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Argo

Genre: Drama, Thriller
When militants seize control of the U.S. embassy in Tehran during the height of the Iranian Revolution, CIA agent Tony Mendez (Ben Affleck) creates a fake Hollywood production in order to fool the terrorists into releasing a group of U.S. diplomats in this Warner Bros. docudrama based on actual events. Affleck directs from a script by Chris Terrio, with George Clooney handling producing duties. Alan Arkin, John Goodman, and Bryan Cranston co-star.
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Argo Review
Review: Ben Affleck's 'Argo' tells a transfixing true-life story
Review: Ben Affleck's 'Argo' tells a transfixing true-life story