See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 8 jump scares in Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.
Jump Scare Rating: Relies more on atmosphere than outright jump scares however there are a few decent scares with one at 54 minutes being the most significant.
Synopsis: A husband (Alex), along with his daughter (Sally) and girlfriend (Kim), move into a new home where the previous owner went missing in mysterious circumstances.
Director: Troy Nixey
Runtime: 99 minutes
Netflix (US): No
Tags: Monsters & Mutants
Jump Scare Times
00:03:02 – The housekeeper trips on the wire and falls down the stairs.
00:21:49 – Sally is suddenly picked up by Mr Harris while exploring in some bushes.
00:30:40 – The fireplace cover falls to the ground.
00:35:52 – The teddy-bear suddenly moves forward as Sally goes to touch it.
00:42:14 – There is a high pitched screaming noise when Sally shines the torch in the fireplace.
00:53:18 – The creatures tip over Sally’s lamp.
00:54:19 – Sally crawls under the bed sheets, when she reaches the end of the bed a creature jumps up at her. [Video]
01:06:12 – A creature comes out from behind the sink in the bathroom and screeches at Sally.
(Major jump scares in bold)
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