Jump Scares in Friday the 13th (1980)

Friday the 13th (1980) screenshot
Friday the 13th (1980) screenshot
Friday the 13th (1980) screenshot
Friday the 13th (1980) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 10 jump scares in Friday the 13th, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.

Jump Scare Rating: There are several minor jump scares, most of which occur after the hour mark.

Synopsis: A group of teenagers attempt to reopen Camp Crystal Lake, an abandoned teenage camp, when one by one they fall victim to a mysterious assailant.

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Jump Scares: 10 (1 major, 9 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Sean S. Cunningham

Runtime: 95 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Slasher

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

Jump Scare Times

00:22:06 – Annie runs into unseen man.

00:30:06 – Alice opens the door to find Ralph standing behind it.

00:42:52 – Hand grabs Jack’s forehead while he lies in bed.

01:04:06 – Steve is suddenly stabbed by unseen person.

01:07:54 – The scene abruptly changes to Alice screaming for Bill.

01:10:56 – Alice discovers Bill’s body pinned to the door with arrows.

01:14:16 – Brenda’s body bursts through the window in front of Alice.

01:19:26 – A dead body swings down from tree in front of Alice.

01:25:22 – A door-handle begins to turn.

01:30:40 – A man leaps out of the water and grabs Alice in the boat.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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