Synopsis: A dollmaker and his wife welcome a group of orphaned girls into their home however a possessed doll, shut away for the past 12 years, soon begins to torment them.
Director: David F. Sandberg
Runtime: 109 min
MPAA Rating: R
Netflix (US): No
Tags: High Jump Scare
Jump Scares: 23 (5 major, 18 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Many of the jump scares follow the same pattern where the soundtrack builds to a crescendo, fades to silence for several seconds and then hits with a jump scare. The formula works for the most part resulting in several scenes that will likely terrify audiences.
Jump Scare Times
4:14 – Samuel jumps out and grabs his daughter (as a joke).
6:41 – A sudden cut to Samuel banging on a car wheel with a tire iron may startle some viewers.
7:11 – A broken doll falls to the ground.
15:55 – Samuel grabs Janice’s hand as she goes to open a door.
17:53 – A shutter slides back up startling Sister Charlotte.
36:31 – Linda sees the doll which, accompanied by a loud noise, suddenly disappears into the darkness.
40:31 – The demon suddenly appears inside the tent and puts her hand on the face of one of the girls.
49:21 – The girl at the window turns around to reveal a demonic face.
51:50 – After several seconds silence, Janice is suddenly pulled off her chair into the air by an unseen force.
52:19 – Janice falls back to the ground.
1:00:51 – The toy gun is suddenly pulled out of Linda’s hand.
1:04:10 – Janice’s wheelchair is hit by an unseen force.
1:04:53 – Janice’s wheelchair is flung away from Janice’s outstretched hand.
1:06:04 – Bee suddenly begins crawling towards Janice.
1:16:46 – Hands come out of the well and pull Linda into it.
1:24:43 – Linda is suddenly pulled across the ground.
1:25:58 – After the scarecrow disappears, Kate suddenly bangs on the truck door scaring the girls inside.
1:26:09 – There is a loud bang on the door as Linda tries to open the window.
1:29:01 – After several seconds of silence, a hand comes from off screen to break the lightbulb beside Carol.
1:29:33 – There are several loud bangs on the door.
1:31:37 – Esther’s torso suddenly comes to life and chases after Linda.
1:35:46 – Janice suddenly bursts into the room where Linda is hiding.
1:42:57 – Annabelle suddenly appears at the door to her parents bedroom.
(Major scares in bold)