Cloak and Dagger
Cloak and Dagger (1946)

Inspired by actual events, Cloak and Dagger was first major "atomic power" melodrama of the postwar era. Gary Cooper stars as bookish physics professor Alvah Jesper, a character obviously based on A-bomb codeveloper J. Robert… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 28, 1946
DVD Release Date: April 30, 2013
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Old-fashioned espionage tale.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Minor spy thriller has some good touches from the great Fritz Lang.

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Emanuel Levy

Starring Gary Cooper and Lili Plamer, Fritz Lang's WWII melodrama is one of the first Hollywood pictures to deal with the global threats of the atomic bomb.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Much longer and less focused that You Only Live Once, it's still a vintage Lang picture and worth seeing.

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Fernando F. Croce

The ugly ruthlessness on both sides of the conflict attests to Lang's pragmatic refusal to pit simple "good" versus "evil"

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Good not great film with Coop's character annoyingly dense and obtuse at times which puts others in grave danger. Lilli is strong suffering none of… More
Aj V
A confusing, at times very boring, but at other times pretty good spy movie from the forties.
xGary Xx
Alfred Hitchcock was not the only great director to make anti-Nazi porpaganda films. Fritz Lang, himself an escapee from Nazi Germany, made this film to warn of… More