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Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.
Extractor Tony Mendez heads to Iran in 1979 with a full crew pretending to be on a location scout for a film. Instead, they're trying to rescue six kidnapped Americans before they are executed.
The film won Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Film Editing at the Academy Awards. Ben Affleck won Best Director at the Golden Globes.