Synopsis: A writer and his family move into a new home where he discovers a hidden cache of snuff film that appear to show the grisly murders of several families.
Director: Scott Derrickson
Runtime: 110 minutes
MPAA Rating: R
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 17 (6 major, 11 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Several very startling jump scares throughout. The lawnmower scene is one of the best jump scares in modern horror. Definitely not recommended for sensitive individuals.
Jump Scare Times
18:09 – A shadow movies behind Ellison.
24:42 – Trevor begins screaming while coming out of a box.
39:13 – A loud bang startles Ellison.
41:00 – There is a loud banging noise while Ellison is in the attic.
41:59 – Ellison lifts a box lid to uncover a snake.
43:13 – Ellison falls through the attic floor. [Video]
52:30 – Bughuul’s face on Ellison’s laptop begins to move.
55:17 – Ellison lowers the print of Bughuul’s face only to see the same face mirrored in the backyard outside. [Video]
56:13 – Ellison sees Trevor’s face hiding in the bushes.
57:14 – Several deceased children are seen standing behind Ellison.
1:03:54 – A tied up body suddenly comes into view in front of lawnmower. [Video]
1:08:44 – A deceased girl appears beside Ellison. [Video]
1:09:45 – A deceased girl in a yellow coat appears in the hallway.
1:11:16 – A deceased girl sits beside Ashley’s bed.
1:25:47 – Bughuul’s face suddenly appears in front of Ellison while he is peering into the attic. [Video]
1:26:04 – A box labelled home movies drops from the attic and lands on the floor beside Ellison.
1:43:42 – Bughuul’s face abruptly drops into view, just before the final credits roll. [Video]
(Major scares in bold)
Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Sinister [more info].