Synopsis: Claire Spencer, the wife of university scientist Norman Spencer, becomes convinced the spirit of a recently deceased woman is haunting their lakeside home.
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Runtime: 130 minutes
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 16 (1 major, 15 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Several jump scares throughout although the build-up is often more effective than the scare itself. The most significant scare occurs at the 1 hour 46 minute mark and will startle many viewers.
Jump Scare Times
2:31 – Claire gets a shock from the bathroom power socket.
13:46 – An eye appears suddenly on the other side of the fence hole that Claire is looking through.
23:04 – Claire is startled by the phone ringing.
24:40 – The radio turns on suddenly.
31:58 – Claire looks into various rooms of her neighbours house with binoculars, in one of the rooms she sees Warren looking at her.
33:13 – Claire turns around and her husband is standing right behind her.
40:36 – The reflection of another woman can be seen in the bathtub water.
47:02 – The door opens during the Seance and the dog Cooper walks in.
50:04 – A reflection moves in the steamed-up bathroom mirror.
1:08:05 – Norman closes the fridge door and Claire is standing behind it.
1:39:55 – Norman appears behind Claire.
1:46:29 – Claire’s head falls back and she briefly appears as a decomposing corpse, startling Norman. [Video]
1:47:07 – Norman’s hand appears over the side of the bathtub.
1:54:11 – Claire stands on something sharp and screams.
1:55:50 – Norman’s fingers twitch as Claire tries to get the phone.
1:57:52 – Norman appears in the rear window of the ute.
(Major scares in bold)
Download a .srt file of the jump scares in What Lies Beneath [more info].