Jump Scares In Hide and Seek (2005)

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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.

Director: John Polson

Runtime: 101 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 5.9/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 13%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  16 (0 major, 16 minor)

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.

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

Jump Scare Times

4:53 – David has a brief flashback which causes him to wake up.

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

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

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

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

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

1:05:56 – Elizabeth opens the closet and screams as she sees something.

1:12:53 – There is a bang on the door.

1:14:28 – The camera pans around David to reveal Stephen standing behind him.

1:15:55 – David parts the curtain and sees Stephen standing outside.

1:21:28 – Accompanied by a “jump scare” sound effect, the lights turn off.

1:22:56 – The sheriff closes the closet door and is attacked by David.

1:26:32 – David surprises Katherine.

1:28:16 – The seemingly dead sheriff suddenly grabs Elizabeth’s arm.

1:33:09 – David shines the torch on Katherine and calls her name.

1:35:10 – David turns the torch back on and Katherine is standing in front of him holding a gun.

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Hide and Seek [more info].