Jump Scares in Altered States (1980)

Altered States (1980) screenshot
Altered States (1980) screenshot
Altered States (1980) screenshot
Altered States (1980) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 2 jump scares in Altered States, which has a jump scare rating of 0.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Only a couple of extremely minor jumps in one section of the film.

Synopsis: A scientist and professor, Edward Jessup, experiments with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber in an attempt to unlock a higher state of consciousness.

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Jump Scares: 2 (2 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Ken Russell

Runtime: 102 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Body Horror, Sci-Fi, Low Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

01:04:14 – A man opens the door revealing Eddie in his non-human state.

01:07:07 – The cop searching for the beast is suddenly grabbed.

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in Altered States. [More info]

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