Jump Scares In Evil Dead II (1987)

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Synopsis: After surviving the events of the first film, Ash must battle the forces of evil once more.

Director: Sam Raimi

Runtime: 84 minutes

MPAA Rating: Unrated

IMDb: 7.8/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 98%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  27 (5 major, 22 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Constant jump scares throughout however the film is so campy and over the top that many of the scares are more comedic than scary.

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

5:52 – A possessed Linda pops up in front of Ash.

7:42 – Ash lifts his head out of a puddle and screams, showing that he is possessed himself.

17:33 – A zombified hand comes out of the ground.

18:32 – Zombie Linda appears at the window as Ash looks out. [Video]

19:19 – Linda’s head falls into Ash’s lap. [Video]

20:47 – Headless Linda bursts into the shed holding a chainsaw.

24:39 – Ash sees himself in the mirror – the mirror Ash comes out of the mirror and grabs him.

28:20 – The scene abruptly cuts to Ash’s possessed hand.

29:58 – Ash stabs his own hand with a knife.

36:50 – Jake jumps at Ash.

40:10 – Possessed Henrietta bursts through the cellar floor. [Video]

41:15 – Henrietta’s horribly contorted face pokes through the cellar door.

44:20 – Ed is possessed and screams from behind Annie. [Video]

47:12 – There is a loud roaring noise.

50:00 – Jake and Bobby Joe break through a door.

52:39 – A possessed tree roars at Bobby Joe.

58:34 – Ash becomes possessed once more and lets out a roar. [Video]

58:51 – Possessed Ash appears at the cabin door.

1:00:48 – Possessed Ash appears at a window.

1:03:02 – Henrietta pops out of the cellar door and drags Jake into the cellar.

1:03:43 – Annie walks into possessed Ash.

1:05:09 – Ash ducks out of the way as Annie swings an axe at him.

1:09:50 – The skeleton of Jake appears beside Ash.

1:10:48 – Henrietta grabs Ash through the cellar stairs.

1:11:22 – Henrietta rises up out of a hole in the floor.

1:14:18 – There is a loud boom and a tree branch falls on the cabin.

1:15:37 – The physical incarnation of evil appears in the cabin doorway.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Evil Dead II [more info].