Synopsis: In the midst of World War I, two soldiers must make it through enemy territory alone to deliver a message. If they fail or arrive too late, then 16,000 of their fellow soldiers will fall into an enemy trap and be killed. Among the men walking into the trap is the brother of one of the two soldiers.
Director: Sam Mendes
Runtime: 119 minutes
MPAA Rating: R
Netflix (US): No
Tags: War Movies
Jump Scares: 10 (0 major, 10 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Though 1917 is not a horror movie, it is packed with suspense, making the otherwise minor jump scares that much more powerful.
Jump Scare Times
27:03 – Large rat suddenly appears next to Blake.
27:57 – Rat suddenly drops onto the floor.
28:01 – Rat triggers a trip wire, causing a loud, sudden explosion next to Blake and Schofield.
43:40 – Loud sound when plane crashes into the barn as Blake and Schofield run away.
1:03:39 – A loud gunshot rings out as Schofield thinks about jumping.
1:04:24 – A loud gunshot suddenly hits near Schofield as he rounds a corner approaching the shooter.
1:04:36 – A loud gunshot goes off as Schofield peaks his head out.
1:06:14 – Schofield and the shooter suddenly fire at each other at close range as soon as the shooter becomes visible as Schofield opens the door.
1:08:49 – A gunshot goes off as Schofield suddenly finds himself under fire again from a new shooter.
1:35:50 – An artillery shell strikes right next to Schofield as he walks down the trench.
(Major scares in bold)