Jump Scares In Attack the Block (2011)

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Synopsis: A teen gang and a trainee nurse must fight off an alien invasion that starts near their apartment block.

Director: Joe Cornish

Runtime: 88 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 6.6/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 90%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Action, Comedy, Extraterrestrial, Sci-Fi

Jump Scares:  12 (2 major, 12 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Fairly minor scares in the form of loud bangs and the alien creatures suddenly appearing. The two most significant scares occur about half way through the movie.

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

Jump Scare Times

4:48 – An alien creature screeches at Moses as he searches through the car, a couple of seconds later it leaps at his face.

26:04 – The alien suddenly attacks one of the policemen as he closes the van doors, a few seconds later it pounces on the other policeman.

27:53 – The alien appears by the door to the van.

28:19 – The alien lunges at the windscreen.

33:04 – The alien attacks Hi Hatz’ henchman as he turns around.

42:53 – There is a loud bang on the door.

43:20 – Moses looks through the peephole in the door a second time and the alien suddenly lunges at the door.

48:37 – The alien smashes in the recycling bin that Biggz is hiding in.

57:53 – The alien lunges at Biggz as he peers out of the recycling bin.

59:48 – The alien bangs on the lift.

1:03:50 – An alien knocks over Jerome.

1:04:12 – Jerome grabs Pest’s ankle.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Attack the Block [more info].