Argo

Argo

"The movie was fake. The mission was real."
  • R
  • 2012
  • 7.7  (571,290)
  • 86

During the 1979 Iranian Hostage Crisis, when yellow ribbons were tied around trees in the United States: a CIA agent along with a couple of professionals from Hollywood, California came up with a scheme to set free six United States citizens who had found refuge at Canada’s Embassy. The Americans residing there had to remain non-disclosed in order to protect the diplomatist status of Canada. The characters of the hair-brained idea are Tony Mendez of the CIA (played by actor Ben Affleck); Lester Siegel

Argo
Argo
Argo

Trailer - 2 min 25 sec

Alan Arkin On His Character
Alan Arkin On His Character

Behind the Scenes - 23 sec

Tate Donovan On Ben Affleck
Tate Donovan On Ben Affleck

Behind the Scenes - 25 sec

Victor Garber On His Character
Victor Garber On His Character

Behind the Scenes - 23 sec

They Are Going To Try And Break You
They Are Going To Try And Break You

Clip - 57 sec

Ben Affleck On The Research He Did At The CIA
Ben Affleck On The Research He Did At The CIA

Behind the Scenes - 39 sec

Description
During the 1979 Iranian Hostage Crisis, when yellow ribbons were tied around trees in the United States: a CIA agent along with a couple of professionals from Hollywood, California came up with a scheme to set free six United States citizens who had found refuge at Canada’s Embassy. The Americans residing there had to remain non-disclosed in order to protect the diplomatist status of Canada.

The characters of the hair-brained idea are Tony Mendez of the CIA (played by actor Ben Affleck); Lester Siegel

Argo is a 2012 drama. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7 and a MetaScore of 86.

Argo is available to watch free on IMDb TV. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Max, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Argo for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2012
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (571,290)
  • Metascore
    86