Jump Scares in Hide and Seek (2005)

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

Jump Scare Rating: Numerous jump scares which are often accompanied by a sound effect in an effort to enhance them. Most of the scares are quite predictable and lack any real impact.

Synopsis: After his wife’s death, psychologist David Callaway and his daughter Emily start a new life in the country where Emily becomes increasingly attached to an imaginary friend called Charlie.

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Jump Scares: 16 (16 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: John Polson

Runtime: 101 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Creepy Children

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

Jump Scare Times

00:04:53 – David has a brief flashback which causes him to wake up.

00:14:50 – A cat jumps out of the closet.

00:32:26 – Emily shows Amy her doll, which now has a mutilated face.

00:41:01 – Accompanied by a “jump scare” sound effect, the lights turn off.

00:41:38 – There is a loud bang as the generator kicks back on.

00:48:20 – David pulls a dead cat out of the bath.

01:05:56 – Elizabeth opens the closet and screams as she sees something.

01:12:53 – There is a bang on the door.

01:14:28 – The camera pans around David to reveal Stephen standing behind him.

01:15:55 – David parts the curtain and sees Stephen standing outside.

01:21:28 – Accompanied by a “jump scare” sound effect, the lights turn off.

01:22:56 – The sheriff closes the closet door and is attacked by David.

01:26:32 – David surprises Katherine.

01:28:16 – The seemingly dead sheriff suddenly grabs Elizabeth’s arm.

01:33:09 – David shines the torch on Katherine and calls her name.

01:35:10 – David turns the torch back on and Katherine is standing in front of him holding a gun.

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

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