Jump Scares in Altered States (1980)

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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.

Director: Ken Russell

Runtime: 102 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 6.9/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 86%

Netflix (US): No

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

Jump Scares: 2 (0 major, 2 minor)

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

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

1:04:14 – A man opens the door revealing Eddie in his non-human state.

1:07:07 – The cop searching for the beast is suddenly grabbed.

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Altered States [more info].