Jump Scares In In the Tall Grass (2019)

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Synopsis: Siblings Cal and Becky become lost in rural Kansas when they enter a field of tall grass in search of a lost boy.

Director: Vincenzo Natali

Runtime: 90 minutes

MPAA Rating: TV-MA

IMDb: 5.5/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 39%

Netflix (US): Yes

Tags: Book Adaptation, Low Jump Scare, Mystery

Jump Scares:  4 (1 major, 3 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: In The Tall Grass is a mystery film with some horror elements and only has one jump scare of any real significance.
One Star

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

Jump Scare Times

Netflix reverse time-stamps are included in brackets.

18:23 (1:23:30) – Becky calls out to Cal. She turns around and a woman suddenly emerges out of the grass (this is accompanied by a loud sound effect).

28:07 (1:13:46) – After hearing a noise, Travis crawls towards the tall grass to investigate. He then turns around and Tobin is right behind him.

1:06:03 (35:50) – As Cal follows Becky, Ross suddenly puts his hand on Cal’s shoulder.

1:07:07 (34:46) – Cal looks across and sees his own corpse lying beside him (this is accompanied by a sound effect).

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in In the Tall Grass [more info].