31 best Netflix movies to watch for Halloween 2019

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12. Cargo

Release Year: 2017

Directed By: Ben Howling, Yolanda Ramke

Cast: Martin Freeman, Simone Landers, Anthony Hayes, David Gulpilil, Susie Porter, Caren Pistorius

Cargo was an Australian post-apocalyptic thriller centering on a deadly zombie invasion stemming from a violent pandemic that has taken over the world. The feature film by Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke was based on their 2013 short film of the same name.

Martin Freeman stars as Andy Rose, a father put in a very dangerous position after his wife is killed by a zombie. She then turns and bites him, infecting him with the virus. The couple has an infant daughter so Andy must now find a home for the child. While stuck in rural Australia, Andy encounters many dangers but he must also keep his baby safe from the monster he is turning into.

Cargo was released in theaters throughout Australia, but it was later added to Netflix for viewers in other countries. Freeman’s performance as a father desperate to save his child was also very well received. The zombie movie received favorable reviews as many claimed it had a fresh twist to the genre. It’s a perfect title to add to a watch-list for fans of the undead.