Argo (2012): Synopsis and Quotes

Argo is a dramatization of a 1979-1980 event, whereupon, Canada and the CIA get into cahoots to rescue six American hostages from Iran, when the American embassy was invaded. These were the six who were fortunate to escape to Canadian soil.

Argo Jack: (If) these people die, they die badly. Publicly.

Jack: Standing room only.

John: Look, if you're gonna do this, then, you gotta do it.

John: They teach a Rhesus monkey to be a director, in a day.

Lester: Bad news. Bad news. Even when it's good news, it's bad news.

Lester: can either sign here and take $10,000 for your toilet paper script, or you can go...with all due respect.

Tony: The only way this works, is that you believe that you're these people so much, that you dream like 'em. Get started tonight. I'll be back tomorrow.

Directed by: Ben Affleck

Produced by: Ben Affleck, George Clooney and Grant Heslov

Written by: Joshuah Bearman, Tony Mendez and Chris Terrio

Genre: Drama, History, Thriller

Starring: Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston and John Goodman

Rated: R

Taglines: Based on the declassified true story.

Time: 120 minutes

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