Charlie Wilson's War Synopsis
A congressman, a socialite and a CIA agent boost funding for covert operations in Afghanistan.
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Certainly not a history lesson...

By Jaycee5
Let me start out by saying that this movie is fantastic, Julia Roberts is a bit predictable with a bad accent but Tom Hanks was...well...Tom Hanks. Amazing as always. This movie is not “thought...

Sophiscated, Witty and Ironic.

By Chefdog03
I saw an advaced screening of Charlie Wilsons War on 12-20-07. Right from the start you can tell it is a movie for adults based on the topic. Most young adults wont understand the politics involved,...

An assumption and I do not want to see

By mecharliebrown
Making a prediction based on the track record of the leftist pig filled Hollywood. This is another attempt by the liberals to change history in which they are falsely giving credit for the fall of...


By RandytheMovieFan
Great acting, well written, superb production values, a nice history lession and extremely relevant today. Couldn't make a better film choice today. And it's even very funny at times too!...

this isnt a review i just wanted to say the guy below me is an idiot

By MovieReviewer1990
its a movie chill out...


tom hanks and julia roberts are wonderful in this movie. though if any of it is as true as the movie then im once again disgusted with how the government spends our money! but like i said good movie...


By DOUG158
Unfortunately, highlights lost opportunities this country had when it comes to Afghanistan....

Interesting but not groundbreaking

My son (15) and I had a good time. The story is interesting and the movie is well done. yet, I was expecting more with such a cast....

Charlie Wilson's War

By Lynnjack8
We thought it was incredibly well done! Gave info we were not aware of re: Afghanistan, et. And a confirmation of how we feel our government/congress works/doesn't work with our tax dollars. Tom...

Comedy was great!

By bkalex
Some of the propagandish portrayals of anti-soviet policy during the cold war bothered me a bit. I guess it's supposed to be a story of a 'fck-up' in american foreign policy. But, at times it...

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Rated R | For strong language, nudity, sexual/content and some drug use
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Common Sense Media says Adult comedy takes an incisive look at politics.
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