Jump Scares in Gothika (2003)

Gothika (2003) screenshot
Gothika (2003) screenshot
Gothika (2003) screenshot
Gothika (2003) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 16 jump scares in Gothika, which has a jump scare rating of 3.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Gothika’s jump scares predominantly occur in the second half of the movie. Many of the scares involve the sudden appearance of Rachel’s ghost.

Synopsis: A female psychiatrist wakes up as a patient in the same psychiatric ward where she worked after a strange encounter with a young girl leaves her with no memory of the crime she has supposedly committed.

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Jump Scares: 16 (2 major, 14 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Mathieu Kassovitz

Runtime: 98 minutes

Netflix (US): Yes

Tags: Haunted House / Building

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

Jump Scare Times

00:11:54 – Pete opens his umbrella behind Miranda.

00:14:56 – Miranda sees a girl standing on the road.

00:20:46 – There is a sudden flashback to the girl on the bridge.

00:26:07 – An invisible presence breathes on the window in front of Miranda.

00:27:35 – The nurse’s hand reaches out to grab Miranda.

00:49:55 – There is a loud thump as Miranda walks down a corridor.

00:50:09 – Chloe’s face suddenly appears at the window of the cell door. [Video]

00:56:53 – Miranda bends down to reveal Rachel standing behind her.

00:57:17 – Miranda turns around and screams as she sees Rachel’s face in front of her.

00:58:30 – An apparently unconscious Miranda suddenly jumps up and screams as a guard reaches down to check on her.

01:02:39 – While holding her breath underwater, Miranda opens her eyes and sees Rachel screaming at her. [Video]

01:04:37 – Miranda sees Rachel in the rear view mirror.

01:05:25 – The car lights and stereo suddenly turn on.

01:13:21 – An owl startles Miranda.

01:17:35 – A policeman grabs Miranda on the shoulder.

01:17:46 – Hands grab at Miranda from underneath some steps.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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

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