The true story of the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, where 6 Americans were rescued under the guise of a fake film production.

You can own Argo on DVD now and watch it win Best Picture on Sunday! The Ben Affleck film tells the true story of six Americans who got out of Iran during the hostage crisis under the guise of making a fake film called Argo.
Ben Affleck has not only put himself back on the A-list as an actor with Argo, as a director, he is now in a class all by himself. Our Argo review finds the film one of the best of 2012 and an easy early contender for Best Picture.

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The true story of the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, where 6 Americans were rescued under the guise of a fake film production.

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Argo Quotes

Tony Mendez: We are responsible for these people.
Jack O'Donnell: What we are is required to follow orders.

John Chambers: [after hearing of the plan to get the hostages out] So you want to come to Hollywood, act like a big shot...
Tony Mendez: Yeah.
John Chambers: ...without actually doing anything?
Tony Mendez: Yeah.
John Chambers: [smiles] You'll fit right in!

Argo Review

To borrow the tagline of Argo, the movie may have been fake -- but the mission was real. The Ben Affleck-directed film, based on the...

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Rating: 4.3 / 5.0 (6 Votes)

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