By thedoctor777
Written December 19, 2014
This film is well written and directed. I was 33 at the time of this event, so I recall it vividly. The acting is very good and the intensity of the movie holds steady throughout. It has some funny lines as well as several serious moments. I did think that the usage of the F word was extreme. I will not address the political aspects of this movie. This is not the place for that. I will say that I thought the comments of President Carter at the end of the film should have been deleted. I still recommend the film as it is a well done film.
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By laydeecop29
Written March 11, 2013
Was one of the best true story movies I've seen in a long time. Ben Affleck was amazing, as were John Goodman, Alan Arkin and all the others. Great movie and would highly recommend!
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By mpguttman
Written September 20, 2014
To viewers of a certain age the movie had special significance. I remember reading that the Canadians had smuggled the 6 Americans out. I had never read that it was a CIA operation. The movie took me back to that time. The background, cars hairstyles etc, was perfect. The movie quickly drew me in. One quickly felt the fear at the embassy and the frustration in devising the plan for extraction. The final scenes were riviting. Don't miss the very end!! Who is Ian?
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By jeaniel
Written December 19, 2014
Really a terrific movie. Even tho we know how it ends, the suspense is unbelievable! A real adult movie -- no gratuitous sex or violence....actually no sex at all, and only necessary violence. A no-effort, thoroughly enjoyable history lesson, and uncannily timely.
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Argo Movie Review

By spencerhutapea
Written October 08, 2013
91 out of 100 Ben Affleck proves you don't need guns and explosions to make a motion picture suspenseful, you need patience, brilliant acting and intense imagery.
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