Synopsis: A war veteran, Jacob, struggles to adjust to a normal life after returning from the Vietnam war as a series of disturbing occurrences blur the line between reality and delusion.
Director: Adrian Lyne
Runtime: 113 minutes
MPAA Rating: R
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 4 (0 major, 4 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Several disturbing scenes throughout the movie however very few actual jump scares. The scene at the 1 hour 30 mark is probably the most significant and the only one likely to truly startle the audience.
Jump Scare Times
38:02 – Jacob sees some birds flying above him at the party.
39:19 – Jacob sees a horn come out of Jezzie’s mouth as she dances.
1:29:50 – A sudden cut to a car braking and hitting a bike might startle some viewers.
1:30:31 – Jacob sees the reflection of his son in the mirror and reaches out to touch it however a demon head appears and he pulls back.
Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Jacob’s Ladder [more info].