Jump Scares in Annihilation (2018)

Annihilation (2018) screenshot
Annihilation (2018) screenshot
Annihilation (2018) screenshot
Annihilation (2018) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 4 jump scares in Annihilation, which has a jump scare rating of 1.5.

Jump Scare Rating: A handful of jump scares involving the sudden appearance of two animals. The first jump scare, which occurs half an hour in, is probably the most significant.

Synopsis: A team of female scientists venture into a quarantined disaster zone which appears to violate the laws of nature.

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Jump Scares: 4 (1 major, 3 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Alex Garland

Runtime: 115 minutes

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

Jump Scare Times

00:34:37 – Radek is suddenly pulled inside the door of the shack by an unseen creature.

00:35:34 – From a distance, we see the crocodile attempt to break out of the shack making a loud noise in the process.

00:54:49 – Lena and Dr. Ventress hear a rustling noise nearby.

00:55:31 – Sheppard is suddenly snatched away by a bear.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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

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