Starring: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin
Directed By: Ben Affleck
Duration: 1 hr 54 min
A real-life political intelligence dramedy based on a true story, this hostage rescue picture follows CIA "exfiltration" operative and master of disguise Tony Mendez who sets out to rescue a handful of American diplomats hiding out in 1979 Tehran. Pretending to be a film location scouting crew, Mendez and a motley crew of Hollywood artists, escape artists and con-artists smuggle the six embassy workers to safety in a daring rescue.