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 film production in order to rescue a group of American diplomats who have sought refuge at the home of the Canadian ambassador. As the six members of the embassy staff remain behind ...Read MoreWhen 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 film production in order to rescue a group of American diplomats who have sought refuge at the home of the Canadian ambassador. As the six members of the embassy staff remain behind closed doors, armed militants conduct thorough searches of local homes, and kill anyone suspected of harboring the Americans. Realizing that it's only a matter of time before the six are identified and taken hostage, Mendez offers a unique - yet potentially dangerous - solution: posing as a Canadian film producer, he will enter into Tehran under the precipice of scouting locations for an upcoming science fiction opus, gather up the refugees, pass them off as his crew at the airport, and fly out of Iran right under the militants' noses. Shortly after touching down in Iran, however, Mendez contends with a few unexpected developments that threaten to erode the bond of trust he needs to establish with the refugees, and expose his deception. Meanwhile, even if they do manage to make it as far as the airport, government bureaucracy threatens to leave them hopelessly stranded in their most desperate hour. Alan Arkin, John Goodman, and Bryan Cranston co-star. Inspired by actual events. Jason Buchanan, RoviRead Less
New. New. Argo (+Ultraviolet Digital Copy) (2013) DVD By Ben Affleck (Actor), Bryan Cranston (Actor), Ben Affleck (Director) Product Details Actors: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman Directors: Ben Affleck Writers: Chris Terrio Producers: Ben Affleck, Grant Heslov, George Clooney, David Klawans, Nina Wolarsky Format: AC-3, Color, Dolby, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 5.1), Spanish (Dolby Digital 5.1) Subtitles: French, Spanish Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. ) Aspect Ratio: 1.77: 1 Number of discs: 1 Rated: R (Restricted) Studio: Warner Home Video DVD Release Date: February 19, 2013 Run Time: 120 minutes UPC: 883929241392.
John Goodman, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston, Ben Affleck. 2013 Run time: 120. New Sealed ~ FREE 1st class shipping upgrade from standard shipping with tracking. We place your cd in a cushy, padded mailer and ship the same business day. Military and International welcome!