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 and thriller movies that contain no more than 4 jump scares and should therefore be safe for viewers that are easily startled by these moments.

Movie NameDirectorYearJump
Count
Jump Scare
Rating
Netflix
(US)
Imdb
A Girl Walks Home Alone at NightAna Lily Amirpour20140nostars 0Yes7.1
Altered StatesKen Russell 19802halfstar 0.5No6.9
AmnesiacMichael Polish20151halfstar 0.5Yes4.3
AuditionTakashi Miike19991halfstar 0.5No7.2
BackcountryAdam MacDonald20144halfstar 0.5No6.0
Berberian Sound StudioPeter Strickland20120nostars 0No6.2
BladeStephen Norrington19981onestar 1No7.1
Bone TomahawkS. Craig Zahler20150nostars 0No7.1
Bram Stoker's DraculaFrancis Ford Coppola19921halfstar 0.5No7.5
Cape FearMartin Scorsese19914oneandahalfstar 1.5Yes7.3
CarrieBrian De Palma19761halfstar 0.5No7.4
CarrieKimberly Peirce20134One Star 1No5.9
Cat PeopleJacques Tourneur19422One Star 1No7.4
CubeVincenzo Natali19971halfstar 0.5No7.3
CujoLewis Teague19834One Star 1Yes6.0
CyberbullyBen Chanan20151One Star 1No7.0
Dark ShadowsTim Burton20122halfstar 0.5No6.2
Dead AlivePeter Jackson19923One Star 1No7.6
Dead CalmPhillip Noyce19892One Star 1No6.8
DementiaMike Testin20150nostars 0Yes5.0
DevilJohn Erick Dowdle20104oneandahalfstar 1.5Yes6.3
Dracula UntoldGary Shore20144One Star 1No6.3
Eden LakeJames Watkins20083One Star 1No6.8
EmelieMichael Thelin20153halfstar 0.5No5.4
Europa ReportSebastián Cordero20131halfstar 0.5Yes6.5
Final DestinationJames Wong20004twostar 2No6.7
Final Destination 2David R. Ellis20033One Star 1No6.2
FrailtyBill Paxton20010nostars 0No7.3
Funny GamesMichael Haneke19970nostars 0No7.6
Goodnight MommySeverin Fiala, Veronika Franz20141halfstar 0.5No6.7
Green RoomJeremy Saulnier20151halfstar 0.5No7.2
HannibalRidley Scott20012halfstar 0.5Yes6.8
Hannibal RisingPeter Webber20070nostars 0No6.2
HiddenMatt Duffer, Ross Duffer20154oneandahalfstar 1.5No6.4
HoneymoonLeigh Janiak20143halfstar 0.5Yes5.6
HornsAlexandre Aja20133halfstar 0.5No6.5
HostelEli Roth20052halfstar 0.5No5.9
Hounds of LoveBen Young20160nostars 0No6.8
Hour of the WolfIngmar Bergman19681halfstar 0.5No7.7
I Am Not a Serial KillerBilly O’Brien20163One Star 1Yes6.2
I Am the Pretty Thing
That Lives in the House
Oz Perkins20163halfstar 0.5Yes4.8
InsideAlexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury20074One Star 1No6.9
IntrudersAdam Schindler20154One Star 1No5.7
Invasion of the Body SnatchersPhilip Kaufman19784One Star 1No7.4
Jacob's LadderAdrian Lyne19904One Star 1No7.5
JawsSteven Spielberg19754twoandahalfstar 2.5No8.1
Joy RideJohn Dahl20012halfstar 0.5No6.6
Kill ListBen Wheatley20111halfstar 0.5No6.3
Knock KnockEli Roth20152halfstar 0.5No4.9
Lake MungoJoel Anderson20081halfstar 0.5No6.1
Let Me InMatt Reeves20103halfstar 0.5No7.2
Let The Right One InTomas Alfredson20082halfstar 0.5No8.0
MaggieHenry Hobson20154halfstar 0.5No5.6
MayLucky McKee20020nostars 0No6.7
Megan Is MissingMichael Goi20111halfstar 0.5No4.9
MiseryRob Reiner19903halfstar 0.5No7.8
MorganLuke Scott20163halfstar 0.5No5.9
Mulholland DriveDavid Lynch20011One Star 1Yes8.0
NerveHenry Joost, Ariel Schulman20161halfstar 0.5No6.7
Nocturnal AnimalsTom Ford20161One Star 1No7.7
Only Lovers Left AliveJim Jarmusch20130nostars 0No7.3
Personal ShopperOlivier Assayas20164halfstar 0.5No6.7
PetCarles Torrens20162One Star 1No6.2
PontypoolBruce McDonald20081halfstar 0.5Yes6.7
PrevengeAlice Lowe20160halfstar 0.5No6.1
