Jump Scares in High Tension (2003)

High Tension (2003) screenshot
High Tension (2003) screenshot
High Tension (2003) screenshot
High Tension (2003) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 8 jump scares in High Tension, which has a jump scare rating of 2.5.

Jump Scare Rating: A very gory and suspenseful French slasher. There are some jump scares however they are not a major element of the film.

Synopsis: Two college friends, Alex and Marie, travel to the countryside to visit Alex’s parents. Soon after they arrive, they are attacked by a psychotic truck driver who has his sights set on Alex.

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Jump Scares: 8 (8 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: NC17

Director: Alexandre Aja

Runtime: 91 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Foreign, Gory

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

Jump Scare Times

00:03:24 – A bloodied woman suddenly appears at the window of a car.

00:14:21 – Marie closes a cabinet and in the reflection of the mirror Alex suddenly appears.

00:31:21 – As Alex lies sleeping a bloodied hand reaches out to touch her hair.

00:36:45 – Alex’s mother suddenly gasps as Marie reaches out to touch her.

00:53:02 – The gas station attendant gets a bottle of liquor out of a chiller. When he turns around the killer is standing right behind him.

01:12:44 – The killer comes up behind Marie and puts a bag over her head.

01:15:52 – The apparently dead killer suddenly grabs Marie around the throat.

01:27:49 – Alex looks at Marie through a one way mirror, suddenly Alex turns around and reaches for her.

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