Cloak & Dagger
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Juvenile actor Henry Thomas, late of E.T., is the star of Cloak and Dagger. Given to telling whoppers, Thomas finds himself in a boy-who-cried-wolf dilemma when he overhears two spies plotting to smuggle valuable info out of the US. When he can't get his own father Dabney Coleman to believe him, Thomas turns disconsolately to a computer game called "Cloak and Dagger" and begins to fantasize, imagining that he is in cahoots with secret agent Jack Flack, also played by Coleman. Finally coming to grips with the fact that the mythical Jack Flack cannot help him this time, Thomas… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

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"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)."
‑ Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times
"A film with much to recommend it, Cloak and Dagger feels like a Hitchcock movie produced by Walt Disney."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"The great Dabney Coleman in TWO different roles? All right!"
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"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."
‑ Janet Maslin, New York Times
"Fantasy-adventure is exciting, but full of dark mayhem."
‑ Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media
"For a movie so obsessed with the line between reality and make-believe, it never knows which side it wants to be on."
‑ Rob Vaux,
"So-so Dabney Coleman kid fantasy-adventure yarn."
‑ Steve Crum,
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