A young boy and his imaginary friend end up on the run while in possession of a top-secret spy gadget.

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Davey Osborne
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Jack Flack / Hal Osborne
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Rice
Christina Nigra ...
Kim Gardener
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George MacCready
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Eunice MacCready
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Alvarez
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Haverman
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Morris (as Bill Forsythe)
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Lt. Fleming
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Marilyn Gardener
Linden Chiles ...
Airport Security Chief
Robert Curtin ...
Murdoch
William Marquez ...
Airport Security Guard #1
Wendell Wright ...
Airport Security Guard #2
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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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It began as just another harmless game he played many times. Then top secret documents fell into his hands. And real bullets started flying. Now, he's being pursued by deadly enemies. And they're not playing around. But no one will believe his incredible story. In fact, there's only one person left that can save him... a legendary agent named Flack. And time is running out. See more »


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10 August 1984 (USA)  »

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According to Dabney Coleman, he did not get along with director Richard Franklin. See more »

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Direction that the Cloak & Dagger game faces when, Jack Flack tosses it to Davey, changes. See more »

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Jack Flack: Not that way Davey! It's a dead end!
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References Pole Position (1982) See more »

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Enjoyable kiddie movie
7 May 2001 | by (San Antonio, Texas) – See all my reviews

I particularly enjoyed this film mainly for the use of San Antonio locales, including the Riverwalk, Windsor Park Mall (a real dump now), Breckinridge Park, etc. I loved Dabney Coleman in the dual role of Henry Thomas' father and his imaginary friend Jack Flack. Thomas' character is a bored, lonely kid who spends most of his time playing video and computer games who unwillingly becomes the subject of spies. With all the advances in technology we have today, the games and computers look so cheesy in this film. Incidentally, Henry Thomas is a San Antonio native and Dabney Coleman is from my hometown, Austin


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