Jump Scares In Halloween (1978)

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Synopsis: 15 years after stabbing his sister to death, Mike Myers escapes from an asylum and returns to Haddonfield where he begins to stalk a young woman named Laurie, and her friends.

Director: John Carpenter

Runtime: 91 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 7.9/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 94%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares: 13 (2 Major, 11 Minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Quite tense and suspenseful throughout however there is only a couple of truly notable jump scares, one at 53 minutes and the other at 76 minutes.

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

Jump Scare Times

9:59 – Mike Myers climbs onto a car roof.

10:08 – A hand reaches through a window to grab lady.

10:31 – A hand smashes through car window.

13:47 – A silhouette watches Laurie walk away from the house.

17:18 – Tommy runs into Myers while at school.

25:09 – Laurie runs into Sheriff Brackett.

38:18 – A window smashes.

50:50 – Myers steps out from a car.

53:35 – Myers appears behind Annie in the car. [Video]

1:03:13 – A shadow crosses the bed while Lynda and Bob are in it.

1:05:16 – Bob opens door and is attacked by Myers.

1:16:06 – Dead Bob swings upside down from a door frame. [Video]

1:20:06 – Myers pops up from behind a sofa.

(Major scares in bold)

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