Jump Scares in Basket Case (1982)

Basket Case (1982) screenshot
Basket Case (1982) screenshot
Basket Case (1982) screenshot
Basket Case (1982) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 4 jump scares in Basket Case, which has a jump scare rating of 2.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Only a few jump scares that are very telegraphed.

Synopsis: A young man with a dark secret returns to New York to exact revenge on the doctors that hurt him and his twin brother, Belial.

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Jump Scares: 4 (4 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Frank Henenlotter

Runtime: 91 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Low Budget, Slasher, Low Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

The jump scare timings listed below are based on a theatrical viewing and are approximate only.

00:31:24 – The doctor turns on the lights and Belial is revealed to be hiding on the wall.

00:41:10 – Belial jumps out of the basket as it’s opened.

01:13:20 – The basket is opened and Belial starts screaming.

01:18:15 – Belial starts screaming.

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