Jump Scares in I Am Legend (2007)

I Am Legend (2007) screenshot
I Am Legend (2007) screenshot
I Am Legend (2007) screenshot
I Am Legend (2007) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 9 jump scares in I Am Legend, which has a jump scare rating of 2.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Some well crafted jump scares, particularly in the first half hour.

Synopsis: US Army virologist Robert Neville struggles to survive in the ruins of New York City after a man-made virus has turned much of the population into blood-thirsty nocturnal creatures known as “Darkseekers”.

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Jump Scares: 9 (2 major, 7 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: PG13

Director: Francis Lawrence

Runtime: 101 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Book Adaptation, Post-Apocalyptic, Survival, Zombie

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

Jump Scare Times

00:04:06 – A deer runs in front of Robert’s car.

00:06:59 – As Robert is about to shoot a deer, a lion suddenly pounces on it. [Video]

00:15:14 – During a flashback, an infected person suddenly lunges at the car window while Robert and his wife are talking. [Video]

00:17:10 – An infected rat lunges at the wall of its container.

00:29:56 – Robert shines his light on a group of infected people.

00:31:04 – An infected person lunges at Robert.

00:36:33 – The apparently unconscious infected person suddenly jumps up on the table.

01:24:01 – An infected person suddenly tackles Robert.

01:27:58 – Several of the infected burst into the lab.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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

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