In the early 1980s, hard-drinking Texas Congressman Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks)-known for his addiction to pork-barrel projects-spearheads a massive covert operation to help Afghani rebels defeat the invading Soviet army. Charmed by the overtures of a Houston socialite (Julia Roberts), Wilson pursues the project with idealistic vigor. Based on true events, director Mike Nichols' satirical drama co-stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams. 102 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish; featurettes.