Jump Scares In Cape Fear (1991)

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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.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Runtime: 128 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 7.3/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 76%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Low Jump Scare, Revenge

Jump Scares:  4 (0 major, 4 minor)

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

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

Jump Scare Times

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

1:35:11 – Mrs. Graciella turns around and it is revealed to be Cady in disguise.

1:43:49 – Cady grabs Sam around the neck.

1:52:21 – Cady puts a gun to Sam’s head.

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Cape Fear [more info].