Argo (2012)
R
120 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

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.
Director
Writers
Chris Terrio (screenplay by) | Tony Mendez (based on a selection from "The Master of Disguise" by) (as Antonio J. Mendez) | Joshuah Bearman (based on the Wired Magazine article "The Great Escape" by)
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Release date
Oct 12, 2012 (United States)

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247 cast members
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Ben Affleck
Tony Mendez Tony Mendez   See fewer
Bryan Cranston
Jack O'Donnell Jack O'Donnell   See fewer
Alan Arkin
Lester Siegel Lester Siegel   See fewer
John Goodman
John Chambers John Chambers   See fewer
Victor Garber
Ken Taylor Ken Taylor   See fewer
Tate Donovan
Bob Anders Bob Anders   See fewer
Clea DuVall
Cora Lijek Cora Lijek   See fewer
Scoot McNairy
Joe Stafford Joe Stafford   See fewer
Rory Cochrane
Lee Schatz Lee Schatz   See fewer
Christopher Denham
Mark Lijek Mark Lijek   See fewer
Kerry Bishé
Kathy Stafford Kathy Stafford   See fewer
Kyle Chandler
Hamilton Jordan Hamilton Jordan   See fewer
Chris Messina
Malinov Malinov   See fewer
Zeljko Ivanek
Robert Pender Robert Pender   See fewer
Keith Szarabajka
Adam Engell Adam Engell   See fewer
Bob Gunton
Cyrus Vance Cyrus Vance   See fewer
Richard Kind
Max Klein Max Klein   See fewer
Richard Dillane
OSS Officer Nicholls OSS Officer Nicholls   See fewer
Omid Abtahi
Reza Borhani Reza Borhani   See fewer
Page Leong
Pat Taylor Pat Taylor   See fewer
Farshad Farahat
Azizi Checkpoint #3 Azizi Checkpoint #3   See fewer
Karina Logue
Elizabeth Ann Swift Elizabeth Ann Swift   See fewer
Ryan Ahern
Sgt. Sickmann Sgt. Sickmann   See fewer
Bill Tangradi
Alan B. Golacinski Alan B. Golacinski   See fewer
Jamie McShane
William J. Daugherty William J. Daugherty   See fewer
Matthew Glave
Col. Charles W. Scott Col. Charles W. Scott   See fewer
Roberto Garcia
Sgt. William Gallegos Sgt. William Gallegos   See fewer
Christopher Stanley
Thomas L. Ahern, Jr. Thomas L. Ahern, Jr.   See fewer
Jon Woodward Kirby
Fred Kupke Fred Kupke   See fewer
Alborz Basiratmand
Student with Poster Student with Poster   See fewer
Ruty Rutenberg
Marine #1 Marine #1   See fewer
Michael Woolston
Marine #2 Marine #2   See fewer
Sharareh Sedghi
Lady with Radio Lady with Radio   See fewer
Bobby Zegar
Tear Gas Student Tear Gas Student   See fewer
Victor McCay
Malick Malick   See fewer
Matt Nolan
Peter Genco Peter Genco   See fewer
J.R. Cacia
Brice Brice   See fewer
Bill Kalmenson
Hal Saunders Hal Saunders   See fewer
Rob Brownstein
Landon Butler Landon Butler   See fewer
David Sullivan
Jon Titterton Jon Titterton   See fewer
Jean Carol
Jordan's Secretary Jordan's Secretary   See fewer
Michael Cassidy
Jordan's Analyst Jordan's Analyst   See fewer
John Boyd
Lamont Lamont   See fewer
Nikka Far
Tehran Mary Tehran Mary   See fewer
Aidan Sussman
Ian Mendez Ian Mendez   See fewer
Barry Livingston
David Marmor David Marmor   See fewer
Ali Saam
Ali Khalkhali Ali Khalkhali   See fewer
Scott Anthony Leet
The Minotaur The Minotaur   See fewer
Ashley Wood
Space Lab Nurse Space Lab Nurse   See fewer
Rob Tepper
Film Director Film Director   See fewer
Ray Porter
First A.D. First A.D.   See fewer
Danielle Barbosa
