Synopsis: An English pianist, Marcus, and a feisty reporter, Gianna, investigate the violent death of psychic medium Helga Ulmann.
Director: Dario Argento
Runtime: 126 minutes (original director’s cut)
MPAA Rating: X
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 7 (0 major, 7 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Some minor jump scares in the second half of the movie however, with the possible exception of the squawking bird at 1:01:26, they can be easily predicted and won’t shock the average viewer.
Jump Scare Times
52:02 – A phone rings during a tense scene.
1:01:26 – A squawking bird suddenly flies at Amanda.
1:06:01 – Marcus trips over during a quiet scene.
1:34:16 – A doll enters the room and walks up to Giordani.
1:34:49 – An unknown assailant comes through the window and strikes Giordani.
1:44:47 – Marcus shines the torch on a skeleton.
2:03:42 – An abrupt cut back to Martha in the present may startle some viewers.
Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Deep Red [more info].