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Argo (2012)

John Goodman as "John Chambers"

On Nov. 4, 1979, militants storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, Iran, taking 66 American hostages. Amid the chaos, six Americans manage to slip away and find refuge with the Canadian ambassador. Knowing that it's just a matter of time before the refugees are found and likely executed, the U.S. government calls on extractor Tony Mendez (Ben Affleck) to rescue them. Mendez's plan is to pose as a Hollywood producer scouting locations in Iran and train the refugees to act as his "film" crew.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012) Won Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

The Artist (2011)

John Goodman as "Al Zimmer"

In the 1920s, actor George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is a bona fide matinee idol with many adoring fans. While working on his latest film, George finds himself falling in love with an ingenue named Peppy Miller (Bérénice Bejo) and, what's more, it seems Peppy feels the same way. But George is reluctant to cheat on his wife with the beautiful young actress. The growing popularity of sound in movies further separates the potential lovers, as George's career begins to fade while Peppy's star rises.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

You Don't Know Jack (2010)

John Goodman as "Neal Nicol"

Controversy and legal problems follow Dr. Jack Kevorkian (Al Pacino) as he advocates assisted suicide.

Emmy (Primetime) (2010) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Roseanne (1988)

John Goodman as "Dan Conner"

A breakout hit at a time when they were few and far between, the series casts actors -- led by comedy star Roseanne -- who look like ordinary people. Beneath the show's barrage of caustic one-liners, the Conner family deals with everyday problems like juggling work and family, and trying to make ends meet.

Emmy (Primetime) (1995) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Emmy (Primetime) (1994) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Emmy (Primetime) (1993) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Golden Globe (1993) Won Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Emmy (Primetime) (1991) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Golden Globe (1991) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Emmy (Primetime) (1990) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Golden Globe (1990) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Emmy (Primetime) (1989) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Golden Globe (1989) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy

Barton Fink (1991)

John Goodman as "Charlie Meadows"

Set in 1941, an intellectual New York playwright Barton Fink (John Turturro) accepts an offer to write movie scripts in L.A. He finds himself with writer's block when required to do a B-movie script. His neighbor tries to help, but he continues to struggle as a bizarre sequence of events distracts him.

Golden Globe (1991) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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