Jump Scares in Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)

Bubba Ho-Tep (2002) screenshot
Bubba Ho-Tep (2002) screenshot
Bubba Ho-Tep (2002) screenshot
Bubba Ho-Tep (2002) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 9 jump scares in Bubba Ho-Tep, which has a jump scare rating of 0.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Very few and highly telegraphed jump scares, undercut by the comedic tone of the movie.

Synopsis: A nursing home is plagued by an Egyptian evil and can only be stopped by two residents who identify as Elvis and Black JFK.

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Jump Scares: 9 (9 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Don Cascarelli

Runtime: 92 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Comedy, Low Budget

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.

00:08:41 – A scarab scuttles across the frame as the woman looks over the bed.

00:23:22 – Brief flashes to a car while Elvis is in bed.

00:27:02 – Scarab jumps suddenly at Elvis.

00:28:39 – Scarab jumps out of the bowl.

00:30:25 – Several cuts to photos as Elvis enters the room accompanied by a sound effect.

00:38:14 – Elvis is woken up by a hand grabbing him with a sound effect.

00:44:06 – The nurse turns and a man in standing right behind her.

01:15:15 – Bubba Ho-Tep attacks Elvis from behind the tree.

01:16:54 – Bubba Ho-Tep steps into frame.

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