Jump Scares in Death Note (2017)

Death Note (2017) screenshot
Death Note (2017) screenshot
Death Note (2017) screenshot
Death Note (2017) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 6 jump scares in Death Note, which has a jump scare rating of 1.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Ryuk’s early appearances provide some light jump scares however there is nothing particularly scary after the first half hour.

Synopsis: A high school student finds a book that allows him to kill anyone simply by writing their name in it.

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Jump Scares: 6 (6 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: Unrated

Director: Adam Wingard

Runtime: 101 minutes

Netflix (US): Yes

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

Jump Scare Times

00:05:35 – A teacher slams some books down on Light’s desk.

00:06:45 – A glass jar shatters.

00:07:41 – Ryuk suddenly turns around and looks at Light.

00:15:30 – A hand suddenly reaches out and grabs the apple left by the door.

00:15:48 – Ryuk says “Hey kid” which startles Light.

00:24:27 – A man is suddenly hit by a truck.

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