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
Netflix (US): Yes
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.
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)