Jump Scares In Flatliners (1990)

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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.

Director: Joel Schumacher

Runtime: 114 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 6.6/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 49%

Netflix (US): Yes

Jump Scares:  7 (0 major, 7 minor)

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.

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

Jump Scare Times

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).

49:49 – A window blind suddenly opens.

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

1:11:52 – Rachel sees an image of her bloodied father in the mirror.

1:25:27 – Billy suddenly pops up in the front of the car holding a pickaxe.

1:34:51 – David suddenly knocks on the door behind Rachel.

1:42:12 – There is a sudden cut to Billy’s coffin accompanied by a sound effect.

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Flatliners [more info].