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Argo (31-Aug-2012)

Director: Ben Affleck

Writer: Chris Terrio

From article by: Joshuah Bearman

Keywords: Thriller, Rescue Mission, Iran

CIA operative Tony Mendez goes undercover as a movie director for the express purpose of rescuing American diplomats held hostage during the Iranian Revolution.

ABSTRACT
Ben Affleck directs and stars in this political thriller depicting the CIA's "Argo" plot to rescue American diplomats held hostage inside their native country's embassy in Tehran during the most intense days of the Iranian Revolution. Despite Affleck's well-known personal political leanings, Argo does a reasonable job of approaching its subject matter and parties involved with an objective hand, and is likely to stir up a measure of patriotic fervor in even a few jaded minds by the conclusion of its storyline.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ben Affleck
Actor
15-Aug-1972   Good Will Hunting
Alan Arkin
Actor
26-Mar-1934   Catch 22
Adrienne Barbeau
Actor
11-Jun-1945   Swamp Thing
Kyle Chandler
Actor
17-Sep-1965   Friday Night Lights
Rory Cochrane
Actor
28-Feb-1972   Tim Speedle on CSI: Miami
Bryan Cranston
Actor
7-Mar-1956   Walter White on Breaking Bad
Tate Donovan
Actor
25-Sep-1963   Jimmy Cooper on The O.C.
Clea DuVall
Actor
25-Sep-1977   Carnivale
Victor Garber
Actor
16-Mar-1949   Jack Bristow on Alias
John Goodman
Actor
20-Jun-1952   King Ralph
Bob Gunton
Actor
15-Nov-1945   The Shawshank Redemption
Zeljko Ivanek
Actor
15-Aug-1957   Gov. James Devlin on Oz
Richard Kind
Actor
22-Nov-1956   Paul Lassiter on Spin City
Barry Livingston
Actor
17-Dec-1953   Ernie Douglas on My Three Sons
Michael Parks
Actor
24-Apr-1940   Then Came Bronson
Taylor Schilling
Actor
27-Jul-1984   Nurse Callahan on Mercy
Titus Welliver
Actor
12-Mar-1961   Silas Adams on Deadwood

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