Cloak and Dagger
Cloak and Dagger (1984)

When he overhears two spies plotting to smuggle secrets out of the U.S., a young boy cannot get anyone to pay his story any mind. He's got a history of telling lies. When nothing he tries works, he goes after the spies himself with the… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 23, 2004
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Cloak and Dagger is fun for adults as well as older kids, thanks to the imaginative writing (by Tom Holland) and direction (by Richard Franklin).

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

A film with much to recommend it, Cloak and Dagger feels like a Hitchcock movie produced by Walt Disney.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

The great Dabney Coleman in TWO different roles? All right!

Janet Maslin
New York Times

The last thing we need right now is another movie about a boy caught up in the world of computer games - but ''Cloak and Dagger,'' while fitting that mold, is clever and enjoyable anyhow.

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Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media

Fantasy-adventure is exciting, but full of dark mayhem.

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Rob Vaux
Mania.com

For a movie so obsessed with the line between reality and make-believe, it never knows which side it wants to be on.

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

So-so Dabney Coleman kid fantasy-adventure yarn.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
A cute little kids spy film, about military secrets being smuggled out of the county in Atari Game Cartages. Funny to see how basic graphics were in 1983, not a… More
Adam Mahler
It has good cinematography and Dabney Coleman is great in his double role, but the boy lead, Henry Thomas, seems a little autistic at times. This is a brave… More
Ken Stachnik
An espionage obsessed 12 year old (Elliot from ET) fights some really under qualified bad guys who are trying to get there hands on an Atari game with top… More
JY Skacto
The "Cloak and Dagger" expression refers to situations regarding secrecy, espionage, etc. "Cloak & Dagger" is also the name of a video… More
Aj V
Amazing, this is kids action movie! I loved it, it's a lot of fun, and very suspenseful.
Chris Garman
Cloak and Dagger is the story of a young San Antonio boy (Henry Thomas) who becomes so wrapped up in his hero super spy Jack Flack (Dabney Coleman) he mixes the… More