Synopsis: Two college friends, Alex and Marie, travel to the countryside to visit Alex’s parents. Soon after they arrive, they are attacked by a psychotic truck driver who has his sights set on Alex.
Director: Alexandre Aja
Runtime: 91 minutes (unrated version)
MPAA Rating: NC-17
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 8 (0 major, 8 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: A very gory and suspenseful French slasher. There are some jump scares however they are not a major element of the film.
Jump Scare Times
3:24 – A bloodied woman suddenly appears at the window of a car.
14:21 – Marie closes a cabinet and in the reflection of the mirror Alex suddenly appears.
31:21 – As Alex lies sleeping a bloodied hand reaches out to touch her hair.
36:45 – Alex’s mother suddenly gasps as Marie reaches out to touch her.
53:02 – The gas station attendant gets a bottle of liquor out of a chiller. When he turns around the killer is standing right behind him.
1:12:44 – The killer comes up behind Marie and puts a bag over her head.
1:15:52 – The apparently dead killer suddenly grabs Marie around the throat.
1:27:49 – Alex looks at Marie through a one way mirror, suddenly Alex turns around and reaches for her.
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