Jump Scares in Cape Fear (1991)

Cape Fear (1991) screenshot
Cape Fear (1991) screenshot
Cape Fear (1991) screenshot
Cape Fear (1991) screenshot

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

Jump Scare Rating: Some minor scares in the second half of the film.

Synopsis: Max Cady, a convicted rapist who has recently been released from prison, seeks revenge on the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.

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Jump Scares: 4 (4 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Martin Scorsese

Runtime: 128 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Revenge, Low Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

00:42:56 – The phone rings which startles the family at the dinner table.

01:35:11 – Mrs. Graciella turns around and it is revealed to be Cady in disguise.

01:43:49 – Cady grabs Sam around the neck.

01:52:21 – Cady puts a gun to Sam’s head.

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

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