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Cloak & Dagger
Directed by:
Richard Franklin

Directed by Richard Franklin, and written by Tom Holland (screenplay), "Cloak & Dagger" is an Action/Family/Adventure/Crime/Thriller/Mystery film, released in the USA on August 10 of 1984 . Henry Thomas and Dabney Coleman are starring, alongside Michael Murphy, Christina Nigra, John McIntire and Jeanette Nolan.

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.

Who directed "Cloak & Dagger":

Cloak & Dagger was directed by Richard Franklin, an Australian director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before making Cloak & Dagger, Richard Franklin had directed Psychose II, released in 1983, Psycho II (1983), Roadgames (1981), Patrick (1978). Since, he directed Link, released in 1986, F/X2 (1991), Hotel Sorrento (1995).

When was "Cloak & Dagger" released:

Cloak & Dagger was initially released on Friday, August 10, 1984, in the United States. Also released on this day were The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (dir. W.D. Richter), Red Dawn (dir. John Milius), Phar Lap (dir. Simon Wincer), and Crimes of the Future (dir. David Cronenberg). This was thirty-five (35) years ago.

What is the cast of "Cloak & Dagger":

At the casting of Cloak & Dagger we find Henry Thomas, previously seen in Misunderstood (1984) and E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982); Dabney Coleman (The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984), WarGames (1983)); Michael Murphy (The Year of Living Dangerously (1982), Strange Behavior (1981)) [ more... ]

  • Robert DoQui and Michael Murphy also appeared in Nashville, released in 1975.
  • Jeanette Nolan and John McIntire also appeared in Psycho, released in 1960.
  • Jeanette Nolan and John McIntire also worked together in Two Rode Together, released in 1961.

What is the Storyline of "Cloak & Dagger":

Thomas plays Davey Osborne, an 11-year-old who lives in San Antonio with his father Hal Osborne, played by Coleman. His mother has recently died, leaving just him and his father, a military air traffic controller who has problems relating to his child. Davey is a lonely child and is still grieving over his mother, so he immerses himself in the fantasy world of Cloak & Dagger, an espionage game which exists in both role playing and video forms. Davey has one friend, Kim, (Christina Nigra) a girl who [...]

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