Argo Synopsis
A CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans.
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Movie Reviews

ArGOOOOOOOOOOOO See This Movie

By Darkola
This movie is a true story based on the 1979 hostage situation in Iran, where 6 hostiges managed to escape the embassy itself. The story itself deals with the 6 as they stay hidden in Iran, and the...

Back Where Affleck Belongs

By FlimFlamFilmFan
We just saw ARGO in a large theatre with a mature audience old enough to vividly recall America’s angst during the 444 day Iranian hostage crisis. The audience applauded at the end. This movie is...

ARGO

By jan_s25
Many of us remember the sketchy snippets provided by our television news journalists - as we waited and watched, for tales of the six, but more for word of the remaining hostages. This, as I recall,...

Argo

By jeanne4715
Fantastic movie. Ben Affleck was fantastic. I knew how this true store ended but was sitting on the edge of my seat for the last half hour. All the actors were superb. Must See....

"Argo ____ yourself!!"

By ajdes05
Very timely subject matter, handled with good balance of suspense and humor, never risks being to hokey or jingoistic... Ben Affleck is 3 for 3 as a director!!...

am icy reminder

By ron_miami 2009
most of us had an idea on what went on during the hostage taking aftyer the fall of the Shah of Persia; however this movie, crowning Affleck's career, shows us a different aspect of that horrible...

Exceptional!

By peter5992
Saw the movie this afternoon, with no real expectations of what I was getting into, and it is absolutely exceptional - you're glued to the seat right from the very first minute. Really one of the...

ARGO - Fabulous & Suspenseful

By bbrown999
We all knew the outcome, but it didn't matter. It is a brilliantly constructed movie that easily merits the cliche "keeping you on the edge of your seat." The recreation of the atmosphere in Iran was...

Suspensful

By kcvino
Moved along quickly. Had a balance of humor and suspense. Loved it - especially since it was based on a true story. Don't leave after the credits - stay and see the real people who lived this...

Sucks you in and keeps you there

By Mike Muilenburg
It's a good thing I ate the box of candy BEFORE the movie started; the box was destroyed by the end. I recall the incident clearly. I was 5 yrs removed from college, and even then, had developed an...

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Rated R | For Language and some violent images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Taut political thriller based on real-life escape from Iran.
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