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As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.

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Directed by

Ben Affleck

Written by

Chris Terrio (Screenplay)

Runtime

120 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The movie was fake. The mission was real.

Cast

Keywords

biography wife husband relationship revolution cia 1980s usa american abroad intelligence agent hiding place press conference extraction iran hostage crisis langley virginia

Photos

Lists

#371 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year Ben Affleck George Clooney

Oscar for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

Oscar for Best Achievement in Film Editing William Goldenberg

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Sound Editing