Jump Scares in Before I Wake (2016)

Before I Wake (2016) screenshot
Before I Wake (2016) screenshot
Before I Wake (2016) screenshot
Before I Wake (2016) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 9 jump scares in Before I Wake, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.

Jump Scare Rating: More of a fantasy/supernatural drama than horror movie, Before I Wake isn’t overly scary although there are some significant jump scares in the second half of the movie.

Synopsis: After the death of their young son, Jessie and Mark adopt a child whose dreams physically manifest while he sleeps.

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Jump Scares: 9 (2 major, 7 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: PG13

Director: Mike Flanagan

Runtime: 97 minutes

Netflix (US): Yes

Tags: Low Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

00:20:30 – Jessie drops a glass during a suspenseful scene.

00:49:55 – As Cody sits up in bed, a demonic child suddenly appears behind him.

00:50:41 – The demonic child appears under the bed and grabs Cody’s leg.

00:58:50 – Mud suddenly spurts out of Sean’s mouth.

01:14:42 – A large number of butterflies fly off the stairs as Jessie approaches.

01:16:57 – Jessie turns around and the demonic child appears in front of her.

01:18:36 – Cody’s mother suddenly walks past Jessie.

01:19:22 – Mark, now with a hollow face, steps in front of Jessie.

01:20:58 – The Cankerman grabs Jessie’s shoulder and throws her backwards.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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