Jump Scares in In The Mouth Of Madness (1994)

In The Mouth Of Madness (1994) screenshot
In The Mouth Of Madness (1994) screenshot
In The Mouth Of Madness (1994) screenshot
In The Mouth Of Madness (1994) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 10 jump scares in In The Mouth Of Madness, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.

Jump Scare Rating: Several jump scares and eerie moments although only one scene at around the 24 minute mark is likely to truly startle viewers.

Synopsis: Insurance investigator John Trent looks into the whereabouts of Sutter Crane, a well known horror novelist whose books are rumoured to drive readers into madness.

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Jump Scares: 10 (1 major, 9 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: John Carpenter

Runtime: 95 minutes

Netflix (US): No

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

Jump Scare Times

00:06:20 – A hand breaks through the glass in the cell where John is staying.

00:24:26 – After waking from a dream, John looks across and sees the deformed policeman sitting beside him. [Video]

00:32:20 – The strange cyclist appears in front of Linda while she is driving and she crashes into him.

00:33:02 – The cyclist appears behind Linda before driving off.

00:52:54 – An arm comes out from behind the door and grabs Linda on the shoulder.

00:55:48 – Linda grabs John from behind as he goes back into his room.

00:57:04 – The scene cuts to a creature making a screeching noise.

01:09:07 – Sutter Cane’s head appears beside John.

01:27:05 – The door to John’s cell starts to shake.

01:28:23 – A shadow walks past the screen, accompanied by a loud noise.

(Major jump scares in bold)

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in In The Mouth Of Madness. [More info]

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