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Argo

Argo

The movie was fake. The mission was real.
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Set during the Iranian hostage crises back in 1980, and based on real events. When their embassy was invaded, six American diplomats sought refuge in the Canadian embassy. The CIA then hatched a plan to rescue them, that involved pretending to make a sci-fi movie in Iran, and letting the diplomats masquerade as crew. How this plan played out in practice makes for exciting and comical viewing. The film was nominated for seven Oscars and has numerous other nominations and wins.


121 minutes, No persons under 13 (Language, Violence)
Drama, Thriller.

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Credits
Cast
Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Victor Garber, Tate Donovan, Clea DuVall
Director
Ben Affleck
ScreenplayChris Terrio, from the article by Joshuah Bearman and book by Antonio J. Mendez
MusicAlexandre Desplat
CinematographyRodrigo Prieto
EditingWilliam Goldenberg
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2012
Produced byWarner Bros. Pictures, GK Films, Smoke House

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FPB Report (SA)
GenreDrama
LanguageStrong, frequent
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceStrong, brief
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseSome, moderate
CommentsNone
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Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
Cape Argus/The StarTheresa Smith15
Die BurgerPaul Boekkooi15
International Media
Box Office (USA)Pete Hammond quote icon 20
Chicago Sunday TimesRoger Ebert quote icon 20
Rolling Stone (US)Peter Travers quote icon 18
ScreenIt (USA)C. Fuchs quote icon 15
Metacritic.com45 critics17
RottenTomatoes.com253 critics17
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer quote icon 19
Movie Review Query Engine (USA)MRQE critics quote icon 17
Movie Review Intelligence (USA)52 critics18
IMDB72890 Netizens16
Average .. 86%17


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