Jump Scares In Countdown (2019)

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Synopsis: A young nurse finds herself in a race against time after she downloads an app claiming to predict the exact time of the users death.

Director: Justin Dec

Runtime: 90 minutes

MPAA Rating: PG-13

IMDb: 5.3/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 26%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: High Jump Scare

Jump Scares:  17 (5 major, 12 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Countdown packs a large number of jump scares into its 90 minute run time. There are two major scares around the half hour mark amd three more towards the climax of the movie.

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

Jump Scare Times

5:38 – Courtney’s phone makes a high pitched screaming noise.

6:38 – The sound of the shower curtain being pulled back during a tense scene may startle some viewers.

7:34 – An unseen force suddenly flings Courtney into the air.

19:20 – The figure in the hospital mirror suddenly rushes forward and the mirror cracks.

20:15 – Courtney’s head suddenly turns and a sound effect plays.

20:33 – As the countdown timer reaches zero, Evan falls onto the stairs.

28:54 – Quinn closes the laptop screen and briefly sees an apparition of demonic Evan in front of her.

30:03 – A hand suddenly appears on the car window startling Quinn.

34:45 – As Quinn looks again in the reversing camera, ghastly hands suddenly cover her eyes.

41:58 – A demonic boy hisses and throws himself at Matt.

42:07 – A man puts his hand on Matt’s shoulder.

55:24 – A ghastly hand pulls Quinn under the covers.

58:59 – The entire bed is suddenly flung into the air as Jordan hides from the demon.

59:21 – Jordan looks around and the demon screams “Where is she?”.

1:05:57 – As Matt says “We did it, they let me go” he is suddenly hit by a car.

1:13:15 – As Jordan looks at the countdown timer, the demon suddenly rushes towards her.

1:16:31 – The demon attacks Jordan from behind.

(Major scares in bold)

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