Jump Scares in Flatliners (1990)

Flatliners (1990) screenshot
Flatliners (1990) screenshot
Flatliners (1990) screenshot
Flatliners (1990) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 7 jump scares in Flatliners, which has a jump scare rating of 2.0.

Jump Scare Rating: Overall, Flatliners is not a particularly jumpy movie. Several of the jump scares have audio cues shortly before the scare which limit their impact.

Synopsis: Five medical students experiment with so-called near death experiences by bringing each other back from the brink of death however their experiences soon begin to haunt them in the real world.

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Jump Scares: 7 (7 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Joel Schumacher

Runtime: 114 minutes

Netflix (US): Yes

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

Jump Scare Times

00:20:42 – The camera suddenly cuts from an extreme close up of Nelson’s face to a top down shot of a field (accompanied by a sound effect).

00:49:49 – A window blind suddenly opens.

00:54:47 – Nelson turns around and Billy is standing behind him with a hockey stick.

01:11:52 – Rachel sees an image of her bloodied father in the mirror.

01:25:27 – Billy suddenly pops up in the front of the car holding a pickaxe.

01:34:51 – David suddenly knocks on the door behind Rachel.

01:42:12 – There is a sudden cut to Billy’s coffin accompanied by a sound effect.

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in Flatliners. [More info]

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