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20 Movies Like Argo (2012)

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1 Captain Phillips (2013) ★ 7.8

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In early April 2009, off the coast of Africa, several Somali pirates attack and attempt to seize the massive container ship MV Maersk Alabama. The ship's crew vigorously resists and in the end does not allow themselves to be captured. The invaders are forced to retreat and leave the ship in a small boat, taking Captain Richard Phillips with them.
A Most Wanted Man (2014) poster

2 A Most Wanted Man (2014) ★ 6.8

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A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror.
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3 American Hustle (2013) ★ 7.2

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A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild F.B.I. Agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and the Mafia.
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4 Darkest Hour (2017) ★ 7.4

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In May 1940, the fate of World War II hangs on Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean the end of the British Empire.
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5 Sicario (2015) ★ 7.6

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The desolate wastelands that straddle the border between Mexico and the United States are a no-holds-barred territory, a battleground between Mexican drug cartels and U.S. intelligence agencies. FBI agent Kate Maser, who works in the border areas, tries to stick to her own ideals, although she begins to feel that the outcome of the war on drug trafficking is not in favor of the servants of the law.

One day she is given the chance to take part in an elite narcotics unit led by Agent Matt Graver. The most enigmatic member of the team is a local consultant, a man with no name, no habits, and seemingly no past. His true identity is revealed only during a risky operation, during which Kate will be forced to compromise her own principles in order to stay alive.

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6 Official Secrets (2019) ★ 7.3

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The true story of a British whistleblower who leaked information to the press about an illegal NSA spy operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Patriots Day (2016) poster

7 Patriots Day (2016) ★ 7.4

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A look at the 2013 Boston tragedy through the eyes of Police Commissioner Ed Davis. Two explosions at a marathon race stunned the world community, but not Ed and his colleagues, who deployed a hot-rod search for the terrorists.
7 Days in Entebbe (2018) poster

8 7 Days in Entebbe (2018) ★ 5.8

Inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris, and the most daring rescue mission ever attempted.
Fair Game (2010) poster

9 Fair Game (2010) ★ 6.8

CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.

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Body of Lies (2008) poster

10 Body of Lies (2008) ★ 7.1

The CIA is hunting the leader of a series of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is a national intelligence agent, moving around the world trying to prevent any unwanted events. An eye in the sky, a satellite, watches over him. On the other end of this connection is CIA veteran Ed Hoffman, who tracks events from afar.

The closer Ferris gets to his goal, the more clearly he realizes that trust is both a dangerous thing and the only thing that will keep him alive.

The Post (2017) poster

11 The Post (2017) ★ 7.2

A cover-up spanning four U.S. Presidents pushes the country's first female newspaper publisher and her editor to join an unprecedented battle between press and government.
Munich (2005) poster

12 Munich (2005) ★ 7.5

After the Black September capture and massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics, five men are chosen to eliminate the people responsible for that fateful day.
Spotlight (2015) poster

13 Spotlight (2015) ★ 8.1

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
Charlie Wilson's War (2007) poster

14 Charlie Wilson's War (2007) ★ 7.0

A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.
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15 Moneyball (2011) ★ 7.6

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A film based on the 2003 book by Michael M. Lewis about the Oakland baseball team and its general manager, Billy Beane. His goal is to build a competitive baseball team despite financial difficulties.

Moneyball (2011) is on #15 spot of movies related to Argo (2012). Moneyball (2011) was released in 2011, made by Bennett Miller and has average rating 7.6 in 2022. Main stars of the Moneyball (2011) film are: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill.

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16 J. Edgar (2011) ★ 6.5

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Throughout his life, John Edgar Hoover rose to power to become the most powerful man in America. As head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, he stopped at nothing to protect his country. Having survived eight presidents and three wars, Hoover battled threats, both real and far-fetched, often breaking the rules to keep his fellow citizens out of harm's way. He was ruthless and a hero, both at the same time; the world admired him, which was his most coveted, though not tangible, reward.

"J. Edgar" through the eyes of Hoover himself shows us his private and public life and relations with those around him of a man who might as well have distorted the truth as he defended it during a lifetime devoted to embodying his own idea of justice, often influenced by the dark side of power.

J. Edgar (2011) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts. You can find J. Edgar (2011) in the the next genre categories: Biography, Drama, Romance and J. Edgar (2011) has average rating 6.5, according to Screench user votes.

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18 Syriana (2005) ★ 6.9

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A politically charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved in and affected by it.

Syriana (2005) movie was filmed by as Director, starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet. Syriana (2005) belongs to the next genres: Drama, Thriller and has average rating 6.9, according to user votes.

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19 Beirut (2018) ★ 6.4

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Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives must send a former U.S. diplomat to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.

Beirut (2018) is one of the last movies similar to Argo (2012) and it was released in 2018. Jon Hamm, Jay Potter, Khalid Benchagra are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Action, Crime, Drama and has average user rating of 6.4 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

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20 The Accountant (2016) ★ 7.3

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As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities, and the body count starts to rise.
Bridge of Spies (2015) poster

21 Bridge of Spies (2015) ★ 7.6

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Set against the backdrop of a series of real historical events, the film tells the story of Brooklyn lawyer James Donovan, who finds himself in the midst of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on an almost impossible mission - to negotiate the release of a captured American U2 spy plane pilot in the USSR.

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