Jump Scares in Attack the Block (2011)

Attack the Block (2011) screenshot
Attack the Block (2011) screenshot
Attack the Block (2011) screenshot
Attack the Block (2011) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 12 jump scares in Attack the Block, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.

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.

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

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Jump Scares: 12 (2 major, 10 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Joe Cornish

Runtime: 88 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Action, Comedy, Extraterrestrial Life, Sci-Fi

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

Jump Scare Times

00:04:48 – An alien creature screeches at Moses as he searches through the car, a couple of seconds later it leaps at his face.

00:26:04 – The alien suddenly attacks one of the policemen as he closes the van doors, a few seconds later it pounces on the other policeman.

00:27:53 – The alien appears by the door to the van.

00:28:19 – The alien lunges at the windscreen.

00:33:04 – The alien attacks Hi Hatz’ henchman as he turns around.

00:42:53 – There is a loud bang on the door.

00:43:20 – Moses looks through the peephole in the door a second time and the alien suddenly lunges at the door.

00:48:37 – The alien smashes in the recycling bin that Biggz is hiding in.

00:57:53 – The alien lunges at Biggz as he peers out of the recycling bin.

00:59:48 – The alien bangs on the lift.

01:03:50 – An alien knocks over Jerome.

01:04:12 – Jerome grabs Pest’s ankle.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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