Jump Scares In Army of Darkness (1992)

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Synopsis: After finding himself transported to the Middle Ages and held captive by King Arthur’s men, Ash must find the Necronomicon in order to return to his own time.

Director: Sam Raimi

Runtime: 81 minutes (Theatrical Cut), 96 minutes (Director’s Cut)

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 7.6/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 72%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Comedy, Historical, Possession

Jump Scares:  9 (0 major, 9 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Army of Darkness contains a lot less horror elements than the Evil Dead movies. There are minor jump scares only and most are in the first half.

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

Jump Scare Times

The times listed are for the 81 minute theatrical version with the 96 minute director’s cut listed in brackets.

12:54 (12:49) – A deadite jumps out of the water behind Ash.

14:40 (14:36) – A deadite comes out of the wall.

17:54 (17:52) – Ash shoots Arthur’s sword out of his hand.

20:42 (20:42) – A woman turns around to reveal she is a deadite.

21:27 (21:27) – The deadite woman suddenly jumps up.

38:28 (45:01) – The Necronomicon bites Ash as he reaches out to pick it up.

49:45 (57:29) – Ash fires his shotgun.

1:05:16 (1:17:58) – Possessed Sheila jumps on Ash.

1:13:43 (theatrical cut only) – The girl in the store turns around to reveal she is a deadite.

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Army of Darkness [more info].