Synopsis: In the aftermath of a contagious zombie-like virus which decimated much of Ireland, those cured of the disease struggle to re-integrate back into society.
Director: David Freyne
Runtime: 95 minutes
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 16 (4 major, 12 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Zombie drama The Cured starts slowly but turns into a more standard action/horror movie towards the end. There are definitely a few jumpy moments in the second half but most are half shocks (such as loud gunshots or sudden movements by the zombies) rather than fully fledged jump scares.
Jump Scare Times
1:42 – The movie starts with a flashback to Senan in an infected state, the screen briefly goes black before we see a bloodied hand touch a man on the ground (accompanied by a sound effect).
4:59 – The protesters begin to throw things at the bus, startling Senan.
22:27 – During a nightmare we see a boy walking down the street before being attacked by infected Senan.
44:06 – During another nightmare we see Seenan panting heavily before a quick cut to a bloodied man accompanied by a screaming sound effect.
52:10 – One of the resistant patients suddenly lunges at Dr. Lyons as she reaches out to touch her.
54:24 – Abbie goes outside to investigate a noise and is startled by Senan as he touches her on the shoulder.
55:33 – A man breaks down the door and attacks Senan.
1:12:15 – Several loud gunshots ring out.
1:12:37 – A man is tackled to the ground by Senan.
1:12:51 – A truck blows up.
1:14:58 – Dr. Lyons is suddenly attacked by one of the infected after she shares a moment with a cured patient.
1:15:47 – One of the infected runs at Abbie.
1:16:58 – The infected that Conor is standing beside is suddenly shot.
1:17:04 – The soldier who shot the infected man is herself tackled by another infected person.
1:23:08 – After Abbie shoots dead one of the infected, the soldier lying on the ground suddenly reaches out to grab her.
1:25:14 – An infected person runs at Abbie and her son.
(Major scares in bold)