High Jump Scare Movies

Do you love being on the edge of your seat throughout a movie? The following horror and thriller movies have been rated at least 4 out of 5 for jump scare frequency and intensity by the Where’s The Jump? team. If these movies don’t make you jump then nothing will!

Movie Name Director Year Jump Count Jump Scare Rating Netflix (US) IMDb
A Quiet Place John Krasinski 2018 14 4.0 No 7.5
Alone Banjong Pisanthanakun, Parkpoom Wongpoom 2007 21 4.5 No 6.6
Annabelle Comes Home Gary Dauberman 2019 20 4.0 No 6.0
Annabelle: Creation David F. Sandberg 2017 23 4.5 No 6.8
Banshee Chapter Blair Erickson 2013 22 5.0 No 5.5
Blair Witch Adam Wingard 2016 18 4.0 No 5.0
Candyman Bernard Rose 1992 16 4.0 No 6.6
Countdown Justin Dec 2019 17 4.0 No 5.3
Dead Silence James Wan 2007 15 4.0 No 6.2
Deliver Us From Evil Scott Derrickson 2014 16 4.0 No 6.2
Demonic Will Canon 2015 17 4.0 Yes 5.3
Don’t Hang Up Damien Macé, Alexis Wajsbrot 2016 4 4.0 No 5.6
Drag Me To Hell Sam Raimi 2009 23 4.5 No 6.6
Evil Dead Fede Alvarez 2013 20 4.0 No 6.5
Evil Dead II Sam Raimi 1987 27 4.0 No 7.8
Exorcist: The Beginning Renny Harlin 2004 17 4.0 No 5.1
Extraterrestrial Colin Minihan 2014 30 4.5 No 5.0
Flatliners Niels Arden Oplev 2017 20 4.0 No 5.0
Freddy vs. Jason Ronny Yu 2003 24 4.0 No 5.8
Friday the 13th Marcus Nispel 2009 23 4.0 No 5.6
Friend Request Simon Verhoeven 2016 21 4.0 Yes 5.4
Ghost Stories Jeremy Dyson, Andy Nyman 2017 21 4.0 No 6.6
Ghostland Pascal Laugier 2018 21 4.0 No 6.3
Grave Encounters Colin Minihan, Stuart Ortiz 2011 12 4.0 No 6.1
Haunt Scott Beck & Bryan Woods 2019 16 4.0 No 6.3
Hell Fest Gregory Plotkin 2018 28 5.0 No 5.5
House of Wax Jaume Collet-Serra 2005 16 4.0 No 5.3
Insidious James Wan 2010 24 5.0 No 6.8
Insidious: Chapter 2 James Wan 2013 22 4.0 No 6.6
Insidious: Chapter 3 Leigh Whannell 2015 15 4.0 No 6.1
Insidious: The Last Key Adam Robitel 2018 15 4.0 No 5.8
It Andy Muschietti 2017 23 4.0 No 7.4
It Chapter Two Andy Muschietti 2019 24 4.0 No 7.0
Last Shift Anthony DiBlasi 2014 17 4.0 No 5.7
Lights Out David F. Sandberg 2016 19 4.5 No 6.4
Lord of Illusions Clive Barker 1995 15 4.0 No 6.1
Mirrors Alexandre Aja 2008 15 4.0 No 6.2
Ouija Stiles White 2014 16 4.0 No 4.4
Ouija: Origin of Evil Mike Flanagan 2016 18 4.0 No 6.1
P2 Franck Khalfoun 2007 16 4.0 No 5.9
Pandorum Christian Alvart 2009 13 4.0 Yes 6.8
Paranormal Activity 3 Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman 2011 20 4.0 No 5.9
Paranormal Activity 4 Ariel Schulman, Henry Joost 2012 21 3.5 No 4.6
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension Gregory Plotkin 2015 29 4.0 No 4.6
Poltergeist – Extended Cut Gil Kenan 2015 22 4.0 No 5.0
Poltergeist – Theatrical Cut Gil Kenan 2015 21 4.0 No 5.0
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Paul W.S. Anderson 2016 29 4.5 No 5.6
Sadako 3D Tsutomu Hanabusa 2012 15 4.0 No 3.8
Sadako 3D 2 Tsutomu Hanabusa 2013 15 4.0 No 4.4
Scream 2 Wes Craven 1997 19 4.0 No 6.1
Scream 3 Wes Craven 2000 23 4.0 No 5.5
Shutter Banjong Pisanthanakun, Parkpoom Wongpoom 2004 11 4.0 Yes 7.1
Silent Hill: Revelation Michael J. Bassett 2012 22 4.0 No 5.0
Sinister Scott Derrickson 2012 17 5.0 No 6.8
Sinister 2 Ciarán Foy 2015 19 4.0 No 5.2
Summer of 84 Anouk Whissell, François Simard, Yoann-Karl Whissell 2018 19 4.0 No 6.7
The Amityville Horror Andrew Douglas 2005 17 4.0 No 6.0
The Burning Tony Maylam 1981 21 4.0 No 6.5
The Conjuring James Wan 2013 12 4.0 Yes 7.5
The Conjuring 2 James Wan 2016 22 5.0 No 7.4
The Crazies Breck Eisner 2010 18 4.0 No 6.6
The Crucifixion Xavier Gens 2017 19 4.5 No 5.0
The Curse of La Llorona Michael Chaves 2019 20 4.0 No 5.4
The Den Zachary Donohue 2013 14 4.0 No 6.1
The Descent Neil Marshall 2005 16 4.0 No 7.2
The Evil Dead Sam Raimi 1981 22 4.0 No 7.6
The Gallows Travis Cluff & Chris Lofing 2015 21 4.0 No 4.2
The Grudge Nicholas Pesce 2020 19 4.0 No 4.2
The Grudge Takashi Shimizu 2004 23 4.0 No 5.9
The Haunting in Connecticut Peter Cornwell 2009 26 4.5 No 5.9
The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia Tom Elkins 2013 32 5.0 No 5.3
The Lazarus Effect David Gelb 2015 18 4.5 No 5.2
The Messengers Danny Pang, Oxide Chun Pang 2007 27 4.5 No 5.4
The Nun Corin Hardy 2018 21 4.5 No 5.3
The Possession of Michael King David Jung 2014 20 4.0 No 5.7
The Pyramid Grégory Levasseur 2014 14 4.0 Yes 4.6
The Quiet Ones John Pogue 2014 23 4.0 No 5.1
The Strangers Bryan Bertino 2008 16 4.5 No 6.2
The Ward John Carpenter 2010 15 4.0 No 5.6
The Wolfman Joe Johnston 2010 18 4.0 No 5.8
The Woman in Black James Watkins 2012 16 4.0 No 6.5
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death Tom Harper 2014 14 4.0 No 4.9
Them David Moreau, Xavier Palud 2006 16 4.0 No 6.5
Urban Legend Jamie Blanks 1998 17 4.0 No 5.5
V/H/S/2 Simon Barrett, Jason Eisener, Gareth Evans, Gregg Hale, Eduardo Sánchez, Timo Tjahjanto, Adam Wingard 2013 14 4.0 No 6.1
Viral Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman 2016 20 4.0 No 5.5
Winchester Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig 2018 17 4.0 No 5.4