Director: Ben Affleck
Writer: Chris Terrio
Starring: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin
Description: Starred and directed by Ben Affleck, the three time Oscar winner “Argo” is a movie about true events. The year is 1980 and conflicts in Iran has led to an attack and hostage situation on the U.S embassy in Tehran. Six Americans managed to escape and go into hiding. One CIA agent comes up with a crazy idea to extract them out of the country. The plan is to create a fake upcoming movie, go to Tehran for film location purposes and then leave with the six Americans posing as their film crew. This is some of Ben Afflecks best work, it is thrilling, suspenseful and hard to believe it was all true.
Rating: 8.0 / 10
Other notable cast: Victor Garber, Titus Welliver, Zeljko Ivanek, Rory Cochrane, Scott McNairy, Clea DuVall, Tate Donovan, Kyle Chandler
Favorite quote: “This is the best bad idea we have, sir. By far.”
Recommended audience: 16+