Jump Scares in Ghost Stories (2017)

Ghost Stories (2017) screenshot
Ghost Stories (2017) screenshot
Ghost Stories (2017) screenshot
Ghost Stories (2017) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 21 jump scares in Ghost Stories, which has a jump scare rating of 4.0.

Jump Scare Rating: Ghost Stories has a large number of jump scares although most are fairly minor and in the form of loud noises and sudden movements. The first story (involving a caretaker working in an abandoned asylum) is the scariest of the three segments.

Synopsis: After receiving a mysterious package, a paranormal skeptic investigates three cases of supposedly inexplicable supernatural events.

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Jump Scares: 21 (4 major, 17 minor)

IMDb: 6.6 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: 82%

Director: Jeremy Dyson, Andy Nyman

Runtime: 98 minutes

Rating: Unrated

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

Jump Scare Times

00:00:51 – The title screen suddenly appears accompanied by a scream.

00:06:34 – An ornament shatters.

00:22:31 – The walkie talkie makes a screeching noise.

00:26:53 – After Tony shines the torch around and says “hello”, several birds suddenly fly away.

00:30:47 – Accompanied by a sound effect, Tony shines the torch down a hallway and sees a girl in the distance.

00:31:27 – There is a loud bang on the door.

00:33:22 – A hand appears in the bottom right corner of the screen.

00:34:09 – As Tony approaches the door there is a loud bang.

00:35:23 – The door slams shut behind Tony.

00:35:41 – As Tony struggles with his torch, a ghoulish girl who is missing an eye appears in front of him.

00:42:41 – Professor Goodman sees movement from the upstairs room and as he pulls back Simon is standing right behind him.

00:49:20 – Simon hits a figure with his car as he talks on the phone.

00:54:02 – There is a loud bang on Simon’s car.

00:54:23 – Simon leans back to reveal a figure at the driver’s side window.

00:57:37 – Accompanied by a sound effect, Goodman sees a ghostly image of himself inside the car.

01:03:30 – As Priddle approaches the baby crib, the towels behind him are suddenly flung into the air.

01:05:03 – The hooded figure in the distance suddenly appears directly in front of Goodman.

01:06:57 – There is the sound of glass breaking somewhere in the house.

01:10:08 – The ghoulish Maria suddenly races towards Priddle.

01:26:47 – The hooded figure suddenly jumps out of the crib behind Goodman.

01:32:40 – A bird flies into the window.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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