Jump Scares In Halloween (2018)

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Synopsis: On the forty years anniversary of her first confrontation with Michael Myers, Laurie Strode must face her greatest fear one final time.

Director: David Gordon Green

Runtime: 106 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 7.5/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 82%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Slasher

Jump Scares:  14 (4 major, 10 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: After a quiet start, we get a steady stream of jump scares from the 20 minute mark through to the end. Most occur in predictable places and already tense scenes (the exception being the first scare which comes out of nowhere).

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

Jump Scare Times

20:47 – After Laurie says goodbye to Allyson there is a loud gunshot as the scene abruptly cuts to Laurie shooting some targets.

28:46 – After a boy is left alone in the car by his father, the boy is startled by a bang on the passenger window.

30:07 – A gun discharges after the boy prods the cop lying on the ground.

31:03 – As the boy begins to drive away, Michael appears in the back seat.

42:36 – Ray opens the door startling Karen. Immediately after this Laurie yells “gotcha” on the stairs startling both Ray and Karen.

54:12 – Vicky is startled by her boyfriend (who scares her as a joke) after going outside to empty the trash.

56:38 – Vicky jumps out of Julian’s bedroom screaming (as a joke) after pretending to be abducted.

58:25 – Vicky tries to close the closet door but it won’t close. Suddenly Michael walks out and attacks Vicky.

1:03:09 – Sheriff Hawkings startles Laurie from behind.

1:10:47 – The motion sensor light turns back on and Oscar is suddenly attacked by Michael.

1:23:56 – Ray opens the door to the police car and sees two bloodied and dead police officers.

1:25:35 – Laurie waits by the door for Michael when his hand suddenly bursts through a glass panel and grabs her.

1:32:18 – After seeing a trail of blood, Laurie opens a closet door and finds Ray’s dead body.

1:33:16 – Mike appears from behind one of the mannequins.

(Major scares in bold)

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