Do you hate constantly being startled by loud noises, cats jumping out of nowhere, or scary faces popping up on the screen? Horror movies without jump scares can be difficult to find, particularly in the case of modern horror where jump scares are regularly used to deliver cheap thrills.

Here at Wheres The Jump? we have compiled a list of over 100 horror movies that contain no more than 4 jump scares and should therefore be safe for viewers that are easily startled by these moments.

Movie NameDirectorYearImdbNetflix
Jump Scare
A Girl Walks Home Alone at NightAna Lily Amirpour20147.1Yes0nostars 0
Altered StatesKen Russell19806.9No2halfstar 0.5
AmnesiacMichael Polish20154.3Yes1halfstar 0.5
AuditionTakashi Miike19997.2No1halfstar 0.5
BackcountryAdam MacDonald20146.0No4halfstar 0.5
Berberian Sound StudioPeter Strickland20126.2No0nostars 0
BladeStephen Norrington19987.1No1onestar 1
Bone TomahawkS. Craig Zahler20157.1No0nostars 0
Bram Stoker's DraculaFrancis Ford Coppola19927.5No1halfstar 0.5
Cape FearMartin Scorsese19917.3Yes4oneandahalfstar 1.5
CarrieBrian De Palma19767.4No1halfstar 0.5
CarrieKimberly Peirce20135.9No4One Star 1
Cat PeopleJacques Tourneur19427.4No2One Star 1
CubeVincenzo Natali19977.3No1halfstar 0.5
CujoLewis Teague19836.0Yes4One Star 1
Dark ShadowsTim Burton20126.2No2halfstar 0.5
Dead AlivePeter Jackson19927.6No3One Star 1
Dead CalmPhillip Noyce19896.8No2One Star 1
DementiaMike Testin20155.0Yes0nostars 0
DevilJohn Erick Dowdle20106.3Yes4oneandahalfstar 1.5
Dracula UntoldGary Shore20146.3No4One Star 1
Eden LakeJames Watkins20086.8No3One Star 1
EmelieMichael Thelin20155.4No3halfstar 0.5
Europa ReportSebastián Cordero20136.5Yes1halfstar 0.5
Final DestinationJames Wong20006.7No4twostar 2
Final Destination 2David R. Ellis20036.2No3One Star 1
FrailtyBill Paxton20017.3No0nostars 0
Funny GamesMichael Haneke19977.6No0nostars 0
Goodnight MommySeverin Fiala &
Veronika Franz
20146.7No1halfstar 0.5
Green RoomJeremy Saulnier20157.2No1halfstar 0.5
HannibalRidley Scott20016.8Yes2halfstar 0.5
Hannibal RisingPeter Webber20076.2No0nostars 0
HoneymoonLeigh Janiak20145.6Yes3halfstar 0.5
HornsAlexandre Aja20136.5No3halfstar 0.5
HostelEli Roth20055.9No2halfstar 0.5
Hour of the WolfIngmar Bergman19687.7No1halfstar 0.5
I Am Not a Serial KillerBilly O’Brien20166.2Yes3One Star 1
I Am the Pretty Thing
That Lives in the House
Oz Perkins20164.8Yes3halfstar 0.5
InsideAlexandre Bustillo &
Julien Maury
20076.9No4One Star 1
IntrudersAdam Schindler20155.7No4One Star 1
Invasion of the Body SnatchersPhilip Kaufman19787.4No4One Star 1
Jacob's LadderAdrian Lyne19907.5No4One Star 1
JawsSteven Spielberg19758.1Yes4twoandahalfstar 2.5
Joy RideJohn Dahl20016.6No2halfstar 0.5
Kill ListBen Wheatley20116.3No1halfstar 0.5
Knock KnockEli Roth20154.9No2halfstar 0.5
Lake MungoJoel Anderson20086.1No1halfstar 0.5
Let Me InMatt Reeves20107.2No3halfstar 0.5
Let The Right One InTomas Alfredson20088.0No2halfstar 0.5
MaggieHenry Hobson20155.6No4halfstar 0.5
MayLucky McKee20026.7No0nostars 0
Megan Is MissingMichael Goi20114.9No1halfstar 0.5
MiseryRob Reiner19907.8No3halfstar 0.5
MorganLuke Scott20165.9No3halfstar 0.5
Mulholland DriveDavid Lynch20018.0No1One Star 1
