Cargo Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 6816

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 11

Theatrical Release Date: 04/19/2018

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Thriller

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Ben Howling, Yolanda Ramke

Actors: Martin Freeman, Anthony Hayes, Susie Porter, Caren Pistorius, Kris McQuade, Natasha Wanganeen

Plot: A father, wife and infant daughter navigate a houseboat in an Australia that has fallen to an epidemic with a bite meaning death in only a couple days. Foraging for food, the wife is bit and, seeking help, the family hits the road where the father also is bit and must use his remaining time to find someone to care for his daughter. -- Chris Kavan

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3/4

Chris Kavan - wrote on 07/17/2018

One of the better Netflix original films, largely due to presence of Martin Freeman. So often in zombie films the hero turns into a zombie-slaying badass, but Freeman plays an ordinary man caught in an extraordinary situation. He isn't a fighter, he can't handle a gun but he is determined to save his infant daughter even as he himself faces eminent death. I highly recommend watching the original short film this was based on, but as a feature length, it still works and has a message behind it.

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Rating of
3/4

An emotionally touching zombie-flick.

ikkegoemikke - wrote on 01/05/2019

We have no idea what it was that bit you.
It had fingers, Andy!
Fuck!

If there’s one genre with so many releases that you get tired of it, it’s certainly the zombie genre. I’m sure this kind of movies is made on a daily basis. Movies in which infected undead stumble around, searching for victims, to have a portion of juicy brains. Most movies aren’t very innovative and all known clichés are being used. But occasionally you come across something completely different where they want to give a new direction to the zombie genre. Just like in “Maggie” it’s about a father who wants to protect his daughter. Only, little Rosie (Finlay and Nova Sjoberg) isn’t aware of any threat.

The story is set in the Australian bushes (the last Australian zombie flick I have seen was “Wyrmwood“. Also …

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