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.

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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

Bad news, bad news. Even when it's good news, it's bad news. John Wayne in the ground 6 months and this is what is left of America.

Lester Siegel

Lester Siegel: The saying goes, "What starts in farce ends in tragedy."
John Chambers: No, it's the other way around.
Lester Siegel: Who said that exactly?
John Chambers: Marx.
Lester Siegel: Groucho said that?

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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