Synopsis: Laura, her husband, and adopted son Simón, move into an old orphanage with the intention of re-opening it. When Simón disappears in mysterious circumstances, Laura begins to uncover the truth around the history of the orphanage.
Director: J.A. Bayona
Runtime: 105 minutes
MPAA Rating: R
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 6 (2 Major, 4 Minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Relies on atmosphere rather than jump scares however the bus scene that occurs 45 minutes in does contain a significant and somewhat unexpected jump scare.
Jump Scare Times
38:59 – There is a loud crash as Laura listens against the wall.
45:42 – A presumably dead Benigna grabs Laura’s arm. [Video]
1:08:31 – A window slides shut suddenly and breaks.
1:24:38 – A child’s hand grabs Laura from behind. [Video]
1:26:04 – A hand slams the door closed.
1:27:59 – A shadow flies past Laura as she walks down the stairs.
(Major scares in bold)
Download a .srt file of the jump scares in The Orphanage [more info].