Synopsis: A group of scientists is tasked with searching for alien life in a mysterious spaceship found deep in the Pacific Ocean.
Director: Barry Levinson
Runtime: 134 minutes
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Netflix (US): Yes
Jump Scares: 4 (0 major, 4 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Sphere is a sci-fi mystery that takes a turn into psychological thriller territory in the second half. There are very few jump scares and even sensitive viewers should be able to handle them with ease.
Jump Scare Times
27:44 – An elevator suddenly starts, propelling Norman and Beth upwards.
29:33 – Beth turns around and sees a mummified corpse.
31:26 – Holographic images of space appear in front of Beth after she taps on the computer screen.
1:28:18 – A sea snake attacks Norman.
Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Sphere [more info].