Jump Scares in Eli (2019)

Eli (2019) screenshot
Eli (2019) screenshot
Eli (2019) screenshot
Eli (2019) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 13 jump scares in Eli, which has a jump scare rating of 3.5.

Jump Scare Rating: There are numerous jump scares that occur mainly the middle part of the movie, often involving mirrors or windows.

Synopsis: A boy, Eli, becomes trapped in a seemingly haunted medical facility where he is undergoing treatment for a rare auto-immune disorder.

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Jump Scares: 13 (4 major, 9 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Ciarán Foy

Runtime: 98 minutes

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

Jump Scare Times

00:19:03 – A hand print appears on the window, accompanied by a loud sound effect.

00:25:44 – Eli wakes up suddenly (this is accompanied by a sound effect).

00:27:14 – A stone suddenly hits the window, startling Eli.

00:28:31 – As Eli wipes the condensation off the window, the girl jumps out and says “BOO!”

00:32:21 – As Eli runs down the hallway, he shines the torch back into the darkness and the ghostly girl is suddenly running right towards him.

00:32:29 – The lights turn back on and a shadowy figure stands right behind Eli.

00:32:44 – The shadowy figure bursts through the curtain but it is revealed to only be Eli’s father.

00:37:16 – Eli moves the mirror slightly to reveal a ghostly girl standing in the room behind him.

00:37:33 – A hand suddenly grabs onto the cupboard.

00:43:57 – As Eli slowly turns around, a hand reaches out from behind the shower curtain.

00:48:23 – An invisible presence pulls at Eli’s top (not particularly startling however it is accompanied by a high pitched sound effect).

00:58:51 – During a tense scene, the sound of the automatic door closing behind Eli may be startling to some.

01:17:19 – Rose pushes the top off the stone well to reveal several corpses inside.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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