Jump Scares In Cargo (2017)

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Synopsis: Set in the aftermath of a pandemic that has turned much of the population into violent flesh-eating zombies, a man sets out on a perilous journey across rural Australia to save his child.

Director: Ben Howling, Yolanda Ramke

Runtime: 93 minutes

MPAA Rating: Unrated

IMDb: 6.3/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 88%

Netflix (US): Yes

Tags: Low Jump Scare, Post-Apocalyptic, Survival, Zombie

Jump Scares:  2 (0 major, 2 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Cargo is primarily a character-based movie that falls much closer to drama than horror. The zombies take a back seat for the most part and while there are some tense moments jump scares are largely avoided.

WARNING: The jump scare descriptions listed below may contain minor spoilers
Show Descriptions

Jump Scare Times

As Cargo is a Netflix exclusive the Netflix “reverse” time-stamps are included in brackets.

26:38 (1:17:30) – Kay’s head turns towards Andy to reveal her face is covered in congealed blood.

32:31 (1:11:37) – There is a very slight jump scare as Andy shines his torch on a woman and a percussion sound effect plays.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Cargo [more info].