Synopsis: A mother attempts to bring her two children to safety while blindfolded after a mysterious illness has driven much of the world’s population to commit suicide.
Director: Susanne Bier
Runtime: 124 minutes
MPAA Rating: R
Netflix (US): Yes
Jump Scares: 4 (0 major, 4 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Although there are some horror elements, the jump scares are very minimal and even easily frightened viewers should handle Bird Box with ease.
Jump Scare Times
Netflix “reverse” time-stamps are included in brackets.
10:27 (1:53:54) – An ambulance crashes into a car in front of Malorie and Jess.
37:07 (1:27:14) – After Malorie shoots her gun several times, the stranger suddenly grabs her and yells “take your damn blindfold off”.
1:02:01 (1:02:20) – After repeating Malorie’s name several times, the girl is pulled to the ground and dragged away.
1:36:19 (28:02) – A loud gunshot may startle very sensitive viewers.