Jump Scares In Dog Soldiers (2002)

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Synopsis: A routine training exercise turns deadly for a group of soldiers in the Scottish wilderness after they are attacked by a pack of Werewolves.

Director: Neil Marshall

Runtime: 105 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 6.8/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 79%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Action, Forest / Woods Setting, Gory, Werewolf

Jump Scares:  13 (1 major, 12 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: There is plenty of action in the second half as the werewolves attack the soldiers and while some of these attacks come quite suddenly, only a few rise to the level of a genuine jump scare. The most significant jump scare occurs during the campfire scene that beings approximately 15 minutes into the movie.

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

18:02 – As Spoon begins to tell a joke a dead cow is thrown into the campfire startling the soldiers. [Video]

23:25 – Captain Ryan pops up beside Corporal Campbell and screams.

28:44 – A silhouette moves past the camera.

29:22 – Corporal Campbell attempts to flee the area but runs into, and is impaled by, a tree trunk.

29:36 – A werewolf roars and Campbell is slashed across the face.

30:08 – Sarge crouches down and a werewolf passes by in the trees above him.

33:14 – A werewolf hand comes through the roof of the truck.

36:47 – A dog jumps out at Coop.

41:00 – A werewolf tries to break through the door.

45:40 – A werewolf is spotted outside.

1:01:29 – The window blind behind Terry suddenly closes, a couple of seconds later a werewolf grabs him and pulls him though the window.

1:39:56 – Coop sees a corpse hanging from a rope.

1:40:09 – A werewolf suddenly punches Coop.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Dog Soldiers [more info].