Cloak and Dagger (1984) - Rotten Tomatoes

Cloak and Dagger (1984)

Cloak and Dagger (1984)

Cloak and Dagger




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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 help of friends from school.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Action & Adventure, Kids & Family
Directed By:
Written By: Tom Holland, Jeff Burkhart, Tom Holland (X), Bill Phillips
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 23, 2004
Universal Pictures


Henry Thomas
as Davey Osborne
Dabney Coleman
as Jack Flack / Hal Osb...
Christina Nigra
as Kim Gardener
John McIntire
as George MacCready
Jeanette Nolan
as Eunice MacCready
Eloy Casados
as Alvarez
Tim Rossovich
as Haverman
Robert DoQui
as Lt. Fleming
Shelby Leverington
as Marilyn Gardener
Linden Chiles
as Airport Security Chi...
Earl Bullock
as Navigator
William Marquez
as Airport Security Gua...
Wendell Wright
as Airport Security Gua...
Doris Hargrave
as Woman in Cafe
Al Gomez
as Ground Crewman
Gary Moody
as Man in Cafe
Eleese Lester
as Woman on Boat
John Edson
as Man on Boat
Steve Fromholtz
as Man on Boat
Charles Beall
as Alamo Guard
Stuart MacGregor
as Alamo Guard
Corey Rand
as Building Security Gu...
Nicholas Guest
as Taxi Driver
Louis Anderson
as Taxi Driver
Karen Leigh Hopkins
as Receptionist
Tammy Hyler
as Check-In Clerk
Alvaro Rojas Jr.
as Boat Captain
Steve Fromholz
as Man on Boat
Robert Traynor
as Ticket Agent
Gene Ross
as Bus Driver
Louie Anderson
as Taxi Driver
Steve Fromholz
as Man on Boat
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Critic Reviews for Cloak and Dagger

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (2)

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).

Full Review… | October 29, 2012
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

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.

Full Review… | May 25, 2004
New York Times
Top Critic

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

Full Review… | August 13, 2014

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

Full Review… | October 29, 2012
TV Guide's Movie Guide

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

Full Review… | November 23, 2010
Common Sense Media

So-so Dabney Coleman kid fantasy-adventure yarn.

July 13, 2007

Audience Reviews for Cloak and Dagger

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 great film but should keep those under 13 amused for more then 5 minutes. I saw it on Netflix Stream. 3 Stars

Bruce Bruce

Super Reviewer

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 secret information embedded in it.

Fairly entertaining, I'd recommend it to kids under 13, but being they don't know what Atari is I'm not sure it'll fly. Definitely worth remaking.

Ken Stachnik

Super Reviewer


Amazing, this is kids action movie! I loved it, it's a lot of fun, and very suspenseful.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

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