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11-year-old Davey, whose mother is dead and whose father doesn't spend nearly enough time with him. So the boy loses himself in video games--and even has an imaginary friend, a ... See full summary »

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Davey Osborne
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Jack Flack / Hal Osborne
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Rice
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Kim Gardener
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George MacCready
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Eunice MacCready
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Alvarez
Tim Rossovich ...
Haverman
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Morris (as Bill Forsythe)
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Lt. Fleming
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Marilyn Gardener
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Robert Curtin ...
Murdoch
William Marquez ...
Airport Security Guard #1
Wendell Wright ...
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11-year-old Davey, whose mother is dead and whose father doesn't spend nearly enough time with him. So the boy loses himself in video games--and even has an imaginary friend, a super-resourceful secret agent. When he accidentally comes into possession of a spy group's secret plans, and winds up on the run from them, he must learn to rely on himself and his imaginary pal to save his skin. But, in the end, Dad proves to be his real hero. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Actor Dabney Coleman played dual roles in this movie. Coleman was both Davey Osborne (Henry Thomas)'s father Hal Osborne and secret agent Jack Flack. See more »

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When Jack Flack tells Davey to switch the games,he throws him a factory sealed game-box.Yet at the exchange scene when the bad guys picks it up and looks at it,the game has a sticker on the back, that says The Gamekeeper which is the name of the store Davy got it from. Considering it was factory sealed that sticker shouldn't have been there. See more »

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Jack Flack: [materializes from behind the bedroom door as Davey's father is walking down the hall] Not too smart for a military man, huh?
Davey Osborne: Shut up!
[throws his Jack Flack miniature figure at Jack, who gasps in surprise and vanishes]
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5 April 2004 | by (Orlando, Florida) – See all my reviews

I first saw Cloak and Dagger when a substitute teacher showed it to our 6th grade class. It was the coolest movie I'd ever seen because it was an action movie about kids who solve a mystery and save the day.

Henry Thomas is Davey Osbourne. His entire life is an imaginary world of secret spies. And to aid in his games of eluding spies and dodging secret plans of assasination, Davey defers to his wartime hero, Jack Flack, an action hero that he has turned into an imaginary playmate as well as a father figure guidance to make up for an absentee father.

But Davey soons finds himself in trouble as the imaginary world becomes a reality when he witnesses a shooting in a stairwell. But, before the victim draws his last breath, he hands Davey a Cloak & Dagger video cartridge that contains top secret plans. And, while the adults think he is just playing another game, Davey and his sassy friend Kim and Jack Flack all try to solve the crime.

It is a great movie in part because you get a peak at the imagination of a twelve-year-old-boy and, once again, because a few clever kids get to save the day. It definitely looked like a fun movie to make.


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