Jump Scares in Insidious (2010)

Insidious (2010) screenshot
Insidious (2010) screenshot
Insidious (2010) screenshot
Insidious (2010) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 24 jump scares in Insidious, which has a jump scare rating of 5.0.

Jump Scare Rating: A large number of major jump scares throughout. One of the “jumpiest” movies around and sensitive individuals should avoid.

Synopsis: Strange events occur to the Lambert family after their eldest son, Dalton, falls into a coma.

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Jump Scares: 24 (10 major, 14 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: PG13

Director: James Wan

Runtime: 103 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Haunted House / Building, High Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

00:13:35 – A ladder cracks while Dalton is climbing it.

00:22:32 – A voice in the baby monitor yells “NOW”.

00:27:52 – Renai sees a man standing behind her daughter’s crib.

00:28:12 – The burglar alarm goes off.

00:29:43 – The burglar alarm goes off again.

00:35:55 – