Jump Scares in Case 39 (2009)

Case 39 (2009) screenshot
Case 39 (2009) screenshot
Case 39 (2009) screenshot
Case 39 (2009) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 10 jump scares in Case 39, which has a jump scare rating of 2.0.

Jump Scare Rating: Several jump scares however most are mild. There is one major scare at the 78 minute mark when Emily is in a closet.

Synopsis: Social worker Emily takes in a young girl, Lilith, after rescuing her from her abusive parents however she soon realizes Lilith is not the innocent girl she originally appeared to be.

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Jump Scares: 10 (1 major, 9 minor)

IMDb: 6.2 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: 22%

Director: Christian Alvart

Runtime: 109 minutes

Rating: R

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Creepy Children

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

Jump Scare Times

00:23:43 – Margaret gets up from the floor carrying a knife.

00:30:50 – A man knocks on Emily’s car window while she’s focused on something else.

00:36:28 – A dog jumps at a window and starts to bark.

00:43:06 – Emily turns around to go back inside and is startled by Lily standing in the door-frame.

01:00:43 – Margaret’s dishevelled face appears at her cell window.

01:12:04 – Emily sees Lily’s feet as she searches for a screw.

01:17:05 – There is a loud bang on Emily’s bedroom door.

01:18:12 – A disfigured Margaret appears from between the clothes in Emily’s closet. [Video]

01:41:50 – Lily grabs Emily’s hand.

01:42:54 – Lily’s hand punches through the tail light to grab Emily.

(Major jump scares in bold)

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in Case 39. [More info]

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