Jump Scares in House Of Wax (1953)

House Of Wax (1953) screenshot
House Of Wax (1953) screenshot
House Of Wax (1953) screenshot
House Of Wax (1953) screenshot
House Of Wax (1953) screenshot
House Of Wax (1953) screenshot
House Of Wax (1953) screenshot
House Of Wax (1953) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 4 jump scares in House Of Wax, which has a jump scare rating of 0.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Jump scares were not really part of moviemaking in the 1950’s. The 4 minor ones listed below are only barely worth mentioning. House of Wax (1953) should not cause the faint of heart any problems.

Synopsis: Henry, a wax sculptor, is horrified to find that his business partner, Matthew, intends to burn their wax museum to the ground in order to collect on the insurance policy. Henry somehow survives a dramatic showdown with Matthew and reappears with his own museum a few years later. However, when Henry’s new wax sculptures arrive at the same time that a succession of bodies disappear from the city morgue, art student Sue Allen,  suspects foul play.

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Jump Scares: 4 (4 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: PG

Director: André De Toth

Runtime: 88 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Crime, Thriller, Low Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

00:33:24 – A corpse on a gurney sits up.

00:43:11 – Box 27 is opened, revealing the body of the man who was recently murdered.

00:47:12 – The guillotine blade drops.

01:18:17 – Professor Jarod’s face peels away.

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in House Of Wax. [More info]

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