Jump Scares In Black Christmas (1974)

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Synopsis: During Christmas break a group of sorority girls find themselves being picked off by a serial killer.

Director: Bob Clark

Runtime: 98 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 7.2/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 65%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Christmas, Low Jump Scare, Mystery, Slasher

Jump Scares:  4 (1 major, 3 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: There aren’t many jump scares in Black Christmas although the first kill does feature quite an effective one.

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

Jump Scare Times

11:54 – An unseen person suddenly suffocates Clare with some plastic wrapping. [Video]

16:43 – Accompanied by a sound effect, the scene cuts to Clare’s corpse on a rocking chair.

46:08 – Peter startles Jess by throwing some clothing on her while she is on the phone.

1:25:10 – Billy reaches out with his hand and grabs Jess’s hair.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Black Christmas [more info].