Argo Image
Metascore
86

Universal acclaim - based on 45 Critics

User Score
7.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 781 Ratings

Summary: Based on true events, “Argo” chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis—the truth of which was unknown by the public for decades. On November 4, 1979, as the Iranian revolution reaches its boiling point, militants storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, taking 52 Americans hostage. But, in the midst of the chaos, six Americans manage to slip away and find refuge in the home of the Canadian ambassador. Knowing it is only a matter of time before the six are found out and likely killed, a CIA “exfiltration” specialist named Tony Mendez comes up with a risky plan to get them safely out of the country. A plan so incredible, it could only happen in the movies. (Warner Bros.)
Runtime: 120 min
Rating: rated R for language and some violent images
Official Site: argothemovie.com
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Home Release Date: Feb 19, 2013
Director Credit
Ben Affleck Director
Writer Credit
Chris Terrio Writer
Joshuah Bearman Writer
Cast Credit
Adrienne Barbeau Nina
Alan Arkin Lester Siegel
Ben Affleck Tony Mendez
Bryan Cranston Jack O'Donnell
Chris Messina Cast
Clea DuVall Cora Lijek
John Goodman John Chambers
Kerry Bishé Cast
Kyle Chandler Cast
Michael Parks Cast
Richard Kind Cast
Tate Donovan Cast
Taylor Schilling Cast
Titus Welliver Jon Bates
Zeljko Ivanek Adam Engell
Producer Credit
Chay Carter Executive Producer
Chris Brigham Executive Producer
David Klawans Executive Producer
George Clooney Producer
Grant Heslov Producer
Nina Wolarsky Executive Producer
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