Based on true events, "Argo" chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis--the truth of which was unknown by the public for decades. On November 4, 1979, as the Iranian revolution reaches its boiling point, militants storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, taking 52 Americans hostage. But, in the midst of the chaos, six Americans manage to slip away and find refuge in the home of the Canadian ambassador. Knowing it is only a matter of time before the six are found out and likely killed, a CIA "exfiltration" specialist named Tony Mendez (Affleck) comes up with a risky plan to get them safely out of the country. A plan so incredible, it could only happen in the movies.
Mondo unveils a new poster series centered around a trio of films from Ben Affleck. Collaborating with a variety of artists, Mondo has produced three moody pieces of artwork to capture Ben Affleck's impressive directorial accomplishments for Argo, The Town and Gone Baby Gone.
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On December 3, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will release Argo Extended Edition on Blu-ray, featuring an additional nine minutes of footage that delves deeper into CIA specialist Tony Mendez's personal relationships with his wife and son. Based on the true story of the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans during the Iran hostage crisis, the film also focuses on the little-known role that the CIA and Hollywood played. Ben Affleck (The Town) directed.
Available in Blu-ray (at $49.99 SRP) with UltraViolet digital copy, Argo Extended Edition will be offered in time for holiday gift giving. This new edition includes three brand new special features: Ben Affleck's Balancing Act and Argo Declassified featurettes; plus a mash-up entitled Argo F*ck! Yourself. In addition, there are collectible premiums of a one-sheet poster, map of Tehran, reproduction of Tony Mendez's CIA ID card, and a 40-page book with behind-the-scenes photos, production notes, cast bios and more.Read More
Hollywood hijinks and high-stakes espionage collide in Argo, arriving onto Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download on February 19 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group. Based on the declassified true story, Argo chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis, focusing on the little-known role that the CIA and Hollywood played.
Academy Award winner Ben Affleck (The Town, Good Will Hunting) directs and stars in the film, which is produced by Oscar nominee Grant Heslov (Good Night, And Good Luck.), Affleck, and Oscar winner George Clooney (Syriana). Argo also stars Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Oscar winner Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine) and John Goodman (Trouble with the Curve).Read More
Argo has been in theaters for a little less than two months now, and it continues to be a solid contender at the box office, having pulled in more that $101 million. The film is hoping to enter the Oscar race in a big way, and to help push it back out in the public eye, Warner Bros. has released a new behind-the-scenes featurette. If you haven't caught this drama just yet, directed by and starring Ben Affleck, maybe this will entice you to head to the cinema this weekend.
Argo was released October 12th, 2012.Read More
Argo is arguably the film to beat at this year's Oscar race. Even before its release, it has garnered plenty of critical praise. The film recounts the recently declassified true-life tale of a mission to save a group of hostages under the guise of making a Hollywood motion picture. Directed by and starring Ben Affleck, we're celebrating this slice of American history with a cool, new contest that you'll surely want to enter. We've got all kinds of awesome Argo swag lined up for you, including a branded canvas brief bag, a leather passport, a desk clock, and a journal. And, to make sure you are properly clothed when heading to the theater in this harsh economic climate, we're also throwing in a hat and a long sleeve crew that some of you shorter women can even turn into a dress! Why spend your money on a wardrobe? Enter to win our contest, and we'll make sure you're not naked! Do it today, before the terrorists win!
This film has been rated R for language and some violent images..Read More
Warner Bros. has released a new high resolution gallery of photos for Argo, director-star Ben Affleck's new drama based on the declassified true story. The multi-hyphenate stars as Tony Mendez, an extraction expert who hatches an bizarre plot to rescue six American hostages from Iran. With some help from Hollywood, Mendez created a fake movie dubbed Argo, and flew into the hostile country under the guise of this phony production, hoping to fly the hostages out as film crew members. Click on any of these photos to access our gallery.
Argo was released October 12th, 2012.Read More