Lester's Housekeeper Lester's Housekeeper   See fewer
Michael Parks
Jack Kirby Jack Kirby   See fewer
Eric Scott Cooper
Publicist Publicist   See fewer
Adrienne Barbeau
Nina / Serksi the Gallactic Witch Nina / Serksi the Gallactic Witch   See fewer
Tom Lenk
Variety Reporter Variety Reporter   See fewer
Nelson Franklin
LA Times Reporter LA Times Reporter   See fewer
Kelly Curran
Princess Aleppa Princess Aleppa   See fewer
Mark Rhino Smith
Evil Villain Evil Villain   See fewer
Scott Elrod
Achilles Crux Achilles Crux   See fewer
Bill Blair
Humanoid Robot Humanoid Robot   See fewer
Khalili Dastan
Green Jacket (as Daston Kalili) Green Jacket (as Daston Kalili)   See fewer
Joseph S. Griffo
Nestor the Android Nestor the Android   See fewer
Andrew Varenhorst
Blue Monster Blue Monster   See fewer
Amitis Frances Ariano
Persian Dancer Persian Dancer   See fewer
Ali Fiori
Sci Fi Body Suit Girl (as Alison Fiori) Sci Fi Body Suit Girl (as Alison Fiori)   See fewer
Taies Farzan
Middle Class Iranian Woman Middle Class Iranian Woman   See fewer
Rafi Pitts
Iranian Consulate Official Iranian Consulate Official   See fewer
Allegra Carpenter
British Airways Flight Attendant British Airways Flight Attendant   See fewer
Bobby Naderi
Airport Husband Airport Husband   See fewer
Ray Haratian
Immigration Officer Immigration Officer   See fewer
Mehrdad Sarlak
Immigration Officer Immigration Officer   See fewer
Soheil Tasbihchi
Immigration Officer Immigration Officer   See fewer
Hovik Gharibian
Immigration Officer Immigration Officer   See fewer
Dorianne Pahlavan
Airport Hysterical Wife Airport Hysterical Wife   See fewer
Houshang Touzie
Deputy Minister of Islamic Guidance Deputy Minister of Islamic Guidance   See fewer
Peter Henry Schroeder
Producer (as Peter-Henry Schroeder) Producer (as Peter-Henry Schroeder)   See fewer
Ali Farkhonde
Tehran Car Rental Man Tehran Car Rental Man   See fewer
Sahm McGlynn
Bearded Fundamentalist in Bazaar Bearded Fundamentalist in Bazaar   See fewer
Muhammed Cangören
Bazaar Shopkeeper (as Muhammed Cangoren) Bazaar Shopkeeper (as Muhammed Cangoren)   See fewer
Asghar Allah Veirdi Zadeh
Bazaar Angry Man Bazaar Angry Man   See fewer
Leyla Beysulen
Angry Woman (as Leyla Beysülen) Angry Woman (as Leyla Beysülen)   See fewer
Lindsey Ginter
Hedley Donovan Hedley Donovan   See fewer
Tim Quill
Alan Sosa Alan Sosa   See fewer
Larry Sullivan
Engell's Secretary Engell's Secretary   See fewer
Danilo Di Julio
Sgt. Gauthier Sgt. Gauthier   See fewer
Fanshen Cox
White House Operator White House Operator   See fewer
Tehmina Sunny
Swissair Ticketing Agent Swissair Ticketing Agent   See fewer
Amir K
Passport Official (as Amir Kamyab) Passport Official (as Amir Kamyab)   See fewer
Baris Deli
Carpet Factory Komiteh Carpet Factory Komiteh   See fewer
Cas Anvar
Revolutionary Guard Revolutionary Guard   See fewer
Bahram Khosraviani
Revolutionary Guard Revolutionary Guard   See fewer
Sam Sheikholeslami
Revolutionary Guard Revolutionary Guard   See fewer
Saba Sarem
Revolutionary Guard Revolutionary Guard   See fewer
Puya Abbassi
Revolutionary Guard Revolutionary Guard   See fewer
Reza Mir
Komiteh Reza Komiteh Reza   See fewer
Jozef Fahey
Lock Up PA Lock Up PA   See fewer
Annie Little
Swissair Gate Agent Swissair Gate Agent   See fewer
Fahim Fazli
Komiteh Subordinate Komiteh Subordinate   See fewer
