Jump Scares In Dark Was The Night (2014)

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Synopsis: Mysterious creatures living in the woods threaten the survival of a small American town.

Director: Jack Heller

Runtime: 99 minutes

MPAA Rating: Unrated

IMDb: 5.6/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 41%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Forest / Woods Setting, Low Budget, Monsters & Mutants

Jump Scares:  16 (2 major, 14 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Several half jumps involving the sudden movement of the creatures. The final third is quite tense and there are a couple of well executed jump scares.

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

Jump Scare Times

2:33 – A hand reaches out and grabs Jesse’s walkie talkie which is lying on the ground.

10:30 – A shadow passes by the window.

26:25 – Adam calls out for Paul to stop the car as her sees something in the woods.

41:14 – Something hits the light behind Paul causing it to shatter.

42:04 – Something moves away as Paul shines his torch on some hay bales.

50:03 – A creature passes in front of the police car.

54:40 – A creature moves quickly past the camera.

58:41 – Jim puts his hand on Paul’s shoulder.

1:05:48 – Something moves quickly across the screen on the camera footage.

1:07:20 – Something bangs on the outside of the house.

1:09:58 – The creature knocks over Donny as he runs to the house.

1:16:26 – A loud bang startles the occupants of the church.

1:20:35 – Some chairs fall to the floor.

1:23:35 – The creature grabs Donny.

1:27:08 – A light falls to the ground and breaks. A few seconds later the creature drops from the ceiling and reveals itself.

1:30:46 – A creature turns around and lunges at the camera.

(Major scares in bold)

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