PsychoAlfred Hitchcock19602halfstar 0.5No8.6
RavenousAntonia Bird19994One Star 1Yes7.1
Re-AnimatorStuart Gordon19854One Star 1Yes7.3
RegressionAlejandro Amenábar20153One Star 1No5.7
ResolutionJustin Benson, Aaron Moorhead20122halfstar 0.5No6.2
Rosemary's BabyRoman Polanski19680nostars 0No8.0
Saw VIKevin Greutert20092halfstar 0.5No6.0
Session 9Brad Anderson20010nostars 0No6.5
SevenDavid Fincher19951halfstar 0.5No8.6
Sleepy HollowTim Burton19991halfstar 0.5Yes7.4
SphereBarry Levinson19984One Star 1No6.0
SplitM. Night Shyamalan20163halfstar 0.5No7.5
SpringJustin Benson, Aaron Moorhead20141halfstar 0.5No6.6
Stake LandJim Mickle20101halfstar 0.5Yes6.5
The 9th Life of Louis DraxAlexandre Aja20164One Star 1No6.3
The ABCs of DeathVarious Directors20120nostars 0Yes4.7
The Blackcoat's DaughterOsgood Perkins20153halfstar 0.5No5.3
The Blair Witch ProjectDaniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez19990nostars 0Yes6.4
The BoyCraig Macneill20151halfstar 0.5No5.4
The Butterfly EffectEric Bress, J. Mackye Gruber20044One Star 1No7.7
The CanalIvan Kavanagh20144twostar 2Yes5.9
The CollectorMarcus Dunstan20092onestar 1No6.4
The ConspiracyChristopher MacBride20121halfstar 0.5No6.4
The CraftAndrew Fleming19964One Star 1Yes6.3
The Devil's BackboneGuillermo del Toro20014oneandahalfstar 1.5No7.5
The Devil's RejectsRob Zombie20050nostars 0No6.9
The Eyes of My MotherNicolas Pesce20160nostars 0No6.3
The Final DestinationDavid R. Ellis20094One Star 1No5.2
The FlyDavid Cronenberg19862halfstar 0.5No7.5
The Girl with All the GiftsColm McCarthy20163One Star 1No6.8
The Green InfernoEli Roth20134One Star 1No5.7
The HappeningM. Night Shyamalan20081halfstar 0.5No5.0
The HarvestJohn McNaughton20130nostars 0Yes5.9
The HauntingRobert Wise19633One Star 1No7.6
The HoleNick Hamm20013halfstar 0.5No6.2
The House of the DevilTi West20094One Star 1No6.4
The InnocentsJack Clayton19614halfstar 0.5No7.9
The Last House on the LeftDennis Iliadis20094halfstar 0.5No6.6
The Love WitchAnna Biller20160nostars 0No6.5
The Midnight Meat TrainRyûhei Kitamura20081halfstar 0.5No6.2
The Mothman PropheciesMark Pellington20024One Star 1No6.5
The NeighborMarcus Dunstan20163One Star 1No5.8
The Neon DemonNicolas Winding Refn20162halfstar 0.5No6.9
The Ninth GateRoman Polanski19990nostars 0No6.7
The Number 23Joel Schumacher20073halfstar 0.5No6.4
The OmenRichard Donner19761halfstar 0.5No7.6
The Ones BelowDavid Farr20150nostars 0Yes6.1
The OthersAlejandro Amenábar20014twostar 2No7.6
The Return of the Living DeadDan O'Bannon19851halfstar 0.5No7.3
The SacramentTi West20132halfstar 0.5Yes6.1
The ShiningStanley Kubrick19803halfstar 0.5Yes8.4
The Silence of the LambsJonathan Demme19910nostars 0No8.6
The Texas Chain Saw MassacreTobe Hooper19742One Star 1No7.5
The VillageM. Night Shyamalan20044One Star 1No6.5
The VoicesMarjane Satrapi20143halfstar 0.5No6.3
The WailingNa Hong-jin20164One Star 1Yes7.6
The Wicker ManRobin Hardy19734halfstar 0.5No7.6
The WitchRobert Eggers20154oneandahalfstar 1.5No6.8
Thesis (Tesis)Alejandro Amenábar19963halfstar 0.5No7.5
They Look Like PeoplePerry Blackshear20152halfstar 0.5Yes6.1
Train to BusanSang-ho Yeon20164One Star 1No7.8
Trash FireRichard Bates Jr.20160nostars 0Yes6.2
TuskKevin Smith20140nostars 0No5.4
Wait Until DarkTerence Young19671halfstar 0.5No7.9
Wolf CreekGreg McLean20050nostars 0No6.3
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