Jump Scares in Dark Waters (1993)

Dark Waters (1993) screenshot
Dark Waters (1993) screenshot
Dark Waters (1993) screenshot
Dark Waters (1993) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 2 jump scares in Dark Waters, which has a jump scare rating of 0.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Atmosphere and narrative driven horror that does not make use of any real jump scares, with even the ones listed below barely even qualifying.

Synopsis: A woman travels to a mysterious convent on an isolated island in search of answers for her father’s dying words, her friend’s disappearance, and her own hazy childhood memories.

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Jump Scares: 2 (2 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Mariano Baino

Runtime: 94 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Mystery, Religion & The Occult, Low Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

00:42:14 – As Elizabeth leans forward, the railing suddenly breaks and she falls forwards.

00:42:36 – A wooden plank snaps beneath Elizabeth’s feet and she screams and falls down.

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1 thought on “Jump Scares in Dark Waters (1993)”

  1. This is a very neat and well shot movie with some very satisfying parts and great special effects. I really enjoy this type of horror where the atmosphere feels driven by the environment, and the old convent on an isolated Italian island works really well for that.


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