Metacritic Movie Ratings
Argo Reviews

5.0

86

out of 100

Metascore®
Universal acclaim
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 100

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    A superbly crafted and darkly funny real-life political thriller, with pitch-perfect performances.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    Argo is never less than wildly entertaining, but a major part of its power is that it so ominously captures the kickoff to the world we're in now.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    The results are nothing less than sensational.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    Argo is a crackerjack political thriller told with intelligence, great period detail and a surprising amount of nutty humor for a serious look at the Iran hostage crisis of 1979-81.

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