Brandon Tabassi
Young Komiteh at Airport Young Komiteh at Airport   See fewer
John Hans Tester
Swissair Pilot (as Hans Tester) Swissair Pilot (as Hans Tester)   See fewer
Alex Schemmer
Swissair Co-Pilot Swissair Co-Pilot   See fewer
Yan Feldman
Air Traffic Controller Air Traffic Controller   See fewer
Nancy Stelle
Swissair Flight Attendant Swissair Flight Attendant   See fewer
Maz Siam
Iraqi Border Guard Iraqi Border Guard   See fewer
Ken Edling
Assistant Secretary of State Assistant Secretary of State   See fewer
Deborah Deimel Bean
State Department Official State Department Official   See fewer
Michael Chieffo
CIA Archives Officer CIA Archives Officer   See fewer
Taylor Schilling
Christine Mendez Christine Mendez   See fewer
Marc Abbink
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Ramazan Akboga
Tradesman (uncredited) Tradesman (uncredited)   See fewer
Bob Anders
State Dept / Cameo (uncredited) State Dept / Cameo (uncredited)   See fewer
Martin Andris
Lab Sound Man (uncredited) Lab Sound Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Shayan Ardalan
Cleric at Airport (uncredited) Cleric at Airport (uncredited)   See fewer
Noah Arrue
Refugee (uncredited) Refugee (uncredited)   See fewer
Ninef Arsanos
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
Jeffrey Ashkin
Iranian Protestor / Hollywood Partygoer (uncredited) Iranian Protestor / Hollywood Partygoer (uncredited)   See fewer
Gabriel Aslan
Ian's Friend (uncredited) Ian's Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
Koby Azarly
Iranian Airport Police (uncredited) Iranian Airport Police (uncredited)   See fewer
Nima Azizi
Mahmoud (uncredited) Mahmoud (uncredited)   See fewer
Cathy Beasley
Driver (uncredited) Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
Danielle Beckwith
Greek Goddess (uncredited) Greek Goddess (uncredited)   See fewer
David Bittick
Marine #3 (uncredited) Marine #3 (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Blumenstock
CIA Officer (uncredited) CIA Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Phillip Borghee
Iranian Protestor (uncredited) Iranian Protestor (uncredited)   See fewer
Luke Burnyeat
Hollywood Crew Member (uncredited) Hollywood Crew Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Ramon Calzada
Muslim Cleric (uncredited) Muslim Cleric (uncredited)   See fewer
Rita Cannon
Protester (uncredited) Protester (uncredited)   See fewer
Jimmy Carter
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Momo Casablanca
Visa Seeker (uncredited) Visa Seeker (uncredited)   See fewer
Victoria Charters
Swissair Gate Rep (uncredited) Swissair Gate Rep (uncredited)   See fewer
Jennifer Christopher
Peg (uncredited) Peg (uncredited)   See fewer
Amaru Cloud
Iranian Boy (uncredited) Iranian Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
Shaun Daley
Chancery Hostage (uncredited) Chancery Hostage (uncredited)   See fewer
Jared Dante
Swissair Passenger (uncredited) Swissair Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Vargha Davari
Leader of the Firing Squad (uncredited) Leader of the Firing Squad (uncredited)   See fewer
Patricia DiZebba
State Department Official (uncredited) State Department Official (uncredited)   See fewer
Matt Doherty
Butler (uncredited) Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
Mark Casimir Dyniewicz Jr.
