Jump Scares in Housebound (2014)

Housebound (2014) screenshot
Housebound (2014) screenshot
Housebound (2014) screenshot
Housebound (2014) screenshot
Housebound (2014) screenshot
Housebound (2014) screenshot
Housebound (2014) screenshot
Housebound (2014) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 19 jump scares in Housebound, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.

Jump Scare Rating: The first and last 20 minutes of the movie are particularly heavy with minor jump scares, but only a couple of major jump scares stand out overall.

Synopsis: Kylie, a small time thief, gets caught trying to break into an ATM and is sentenced to house arrest for 8 months at her parents’ house, where her mother suspects paranormal activity is taking place.

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Jump Scares: 19 (2 major, 17 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Gerard Johnstone

Runtime: 107 minutes

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

Jump Scare Times

00:04:20 – A car suddenly crashes into the back of Kylie’s car.

00:04:31 – The driver of the white car walks up to Kylie’s window, accompanied with a loud musical sting.

00:13:03 – The computer that Kylie’s using, short-circuits.

00:13:57 – The freezer makes a mechanical noise, startling Kylie.

00:22:09 – A statue of Jesus wrapped in a white sheet stumbles and falls towards Kylie.

00:22:36 – After Kylie’s ankle bracelet beeps, grabbing her attention, a diseased-looking hand comes out from under a piece of furniture and grabs her leg.

00:32:47 – While she’s in the shower, Kylie crouches and is then attacked by the possessed teddy bear, accompanied by a loud musical sting.

00:37:56 – Graham startles Kylie while she’s dancing.

00:45:17 – The lights come back on and a veiled figure suddenly appears besides Dennis, accompanied by a loud musical stinger.

00:56:31 – While Amos is trying to look through the presumed killer’s window, Kylie suddenly opens it from inside, startling Amos in the process, accompanied by a musical stinger.

01:04:59 – The flash from Amos’s camera reveals the presumed killer’s silhouette standing behind a window, staring at Amos. This is accompanied by a loud musical stinger.

01:10:12 – The burned teddy bear in the back of Amos’s car suddenly starts to speak and startles him, accompanied by a musical stinger.

01:14:16 – Eugene slams into the door of the pick-up truck just as Kylie closes it. Accompanied by a musical stinger.

01:25:26 – Kylie turns around and Miriam suddenly appears in front of her.

01:26:10 – A sudden scene transition from a silent scene to Kylie loudly and violently opening a kitchen shelf may startle some viewers.

01:27:47 – Dennis suddenly goes on the attack, accompanied by a musical stinger.

01:30:12 – Miriam opens a cupboard in the bathroom and Eugene stumbles out of it, prompting both of them to scream. Close-up on Miriam’s face as she’s screaming. Accompanied by a musical stinger.

01:39:33 – After stabbing Eugene through the wall, Dennis suddenly kicks down the wall.

01:42:08 – Dennis suddenly comes out of frame and punches Kylie unconscious.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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

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