Movies like Cloak & Dagger

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Cloak & Dagger (1984)
 6.6
 7K
Cloak & Dagger (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 11-year-old Davey's mother is dead and his 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.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous, nostalgic, whimsical, unusual plot structure, psychological, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: espionage, spy, murder, heroes, child in peril, disbelieving adult, family, adventure, good versus evil, crimes, secret agents, anti hero, on the run, danger, chases and races, escapades, rivalry, anti heroes, nobody believes, criminal, treason, mystery, traitor, parent child relationship, imaginary friend ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa

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Most similar movies to Cloak & Dagger

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, realistic and entertaining films with plots about heroes, danger, escapades, spy, espionage, chase and adventure mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Cloak & Dagger: Spy Kids (2001), Agent Cody Banks (2003), Target (1985), Kid Colter (1985), Mission: Impossible (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 106K
Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, secret agents, spy, child spy, fantasy world, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, kidnapping, rescue, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Agent Cody Banks (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Recruited by the U.S. government to be a special agent, nerdy teenager Cody Banks must get closer to cute classmate Natalie in order to learn about an evil plan hatched by her father. But despite the agent persona, Cody struggles with teen angst.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, sexy, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: secret agents, adventure, heroes, working undercover, spy, espionage, child spy, teenage life, undercover, family, cia, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, seattle, hong kong, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.0
 4K
Target (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Texan with a secret past (Gene Hackman) searches Europe with his son (Matt Dillon) after the KGB kidnaps his wife (Gayle Hunnicutt).
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, missing person, father son relationship, espionage, rescue, parents and children, secret agents, daring rescue, crimes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, hamburg germany, texas, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alex Rider thinks he is a normal school boy, until his uncle is killed. He discovers that his uncle was actually spy on a mission, when he was killed. Alex is recruited by Alan Blunt to continue the mission. He is sent to Cornwall to investigate a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, secret agents, child spy, chases and races, undercover, race against time, school, martial arts, espionage, heroic mission, danger, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eight years after the third film, the OSS has become the world's top spy agency, while the Spy Kids department has since become defunct. A retired spy Marissa (Jessica Alba) is thrown back into the action along with her stepchildren when a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: secret agents, spy, espionage, secret agent, child spy, family, adventure, secret movement, heroic mission, eccentric family, save the world, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.7
 215
Kid Colter (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Boston boy escapes from spies and survives in the wild with tricks from his mountain-man father.
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mountain, wilderness, kidnapping, survival, family, danger, escapades, heroes, espionage, confined, adventure, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, espionage, mission, undercover, chase, spy, betrayal, double agent, terrorist, embassy, secret service ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, paris france, berlin germany, langley virginia, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 6K
Arabesque (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, talky, twists and turns ...
Plot: espionage, murder, gangsters, spy, political intrigue, professor, danger, dishonesty, intrigue, politics, investigation, justice ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, oxford university, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A close friend of MacGyver is murdered. In searching for a reason for this assassination MacGyver discovers a secret nuclear weapons plant right in the center of Britain.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, adventure, danger, nuclear threat, heroes, deadly, crimes, escapades, murder, nuclear bomb, bomb, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 28K
The Art of War (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When ruthless terrorists threaten to bring down the United Nations, they frame the one man they believe can stop them: an international security expert named Shaw. Now he must run from his own allies and become a solitary force for good, as he tries ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, murder, heroes, translator, frame up, espionage, political conspiracy, crimes, deadly, conspiracy, gunfight, un ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, new york, usa, hong kong, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Exploring the further adventures of Carmen and Juni Cortez, who have now joined the family spy business as Level 2 OSS agents. Their new mission is to save the world from a mad scientist living on a volcanic island populated by an imaginative ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, child spy, island, rivalry, mad scientist, spy, good versus evil, secret agents, heroes, genetic engineering, villain, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 25K
Firefox (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours say that the jet is indetectable on radar. They send ex-Vietnam ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter jet, kgb, chase, heroes, pilot, espionage, heroic mission, behind enemy lines, aerial combats, cold war, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, asia, vietnam, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Never Say Never Again (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, West Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: James Bond returns as the secret agent 007 one more time to battle the evil organization SPECTRE. Bond must defeat Largo, who has stolen two atomic warheads for nuclear blackmail. But Bond has an ally in Largo's girlfriend, the willowy Domino, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, witty, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, island, terrorism, motorcycle chase, world domination, undercover, secret agents, race against time, heroes, british secret service, scuba diving ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, bahamas, europe, france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Secret Agent Club (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To the world Ray Chase is nothing more than a klutzy, overgrown toy seller whose wife passed away a few years ago; and his only son Jeremy doesn't get to see him very often, because he's always away on "business trips." What no ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: secret agents, secret agent, toys, toy, rescue, adventure, save the day, espionage, chases and races, undercover, secret identity, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 76K
