See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 13 jump scares in Aliens, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.
Jump Scare Rating: More action focused than the original Alien movie. There are quite a few jump scares, mainly after the first 50 minutes, however none are particularly scary.
Synopsis: 57 years after Ellen Ripley escaped her alien encounter, her escape vessel is recovered. She is sent back to LV-426 after contact is lost with Hadley’s Hope – a developing colony on the planet.
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Jump Scares: 13 (13 minor)
Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes
Director: James Cameron
Runtime: 154 minutes
Netflix (US): No
Tags: Action, Body Horror, Extraterrestrial Life, Sci-Fi, Survival
Jump Scare Times
00:20:36 – The rover door is suddenly opened after the children question where the adults are.
00:55:39 – Burke puts his face near a tank when suddenly one of the creatures slams against the inside wall of the tank.
00:57:36 – The team walk through a corridor when a silhouette runs past the screen.
01:12:08 – One of the crew members finds a body which suddenly opens its eyes when its head is lifted.
01:14:07 – An alien attached to the wall jumps off to grab one of the crew members.
01:18:38 – An alien pokes its head through the door before the group begin to leave.
01:48:00 – Ellen emerges from underneath the bed and is suddenly attacked by a small alien.
01:50:16 – After setting off the sprinklers, Ellen is jumped at again by the small alien.
01:56:08 – One of the men looks into the vents and spots a group of aliens approaching.
02:00:09 – Pvt. Vasquez looks at an upwards opening in the vent and spots an alien coming down.
02:04:42 – The pair start to go up the elevator when an alien reaches in.
02:23:36 – When the crew land, Bishop is attacked by an alien.
02:28:13 – Ellen’s ankle is grabbed as she tries to climb the ladder.
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