See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 2 jump scares in Cat People, which has a jump scare rating of 1.0.
Jump Scare Rating: Cat People is notable for containing the first recorded jump scare in film, the so-called “Lewton Bus” scene.
Synopsis: An American man, Oliver Reed, falls in love with Irene, a mysterious Serbian immigrant who believes she will turn into a cat if she gives in to her carnal desires.
Director: Jacques Tourneur
Runtime: 73 minutes
Jump Scare Times
00:44:20 – Alice becomes increasingly nervous as she walks alone through central park at night. A low growl causes Alice to look around and immediately after a bus pulls up in front of her. [Video]
00:52:07 – Alice hears low growling and sees glimpses of a shadow as she swims in the pool, this builds to a sudden louder yowl which causes Alice to scream.
(Major jump scares in bold)
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