Abduction (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young man sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, on the run, chase, danger, young heroes, life turned upside down, heroes, chases and races, cia, hidden identity, webcam, past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 3K
Dadnapped (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Melissa has a bad case of sibling rivalry, only her competition is a fictional character in her father's best-selling novel about a teenage super spy. When her father is "dadnapped" by a group of overzealous fans, it's up to ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, rescue, parents and children, adventure, danger, lifestyle, family relations, siblings relations, kidnapping, crimes, young heroes, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, chase, martial arts, race against time, on the run, heroes, adventure, deadly, danger, rivalry, espionage, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, germany, poland, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Spy with My Face (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Napoleon Solo is captured by Thrush and replaced with a double.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: secret agents, espionage, heroes, spy, partners, adventure, kidnapping, danger, rivalry, escapades, undercover, confined ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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A View to a Kill (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A newly developed microchip designed by Zorin Industries for the British Government that can survive the electromagnetic radiation caused by a nuclear explosion has landed in the hands of the KGB. James Bond must find out how and why. His suspicions ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, chase, secret agents, race against time, kgb, heroic mission, adventure, safecracker, skiing, 007, crimes, secret identity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, france, paris france, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, spy, secret agents, conspiracy, fighting the system, manhunt, chases and races, corruption, danger, uncover truth, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, paris france, europe, london, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Carmen's caught in a virtual reality game designed by the Kids' new nemesis, the Toymaker. It's up to Juni to save his sister, and ultimately the world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: child spy, child hero, rescue, adventure, mission, family, video game, secret agents, escapades, save the world, imaginary, save the day ...
Time: 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Eiger Sanction (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A classical art professor and collector, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, assassination, assassin, hitman, heroes, secret agents, rivalry, mountain, mountaineer, adventure, government agency, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, alps, arizona, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 23K
The Shadow (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the 1930's comic strip, puts the hero up against his arch enemy, Shiwan Khan, who plans to take over the world by holding a city to ransom using an atom bomb. Using his powers of invisibility and "The power to cloud men's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, tense, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, monk, invisibility, atomic bomb, heroic mission, undercover, danger, vigilante, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, asia, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A speculation on the fate of the famous hijacker who parachuted with his ransom and disappeared in the mountains. Has Cooper succeeded in following a meticulous plan to disappear into anonymity despite the best efforts of a dogged cop?
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hijacking, airplane, destiny, confined, bounty hunter, chases and races, crime, escapades, missing person, on the run, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 1930s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young boys, Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum together with their neighbor girl, computer whiz Amanda are visiting Mega Mountain amusement park when it is invaded by an army of ninjas led by evil Medusa, who wants to take over the park and hold the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, hostage, family, eccentric family, vigilantism, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, rivalry, buddies, save the day, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 2K
Connected (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A debt collector receives a call from a woman who is kidnapped by an unknown gang. He thinks it is a joke but soon, he realises that it is not a prank.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, confined, crimes, prank, daring rescue, single parent, danger, heroes, mother daughter relationship, car chase, husband wife relationship, foot chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 7K
The In-Laws (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In preparation for his daughter's wedding, dentist Sheldon Kornpett meets Vince Ricardo, the groom's father. Vince, a manic fellow who claims to be a government agent, then proceeds to drag Sheldon into a series of chases and misadventures ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: wedding, dentist, armored car robbery, screwball, espionage, friendship, danger, secret agents, dishonesty, partners, undercover, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: latin america, new york, new jersey, washington d.c., usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 12K
Switchback (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI agent Dennis Quaid tries to catch a serial killer who kidnapped his son.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, surprise ending, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, murder, vengeance, crimes, crime, missing person, law enforcement, hitchhiker, murder mystery, train, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Retired from active duty to train new IMF agents, Ethan Hunt is called back into action to confront sadistic arms dealer, Owen Davian. Hunt must try to protect his girlfriend while working with his new team to complete the mission.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, spy, mission, disguise, nurse, secret, double agent, spies, gunfight, cia, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, frogman
Place: berlin germany, shanghai, washington d.c., shanghai china, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 345
Running Scared (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's 1961. Two servicemen smuggle a box of military gear to USA. Leroy tries out a military camera and accidentally takes a picture of some military facilities. Army finds one of the pictures and thinks they're communist spies.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: military, spy, boat chase, manhunt, swamp, escape, cold war, chase, espionage, adventure, soldier, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, cuba, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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