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Argo Movie Quotes

"Argo" movie quotes capture the dialogue of the 2012 political thriller based on the true story of a daring hostage rescue of six Americans during the Iran hostage crisis in 1979. The film, starring, directed and produced by Ben Affleck, received critical acclaim after it premiered at the Telluride Film Festival on August 31, 2012, and went on to receive seven Academy Award nominations including for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.

In "Argo," six Americans escape as militants take over the US Embassy in Tehran, Iran, and find sanctuary in the home of the Canadian Ambassador. Due to the Iranian Revolution, it's arguably unsafe for these Americans to simply walk out of this refuge to travel home which creates a very difficult situation for the CIA, which is under pressure from the White House to bring them back safely. The CIA brainstorms several ideas on how to accomplish that but each are worse than the next.

That is until Tony Mendez (Affleck) comes up with the idea to fake a movie shoot in Tehran and extract the Americans by claiming they are all part of the Canadian film crew. The plan requires the utmost attention to detail and cooperation of many in the entertainment industry but is eventually approved as the best way to save these Americans. Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Tate Donovan and many more co-star in this drama film co-produced by George Clooney.

For other popular movies in late 2012, check out "End of Watch, "Dredd 3D," "Lawless," "Resident Evil: Retribution," "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," "Trouble with the Curve," "The Master," "The Words," and "The Inbetweeners."

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    Tony Mendez: "Where was your passport issued?"
    Robert Anders: "Vancouver"
    Tony Mendez: "Where were you born?"
    Robert Anders: "Toronto"
    Tony Mendez: "Toronto, Canadians don't pronounce the T."
    Lee Schatz: "Some Komiteh guard is actually going to know that?"
    Tony Mendez: "If you are detained for questioning they will bring in someone who knows that, yes... Mary, who are the last three prime ministers of Canada?"
    Cora Lijek: "Uh, Trudeau, Pearson and Diefenbaker"
    Tony Mendez: "What's your father's name?"
    Cora Lijek: "Howard"
    Tony Mendez: "What's his occupation?"
    Cora Lijek: "Fisherman"
    Tony Mendez: "Where were you born?"
    Cora Lijek: "Haxifax, Nova Scotia"
    Tony Mendez: "What's your date of birth?"
    Cora Lijek: "February 21, 1952"
    Tony Mendez: "Good. What's your job on the movie?"
    Joe Stafford: "Producer"
    Tony Mendez: "Associate producer. What's the last movie you produced?"
    Joe Stafford: "High and Dry"
    Tony Mendez: "Who paid for that?"
    Joe Stafford: "The CFDC"
    Tony Mendez: "What's your middle name? What's your middle name? What's your middle name?"
    Joe Stafford: "Leon"
    Tony Mendez: "Shoot him. He's an American spy... Look, they're going to try to break you, OK, by trying to get you agitated. You have to know your resume back to front."
    Henry Schatz: "You really believe your little story's going to make a difference when there's a gun to our heads?"
    Tony Mendez: "I think my story's the only thing between you and a gun to your head."

    Once he reaches the six hostages, Tony begins working with them to make sure they all have their cover stories ready in case they are interrogated. While the hostages are skeptical that a simple story will save them, Tony reassures them that the cover story may be the only thing that saves them.

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