Jump Scares in A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)

A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989) screenshot
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989) screenshot
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989) screenshot
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 10 jump scares in A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child, which has a jump scare rating of 2.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Mostly predictable minor jump scares, with the most noteworthy one major jump scare being cheap and silly, but unexpected and loud.

Synopsis: Freddy Krueger mysteriously returns from death once again to target Alice and her unborn child, sending her on a search for the only person who can stop him, his mother.

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Jump Scares: 10 (1 major, 9 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Stephen Hopkins

Runtime: 89 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Slasher

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

Jump Scare Times

00:07:24 – A man suddenly springs upwards from the bed next to Alice.

00:15:39 – There is suddenly a loud woosh sound and the camera quickly pans to an empty hallway.

00:16:34 – Alice suddenly falls through the floor while slowly walking.

00:22:24 – The camera pans around the diner back to Alice, and she is grabbed on the shoulder by a friend.

00:26:02 – There is a loud buzzing noise.

00:29:24 – The diner (a greenscreen) suddenly turns into a close-up of Daniel’s mangled face as he screams, scaring Alice.

00:30:06 – Daniel’s corpse springs back upwards.

00:40:56 – The upper half of Greta’s body appears out of the side of a rotting fridge and begins to scream.

01:01:15 – There is a sudden cut to the tower as Yvonne dives underwater that is accompanied by a loud sound effect.

01:19:43 – Yvonne reaches her hand out to Amanda, and she suddenly turns around quickly to reveal a decomposing corpse under the robe.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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