Jump Scares in Children of the Corn (1984)

Children of the Corn (1984) screenshot
Children of the Corn (1984) screenshot
Children of the Corn (1984) screenshot
Children of the Corn (1984) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 8 jump scares in Children of the Corn, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.

Jump Scare Rating: Although somewhat dated, Children of the Corn still provides a couple of quite effective jump scares.

Synopsis: Burt and his girlfriend Vicky stumble across the small town of Gatlin, Nebraska, which has been taken over by a murderous child cult.

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Jump Scares: 8 (2 major, 6 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Fritz Kiersch

Runtime: 88 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Book Adaptation, Creepy Children

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

Jump Scare Times

00:06:47 – Vicky startles Burt in bed by blowing a party horn.

00:15:26 – Burt slams on his brakes as he sees a child standing on the road.

00:19:59 – The child lying on the road suddenly jumps up at Vicky. [Video]

00:22:39 – A knife lands on the monopoly board.

00:30:29 – A truck hood slams down.

00:45:04 – Burt walks into Vicky. [Video]

00:56:21 – The corn stalks part in front of Burt.

01:24:31 – A cult member jumps up from the back seat as Burt gets into the car.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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

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