Camera Operator - Warner Sci-Fi Scene (uncredited) Camera Operator - Warner Sci-Fi Scene (uncredited)   See fewer
Ehab Elgharabawy
Iranian Passenger (uncredited) Iranian Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Mark Falvo
CIA Officer (uncredited) CIA Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Kristi Faye
Airline Stewardess (uncredited) Airline Stewardess (uncredited)   See fewer
Jerald Garner
CIA Pit Team (uncredited) CIA Pit Team (uncredited)   See fewer
Clark Gilmer
Space Nurse (uncredited) Space Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
Sepideh Haftgoli
Iranian Stewardess (uncredited) Iranian Stewardess (uncredited)   See fewer
Priyom Haider
Protestor (uncredited) Protestor (uncredited)   See fewer
Dariush Hajirnia
Bellhop (uncredited) Bellhop (uncredited)   See fewer
Fouad Hajji
Komiteh (uncredited) Komiteh (uncredited)   See fewer
Lucas N. Hall
Protestor (uncredited) Protestor (uncredited)   See fewer
Philip Baker Hall
C.I.A Director Stansfield Turner (uncredited) C.I.A Director Stansfield Turner (uncredited)   See fewer
Matt Harding
Driver (uncredited) Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
Kevin Hawley
Canadian Chancellor (uncredited) Canadian Chancellor (uncredited)   See fewer
Daniel Hayek
Head Table Revolutionary #6 (uncredited) Head Table Revolutionary #6 (uncredited)   See fewer
Macon Hill
Swiss Air Passenger (uncredited) Swiss Air Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
James A. Howard
CIA Agent (uncredited) CIA Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
Jet Jandreau
Swissair Passenger (uncredited) Swissair Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Eli Jane
Swissair Stewardess (uncredited) Swissair Stewardess (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Allan Jones
Smokehouse Patron (uncredited) Smokehouse Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Abraham Justice
Protester (uncredited) Protester (uncredited)   See fewer
Rocky Kanaka
Assistant (uncredited) Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
Jason Kapraun
Argo Staff (uncredited) Argo Staff (uncredited)   See fewer
Athena Talin Katalaris
Persian Child / Refugee (uncredited) Persian Child / Refugee (uncredited)   See fewer
David Dustin Kenyon
Argo Staff (uncredited) Argo Staff (uncredited)   See fewer
Siamak Keyvani
Swissair Passenger (uncredited) Swissair Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Klemp
State Department Member (uncredited) State Department Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Elena Kolpachikova
Hollywood Actress (uncredited) Hollywood Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
Michelangelo Kowalski
Lab Tech (uncredited) Lab Tech (uncredited)   See fewer
Germano Kuerten
Revolutionary (uncredited) Revolutionary (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Kunselman
Marine #4 (uncredited) Marine #4 (uncredited)   See fewer
Veronika Kurshinskaya
Air France Stewardess (uncredited) Air France Stewardess (uncredited)   See fewer
Alvaro Laborin
Camera News Reporter Crew (1970's boardcast reenactment) (uncredited) Camera News Reporter Crew (1970's boardcast reenactment) (uncredited)   See fewer
Mihaela Lacramioara
Refugee (uncredited) Refugee (uncredited)   See fewer
Diamond Nicole Landeen
Little Girl in Bar (uncredited) Little Girl in Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Laren
Argo Graphic Designer (uncredited) Argo Graphic Designer (uncredited)   See fewer
Jonathan Levian
Komiteh Yoni (uncredited) Komiteh Yoni (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Lovern
Embassy Senior Staff Member (uncredited) Embassy Senior Staff Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Chanelle Lyn
Iranian Protestor (uncredited) Iranian Protestor (uncredited)   See fewer
Oscar Magana Jr.
Iranian Ambassador (uncredited) Iranian Ambassador (uncredited)   See fewer
Amir Malaklou
Brother Ali (uncredited) Brother Ali (uncredited)   See fewer
Daniel Mars
Chilled Passenger (uncredited) Chilled Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Ayden Mayeri
Flight Attendant (uncredited) Flight Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
Coleman McClary
Hollywood Actor (uncredited) Hollywood Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Matt McColm
Fighting movie star (uncredited) Fighting movie star (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul McMichael
Traveler on Plane (uncredited) Traveler on Plane (uncredited)   See fewer
Matt McVay
Hollywood Actor (uncredited) Hollywood Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Vincent Mikolay
Make-Up #1 (uncredited) Make-Up #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
Roman Mitichyan
Iranian Comiteh in Truck (uncredited) Iranian Comiteh in Truck (uncredited)   See fewer
Derek Mobraaten
Protester (uncredited) Protester (uncredited)   See fewer
Tony Moore
US Diplomat (uncredited) US Diplomat (uncredited)   See fewer
