Jump Scares In A Quiet Place (2018)

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Synopsis: A family is forced to live in near silence after the world is overrun by ravenous creatures that hunt by sound.

Director: John Krasinski

Runtime: 90 minutes

MPAA Rating: PG-13

IMDb: 7.5/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 95%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: High Jump Scare, Monsters & Mutants, Survival

Jump Scares:  14 (4 major, 10 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: A Quiet Place makes good use of the quiet/loud dynamic to deliver some effective scares. A sequence early on in the movie that begins with a monopoly game contains 4 jump scares in a short space of time and is probably the scariest part of the movie.

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

10:04 – Beau is attacked by one of the creatures (while we get some warning the attack is quite loud and violent).

19:21 – Regan knocks over a lamp during a game of monopoly and the ensuing loud noise during a previously quiet scene may be quite startling for some viewers.

20:26 – There is a loud bang on the roof of the house.

21:10 – As Lee listens by a window, a raccoon suddenly screeches and runs past.

21:44 – A raccoon is suddenly attacked by one of the creatures.

27:45 – As Regan is about to descend the stairs, Lee grabs her and pulls her back.

42:25 – Marcus walks past an old man who is watching him in the background.

45:57 – A creature walks past the doorway above the stairs.

46:14 – The creature makes a loud noise.

53:26 – Evelyn puts a bloodied hand on the shower window startling Lee.

1:00:52 – As Regan goes to pick up the torch, Marcus grabs her wrist.

1:06:48 – Marcus falls through a metal door and lands in the grain silo.

1:09:39 – The creature drops down into the grain silo beside Regan.

1:13:57 – After a period of silence we see the creature outside the car, the creature then breaks through the window with a loud crash.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in A Quiet Place [more info].