Argo Movie Poster
  • Released
  • October 12, 2012
  • R, 2 hr
  • Drama
  • Suspense/Thriller
  • 11,496 Fan Ratings

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What Parents Need to Know

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Parents need to know that Argo is based on the true story of a daring covert rescue mission, carried out by CIA operative Tony Mendez (played by Ben Affleck, who also directs), during the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. A few scenes feature unruly mobs and dead bodies, and there are some extremely tense sequences during the escape, but there's not much actual on-screen violence. Other issues include swearing (there's quite a bit, including "f--k" and "s--t") and several scenes that show people smoking and drinking during social occasions.

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