Jump Scares In Don’t Breathe (2016)

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Synopsis: A blind man turns the tables on a group of thieves who break into his house.

Director: Fede Alvarez

Runtime: 88 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 7.2/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 87%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Crime, Home Invasion

Jump Scares:  17 (2 major, 15 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Don’t Breathe is a very tense thriller with some horror elements. Most of the scares are the result of loud noises occuring in otherwise quiet scenes.

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

Jump Scare Times

13:15 – A dog lunges at the window of Rocky’s side of the car.

24:51 – Money calls out “done” loudly during a quiet scene.

29:56 – The blind man suddenly shoots Money.

31:15 – The blind man comes into view as he walks down a hallway.

31:52 – There is a loud bang.

36:53 – As Rocky approaches a door, the blind man suddenly opens it from the other side.

38:33 – A mobile phone vibrates during a tense scene.

41:55 – A tied up girl lunges at Rocky from behind.

45:31 – The blind man appears on the other side of the cellar door as Alex opens it.

49:07 – There is a loud gunshot and the dark room is briefly illuminated (another gunshot occurs at 49:38).

50:57 – A hand reaches out and grabs Alex around the neck.

53:02 – There is a loud bang on the door as the blind man tries to break in.

54:17 – There are several more loud bangs.

1:02:31 – A hand grabs Rocky around the face.

1:13:15 – Alex is shot as he opens the door.

1:16:57 – The dog jumps at the window once more.

1:17:57 – The blind man comes into view behind Rocky.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Don’t Breathe [more info].