Jump Scares in Dead Calm (1989)

Dead Calm (1989) screenshot
Dead Calm (1989) screenshot
Dead Calm (1989) screenshot
Dead Calm (1989) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 2 jump scares in Dead Calm, which has a jump scare rating of 1.0.

Jump Scare Rating: Several tense scenes however there is only one significant scare at 1:13:40 and a half-scare at 24:31.

Synopsis: A husband and wife on a sailing trip in the Pacific encounter a troubled man who claims to be the surviving member of a sinking ship.

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Jump Scares: 2 (1 major, 1 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Phillip Noyce

Runtime: 96 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Home Invasion, Low Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

00:24:31 – Something comes loose on the boat and almost hits John.

01:13:40 – Hughie lunges at Rae from behind a curtain. [Video]

(Major jump scares in bold)

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in Dead Calm. [More info]

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