Released Date
October 12, 2012
Distributor
Warner Bros.
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Budget
$44,500,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$136,025,503 + $96,300,000 = $232,325,503
49

Ben Affleck

as Tony Mendez

65

Bryan Cranston

as Jack O'Donnell

69

John Goodman

as John Chambers

72

Victor Garber

as Ken Taylor

58

Tate Donovan

as Robert Anders

56

Kyle Chandler

as Hamilton Jordan

44

Clea Duvall

as Cora Lijek

65

Richard Kind

as Max Klein

87

Alan Arkin

as Lester Siegel

47

Chris Messina

as Malinov

66

Titus Welliver

as Jon Bates

41

Scoot McNairy

as Joe Stafford

49

Rory Cochrane

as Lee Schatz

76

Bob Gunton

as Cyrus Vance

37

Kerry Bishe

as Kathy Stafford

42

Omid Abtahi

as Reza

64

Zeljko Ivanek

as Robert Pender

About Argo

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.

About

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. 

Trivia

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.