"Argo" arrives on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Downlad on Feb. 19

"Argo" arrives on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Downlad on Feb. 19 Josh Moore

Written by Josh Moore     December 21, 2012    
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Release Date
February 19, 2013
MSRP $
$35.99 Blu-ray/$28.98
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Ben Affleck's latest film "Argo", nominated for five Golden Globes, comes to your home in February. Official details ahead.

Burbank, CA, December 21, 2012 - 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").

"Argo" will be available on Blu-ray Combo Pack for $35.99 and on single disc DVD
for $28.98.  The Blu-ray Combo Pack features the theatrical version of the film in
hi-definition on Blu-ray, and the theatrical version in standard definition on DVD.
Both the Blu-ray Combo Pack and the single disc DVD include UltraViolet, which allows
consumers to download and instantly stream the standard definition theatrical version
of the film to a wide range of devices including computers and compatible tablets,
smartphones, game consoles, Internet-connected TVs and Blu-ray players.*

SYNOPSIS

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 Canadian
Ambassador Ken Taylor (Garber). Knowing it is only a matter of time before the six
are found out and likely killed, the Canadian and American governments ask the CIA
to intervene. The CIA turns to their top "exfiltration" specialist, Tony Mendez (Affleck),
to come up with a plan to get the six Americans safely out of the country. A plan
so incredible, it could only happen in the movies.

BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS

"Argo" Blu-ray Combo Pack contains the following special features:

·        Feature Length Picture in Picture: Eye Witness Account

·        Audio Commentary with Director Ben Affleck

·        Rescued from Tehran: We Were There

·        Argo: Absolute Authenticity

·        ARGO: The CIA & Hollywood Connection

·        Escape From Iran: The Hollywood Option



"Argo" Standard Definition DVD contains the following special features:

·        Rescued from Tehran: We Were There

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