Jump Scares in Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988) screenshot
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988) screenshot
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988) screenshot
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 6 jump scares in Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, which has a jump scare rating of 2.0.

Jump Scare Rating: A few minor jump scares in the opening half but nothing much other than that.

Synopsis: Laurie Strode died in a car accident. But, she has a daughter named Jamie Lloyd. Michael hears about this as he is being transferred to Smith’s Grove Sanitarium and after he escapes he returns to Haddonfield to kill once again.

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Jump Scares: 6 (3 major, 3 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Dwight H. Little

Runtime: 88 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Gory, Slasher

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

Jump Scare Times

The jump scare timings listed below are based on a theatrical viewing and are approximate only.

00:06:31 – Michael grabs the ambulance attendant’s face.

00:10:44 – Michael suddenly grabs Jamie’s leg from under the bed.

01:12:43 – Loomis suddenly grabs Jamie accompanied by a sound effect.

01:13:55 – Loomis is attacked by Michael and thrown through a window.

01:15:21 – Michael grabs Jamie’s leg in the schoolhouse.

01:18:52 – Michael’s hand smashes through the window and rips out Earl’s neck.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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