Jump Scares in Dark (Season 1)

Dark (Season 1) screenshot
Dark (Season 1) screenshot
Dark (Season 1) screenshot
Dark (Season 1) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 12 jump scares in Dark, which has a jump scare rating of 0.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Dark has an unsettling vibe running through it and while the cave scenes are quite scary no real jump scares arise from them (other than some loud noises).

Synopsis: Four families search for answers to a mystery spanning three generations after two children go missing in the small town of Winden, Germany.

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Jump Scares: 12 (12 minor)

Episodes: 10

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: TVMA

Netflix (US): Yes

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

Jump Scare Times

—Episode 1—

00:08:09 – As the camera zooms in on the cave, a loud noise suddenly emanates from it.

00:39:46 – Jonas turns around after hearing his name and sees the bloodied body of his father.


—Episode 2—

00:01:58 – In a dream, Jonas sees the bloodied face of his father in the closet mirror.

00:05:06 – Ulrich slips while exploring the cave.

00:37:09 – The camera cuts back to the cave opening and we hear another loud noise coming from inside the cave.


—Episode 3—

00:32:06 – A dead bird falls on Egon.

00:39:23 – Mikkel Nielsen slips and falls suddenly.


—Episode 4—

00:12:40 – A sudden noise happens as Jonas explores a path inside the cave.

00:43:14 – While the nurse takes care of the patient, a sudden noise, followed by the old man grabbing the lady’s hand occurs.


—Episode 6—

00:28:07 – A sudden cut from a tense scene where Jonas is exploring the cave to a loud knock on a door may startle some.


—Episode 9—

00:16:19 – A dog suddenly appears and scares the woman from the cave.


—Episode 10—

00:50:13 – As the child reaches for the buttons, Jonas suddenly wakes up in the future.

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