. At the time, Texas congressman Charlie Wilson (Hanks) was a key member of the hugely powerful House Appropriations Committee. Illuminated to the specifics of this remarkable war by a high-profile Houston socialite, Wilson spearheaded an effort to provide hundreds of millions of dollars in weapons and training to the Mujahideen with more than a little help from brilliant but prickly CIA operative Gust Avrokotos. http://www.allmovie.com/movie/charlie-wilsons-war-v332835 In 1980, Congressman Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks) is more interested in partying than legislating, frequently throwing huge galas and staffing his congressional office with young, attractive women. His social life eventually brings about a federal investigation into allegations of his cocaine use, conducted by then-federal prosecutor Rudy Giuliani as part of a larger investigation into congressional misconduct. The investigation results in no charge against Charlie. A friend and romantic interest, Joanne Herring (Julia Roberts), encourages Charlie to do more to help the Afghan people, and persuades Charlie to visit the Pakistani leadership. The Pakistanis complain about the inadequate support of the U.S. to oppose the Soviet Union, and they insist that Charlie visit a major Pakistan-based Afghan refugee camp. Charlie is deeply moved by their misery and determination to fight, but is frustrated by the regional CIA personnel's insistence on a low key approach against the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. Charlie returns home to lead an effort to substantially increase funding to the mujahideen. As part of this effort, Charlie befriends the maverick CIA operative Gust Avrakotos (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and his understaffed Afghanistan group to find a better strategy, especially including a means to counter the Soviets' formidable Mi-24 helicopter gunship. This group was composed in part of members of the CIA's elite Special Activities Division, including a young paramilitary officer named Michael Vickers (Christopher Denham). As a result, Charlie's deft political bargaining for the necessary funding and Avrakotos' group's careful planning using those resources, such as supplying the guerrillas with FIM-92 Stinger missile launchers, turns the Soviet occupation into a deadly quagmire with their heavy fighting vehicles being destroyed at a crippling rate. The CIA's anti-communism budget evolves from $5 million to over $500 million (with the same amount matched by Saudi Arabia), startling several congressmen. This effort by Charlie ultimately evolves into a major portion of the U.S. foreign policy known as the Reagan Doctrine, under which the U.S. expanded assistance beyond just the mujahideen and began also supporting other anti-communist resistance movements around the world. Charlie states that senior Pentagon official Michael Pillsbury persuaded President Ronald Reagan to provide the Stingers to the Afghans: "Ironically, neither Gust nor Charlie was directly involved in the decision and claims any credit.":419 Charlie follows Gust's guidance to seek support for post-Soviet occupation Afghanistan, but finds almost no enthusiasm in the U.S. government for even the modest measures he proposes. The film ends with Charlie receiving a major commendation for the support of the U.S. clandestine services, but his pride is tempered by his fears of what unintended consequences his secret efforts could yield in the future and the implications of U.S. disengagement from Afghanistan.

Keyword
CIA (Central-Intelligence-Agency), Fall [downfall], Freedom-Fighter, Islam, Secret-Mission, Soviet-Union, Weapons-Dealer, Food for Thought, Strictly Speaking, Unlikely Heroes, Political Unrest, Arms [military Weapons], Army

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