NerveHenry Joost &
Ariel Schulman
20166.7No1halfstar 0.5
Only Lovers Left AliveJim Jarmusch20137.3No0nostars 0
PetCarles Torrens20166.2No2One Star 1
PontypoolBruce McDonald20086.7Yes1halfstar 0.5
PsychoAlfred Hitchcock19608.6No2halfstar 0.5
RavenousAntonia Bird19997.1Yes4One Star 1
Re-AnimatorStuart Gordon19857.3Yes4One Star 1
RegressionAlejandro Amenábar20155.7No3One Star 1
ResolutionJustin Benson &
Aaron Moorhead
20126.2No2halfstar 0.5
Rosemary's BabyRoman Polanski19688.0No0nostars 0
Saw VIKevin Greutert20096.0No2halfstar 0.5
Session 9Brad Anderson20016.5No0nostars 0
SevenDavid Fincher19958.6No1halfstar 0.5
Sleepy HollowTim Burton19997.4No1halfstar 0.5
SphereBarry Levinson19986.0No4One Star 1
SpringJustin Benson &
Aaron Moorhead
20146.6No1halfstar 0.5
Stake LandJim Mickle20106.5Yes1halfstar 0.5
The ABCs of DeathVarious Directors20124.7Yes0nostars 0
The Blackcoat's DaughterOsgood Perkins20155.3No3halfstar 0.5
The Blair Witch ProjectDaniel Myrick &
Eduardo Sánchez
19996.4No0nostars 0
The BoyCraig Macneill20155.4No1halfstar 0.5
The CanalIvan Kavanagh20145.9Yes4twostar 2
The CollectorMarcus Dunstan20096.4No2One Star 1
The ConspiracyChristopher MacBride20126.4No1halfstar 0.5
The CraftAndrew Fleming19966.3No4One Star 1
The Devil's BackboneGuillermo del Toro20017.5No4oneandahalfstar 1.5
The Devil's RejectsRob Zombie20056.9No0nostars 0
The Final DestinationDavid R. Ellis20095.2No4One Star 1
The FlyDavid Cronenberg19867.5No2halfstar 0.5
The Green InfernoEli Roth20135.7No4One Star 1
The HappeningM. Night Shyamalan20085.0No1halfstar 0.5
The HarvestJohn McNaughton20135.9Yes0nostars 0
The HauntingRobert Wise19637.6No3One Star 1
The HoleNick Hamm20016.2No3halfstar 0.5
The House of the DevilTi West20096.4No4One Star 1
The InnocentsJack Clayton19617.9No4halfstar 0.5
The Last House on the LeftDennis Iliadis20096.6No4halfstar 0.5
The Midnight Meat TrainRyûhei Kitamura20086.2No1halfstar 0.5
The Mothman PropheciesMark Pellington20026.5No4One Star 1
The NeighborMarcus Dunstan20165.8No3One Star 1
The Neon DemonNicolas Winding Refn20166.9No2halfstar 0.5
The Ninth GateRoman Polanski19996.7No0nostars 0
The OmenRichard Donner19767.6No1halfstar 0.5
The Ones BelowDavid Farr20156.1Yes0nostars 0
The OthersAlejandro Amenábar20017.6No4twostar 2
The Return of the Living DeadDan O'Bannon19857.3No1halfstar 0.5
The SacramentTi West20136.1Yes2halfstar 0.5
The ShiningStanley Kubrick19808.4Yes3halfstar 0.5
The Silence of the LambsJonathan Demme19918.6No0nostars 0
The Texas Chain Saw MassacreTobe Hooper19747.5No2One Star 1
The VillageM. Night Shyamalan20046.5No4One Star 1
The VoicesMarjane Satrapi20146.3No3halfstar 0.5
The WailingNa Hong-jin20167.6Yes4One Star 1
The Wicker ManRobin Hardy19737.6No4halfstar 0.5
The WitchRobert Eggers20156.8No4oneandahalfstar 1.5
Thesis (Tesis)Alejandro Amenábar19967.5No3halfstar 0.5
They Look Like PeoplePerry Blackshear20156.1Yes2halfstar 0.5
Train to BusanSang-ho Yeon20167.8No4One Star 1
Trash FireRichard Bates Jr.20166.2No0nostars 0
TuskKevin Smith20145.4No0nostars 0
Wait Until DarkTerence Young19677.9No1halfstar 0.5
Wolf CreekGreg McLean20056.3No0nostars 0
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