Jump Scares in Black Christmas (1974)

Black Christmas (1974) screenshot
Black Christmas (1974) screenshot
Black Christmas (1974) screenshot
Black Christmas (1974) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 4 jump scares in Black Christmas, which has a jump scare rating of 1.5.

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

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

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Jump Scares: 4 (1 major, 3 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Bob Clark

Runtime: 98 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Christmas, Mystery, Slasher, Low Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

00:11:54 – An unseen person suddenly suffocates Clare with some plastic wrapping. [Video]

00:16:43 – Accompanied by a sound effect, the scene cuts to Clare’s corpse on a rocking chair.

00:46:08 – Peter startles Jess by throwing some clothing on her while she is on the phone.

01:25:10 – Billy reaches out with his hand and grabs Jess’s hair.

(Major jump scares in bold)

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in Black Christmas. [More info]

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