Jump Scares in Alien: Resurrection (1997)

Alien: Resurrection (1997) screenshot
Alien: Resurrection (1997) screenshot
Alien: Resurrection (1997) screenshot
Alien: Resurrection (1997) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 9 jump scares in Alien: Resurrection, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.

Jump Scare Rating: There are a moderate amount of jump scares in Alien: Resurrection after a quiet first 30 minutes. Most coincide with the sudden appearance of the aliens and very few are particularly startling or scary.

Synopsis: A clone of Ellen Ripley, infused with alien DNA, must team up with a group of space pirates to fight aliens that have breached containment on a military research vessel.

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Jump Scares: 9 (1 major, 8 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Runtime: 116 minutes

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

Jump Scare Times

00:31:45 – The alien’s tongue comes out of its mouth and slams into the glass barrier.

00:41:07 – An alien hand grabs Dr. Gediman and pulls him into the hole.

00:47:57 – A broken hose drops down and starts hissing behind Elgyn. [Video]

01:04:15 – An apparently dead man suddenly jumps up and yells.

01:13:25 – A Face Hugger jumps on to Ripley’s face.

01:32:25 – Purvis is suddenly shot.

01:37:54 – The alien snaps at Ripley.

01:41:25 – An alien roars from behind Call.

01:42:34 – The dying alien suddenly roars at Call once more.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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