Synopsis: A teenage girl and her younger brother must fight to survive after a mysterious epidemic triggered by a television signal causes parents to violently attack their own children.
Director: Brian Taylor
Runtime: 83 minutes
MPAA Rating: R
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 5 (0 major, 5 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Despite the frenetic editing and loud sound effects, Mom and Dad keeps the jump scares to a minimum.
Jump Scare Times
13:32 – A flashback of Josh hiding under the bed abruptly ends as we hear several loud bangs and a scream.
22:31 – As Carly and Riley sneak through the car park they are startled by a group of parents running past.
59:27 – Kendall violently pushes a knife through the wall, narrowly missing Carly.
1:07:31 – A flashback of Kendall talking to a younger Carly is abruptly ended as present-day Kendall bursts through a door.
1:09:20 – After Josh asks “Where’s Mom?”, Kendall’s hand breaks through the closet door.