Jump Scares In Dark Skies (2013)

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Synopsis: A young couple’s peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force, potentially from another world, is after them.

Director Scott Stewart

Runtime: 97 min

MPAA Rating: PG-13

IMDb: 6.3/10 Rotten Tomatoes: 40%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Extraterrestrial

Jump Scares: 11 (2 major, 9 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Two effective jump scares at the 30 minute and 1 hour mark, both of which occur in Sam’s room.

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

Jump Scare Times

12:22 – Sam grabs Lacy’s top when she is looking at the oddly stacked dishes.

26:30 – A bird hits the window when Lacy is looking outside.

26:49 – A flock of birds start flying into the window.

30:38 – Lacy walks in on a dark alien-like silhouette standing in Sam’s room. [Video]

41:47 – Lacy walks to the window and starts hitting her head against it.

47:46 – Lights turn on to reveal Daniel standing outside.

48:15 – Daniel’s nose starts bleeding.

1:00:28 – Daniel spins Sam over in his bed to reveal his eyes are red. [Video]

1:23:06 – A silhouette stands behind Lacy.

1:23:42 – When Lacy walks into a room the door slams behind her.

1:25:42 – Lights flicker and Silhouettes appear in front of the TV.

(Major scares in bold)

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