Argo (2012)

7.5 / Rated by 5 people

120 min.
Plot  On November 4, 1979, Iranian activists storm the United States embassy in Tehran in retaliation for President Jimmy Carter giving the Shah asylum in the U.S. during the Iranian Revolution. More than 50 of the embassy staff are taken as hostages, but six avoid capture and hide in the home of Canadian ambassador Ken Taylor. With the escapees' situation kept secret, the U.S. State Department begins to explore options for exfiltrating them from Iran. Tony Mendez, a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency exfiltration specialist, is brought in for consultation. He criticizes the proposals, but is at a loss when asked for an alternative. While on the phone with his son, he is inspired by watching ''Battle for the Planet of the Apes'' and begins plans for creating a cover story for the escapees: that they are Canadian filmmakers who happened to be in Iran scouting exotic locations for a similar science-fiction film.

Mendez contacts John Chambers, a Hollywood make-up artist who had previousl...



Ben Affleck
Tony Mendez
Bryan Cranston
Jack O'Donnell
Alan Arkin
Lester Siegel
John Goodman
John Chambers
Tate Donovan
Robert Anders
Clea DuVall
Cora Lijek
Christopher Denham
Mark Lijek
Scoot McNairy
Joe Stafford
Kerry Bishé
Kathy Stafford
Rory Cochrane
Lee Schatz
Victor Garber
Ken Taylor
Kyle Chandler
Hamilton Jordan
Chris Messina
Željko Ivanek
Robert Pender
Titus Welliver
Jon Bates
Bob Gunton
Cyrus Vance
Philip Baker Hall
Stansfield Turner
Richard Kind
Max Klein
Richard Dillane
Peter Nicholls
Keith Szarabajka
Adam Engell
Michael Parks
Jack Kirby
Tom Lenk
Taylor Schilling
Christine Mendez
Barry Livingston
David Marmor
Sheila Vand
Mina Kavani
Sahar (voice only)
Fouad Hajji


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Release Dates


United States




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