See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 16 jump scares in Candyman, which has a jump scare rating of 4.0.
Jump Scare Rating: A substantial number of jump scares throughout, the most effective of which occur at the 5 minute, 58 minute, and 94 minute marks.
Synopsis: Helen, a graduate student, looks into the urban legend of Candyman, a mythical man who it is claimed can be brought into existence by saying his name five times while facing a mirror.
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Jump Scares: 16 (3 major, 13 minor)
Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes
Director: Bernard Rose
Runtime: 99 minutes
Netflix (US): No
Tags: Slasher, High Jump Scare
Jump Scare Times
00:05:19 – Clara turns the light off and Candyman appears behind her for a brief moment. [Video].
00:16:06 – Trevor jumps onto Helen while she is in bed.
00:20:36 – Helen takes a photo of a door and at the same time, the door opens and a dog barks.
00:24:50 – Bernie is startled by Helen poking her head through the hole in the wall.
00:25:08 – Helen closes the medicine cabinet and in the mirror a girl and her dog can be seen.
00:32:44 – Helen looks into a window and a dog jumps up from the other side.
00:35:30 – There is an abrupt flashback to a boy screaming.
00:44:43 – Images of the graffitied head on the wall flash up accompanied by loud noises.
00:58:06 – Candyman’s hook comes through the medicine cabinet at Helen. [Video].
01:01:31 – Helen runs into the living room and sees Bernie’s bloodied body.
01:04:29 – Candyman’s hand appears above Helen.
01:05:38 – Candyman’s hook appears in front of the baby.
01:10:59 – Dr. Burke is stabbed by Candyman.
01:21:30 – Candyman opens his eyes as Helen is about to attack him.
01:27:34 – Candyman appears and puts his hand over Helen’s mouth.
01:34:38 – Helen appears behind Trevor in the mirror. [Video].
(Major jump scares in bold)
Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in Candyman. [More info]
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