Jump Scares in A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) screenshot
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) screenshot
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) screenshot
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 15 jump scares in A Nightmare on Elm Street, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.

Jump Scare Rating: A relatively large number of jump scares however none are particularly memorable. Most of the film’s scary parts occur during dream sequences.

Synopsis: A group of young adults are haunted by a finger-bladed spectre in their dreams.

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Jump Scares: 15 (15 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Samuel Bayer

Runtime: 95 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Slasher

WARNING: The jump scare descriptions listed below may contain minor spoilers

Jump Scare Times

00:08:54 – Dean falls asleep and Freddy grabs him.

00:10:26 – A hand grabs Kris from the ground.

00:17:41 – Freddy jumps out at Kris in the attic.

00:23:44 – Someone jumps into view from outside Kris’s window.

00:27:30 – A silhouette walks past the camera when  Kris is in a hallway.

00:29:23 – Kris lies back down on her bed but Freddy is lying there and says “found you”.

00:31:17 – Jesse jumps behind Nancy as she is painting.

00:36:56 – Quentin walks through the library and sees Freddy reading to kids. Freddy then spins around.

00:40:13 – Jesse gets attacked in his dream from behind.

01:04:13 – Freddy pulls Nancy out of the car.

01:11:06 – Freddy stands ahead of the car while Quentin is driving.

01:12:26 – Quentin sees Freddy attack Nancy.

01:20:39 – Freddy grabs Quentin.

01:22:50 – As Jesse hides in the closet, Freddy appears next to her and says “boo!”

01:30:28 – Freddy appears in the mirror behind Nancy’s mother.

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