Synopsis: A high school student finds a book that allows him to kill anyone simply by writing their name in it.
Director: Adam Wingard
Runtime: 101 minutes
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Netflix (US): Yes
Jump Scares: 6 (0 major, 6 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Ryuk’s early appearances provide some light jump scares however there is nothing particularly scary after the first half hour.
Jump Scare Times
5:35 – A teacher slams some books down on Light’s desk.
6:45 – A glass jar shatters.
7:41 – Ryuk suddenly turns around and looks at Light.
15:30 – A hand suddenly reaches out and grabs the apple left by the door.
15:48 – Ryuk says “Hey kid” which startles Light.
24:27 – A man is suddenly hit by a truck.