Anthony Narvaez
Head Table Revolutionary #7 (uncredited) Head Table Revolutionary #7 (uncredited)   See fewer
Armin Nasseri
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Asal Nazerpour
India Air Flight Attendant (uncredited) India Air Flight Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
Randy Oglesby
Pat Horan (uncredited) Pat Horan (uncredited)   See fewer
Francisco Ovalle
Protestant #1 (uncredited) Protestant #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
Josh Pellerin
Iranian Protester (uncredited) Iranian Protester (uncredited)   See fewer
Erin Pickett
Liz Taylor Look-alike (uncredited) Liz Taylor Look-alike (uncredited)   See fewer
Sandra Plazinic
Space Girl (uncredited) Space Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Bill Porter
Publicist (uncredited) Publicist (uncredited)   See fewer
Tyson Power
Canadian Embassy Staffer #2 (uncredited) Canadian Embassy Staffer #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
Rita Qatami
Iranian Visa Seeker (uncredited) Iranian Visa Seeker (uncredited)   See fewer
Erick Ramirez
Space Armor Pants Guy (uncredited) Space Armor Pants Guy (uncredited)   See fewer
Gerry Rand
White House Staff (uncredited) White House Staff (uncredited)   See fewer
Ray Remillard
CIA Staff (uncredited) CIA Staff (uncredited)   See fewer
Ayanery Reyes
Swissair Iranian Passenger (uncredited) Swissair Iranian Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Korrina Rico
Hollywood Starlet (uncredited) Hollywood Starlet (uncredited)   See fewer
Vincent Rivera
Cameraman (uncredited) Cameraman (uncredited)   See fewer
Moe Rock
Protestor (uncredited) Protestor (uncredited)   See fewer
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CIA Senior Agent (uncredited) CIA Senior Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
Brendan Rooney
Marine Cpl. (uncredited) Marine Cpl. (uncredited)   See fewer
Seli M. Rose
Pakistani Stewardess (uncredited) Pakistani Stewardess (uncredited)   See fewer
Omid Saeednia
Media Reporter (uncredited) Media Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Mitchell Salberg
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
Nick Santoro
Hostage (uncredited) Hostage (uncredited)   See fewer
Christina Sardinas
Protester (uncredited) Protester (uncredited)   See fewer
James Shanklin
Mike Touzani (uncredited) Mike Touzani (uncredited)   See fewer
Brandon Slagle
Canadian Embassy Staffer #1 (uncredited) Canadian Embassy Staffer #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
Dawn Sobolewski
The Female Space Trooper (uncredited) The Female Space Trooper (uncredited)   See fewer
Sally Spaide
Flight Attendant (uncredited) Flight Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
Ania Spiering
Goddess (uncredited) Goddess (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Stailey
Chancery Staff (uncredited) Chancery Staff (uncredited)   See fewer
Steven T Stanton
Sound Guy (uncredited) Sound Guy (uncredited)   See fewer
Stewart Strauss
1st A.D. / CIA Agent (uncredited) 1st A.D. / CIA Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
Stephen Szibler
CIA Agent (uncredited) CIA Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
Kaveh Taherian
Head Table Revolutionary #2 (uncredited) Head Table Revolutionary #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
Teemaree
India Air Flight Attendant (uncredited) India Air Flight Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
Anthony Terracciano
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
John H. Tobin
CIA Agent (uncredited) CIA Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
Fred Toma
Bus Driver (uncredited) Bus Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Topalian
Iran Airline Staff (uncredited) Iran Airline Staff (uncredited)   See fewer
Sunny Vachher
Iranian Protester (uncredited) Iranian Protester (uncredited)   See fewer
Desary Vailencour
State Secretary (uncredited) State Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
Dennis Velasco
Iranian Protestor (uncredited) Iranian Protestor (uncredited)   See fewer
Rocco Vitalia
CIA Pit Team (uncredited) CIA Pit Team (uncredited)   See fewer
Mike Wallace
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Carol Watrous
Iranian Passenger (uncredited) Iranian Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Jeremy Gram Weaver
Chancery Hostage (uncredited) Chancery Hostage (uncredited)   See fewer
Don Whatley
CIA Staff (uncredited) CIA Staff (uncredited)   See fewer
Xavier Wolf
Boy in Neighborhood (uncredited) Boy in Neighborhood (uncredited)   See fewer
Rana Yamak
Iranian Kid (uncredited) Iranian Kid (uncredited)   See fewer
Yasmeen Yamak
Iranian Kid (uncredited) Iranian Kid (uncredited)   See fewer
Omid Zader
Komiteh (uncredited) Komiteh (uncredited)   See fewer
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Protestor (uncredited) Protestor (uncredited)   See fewer
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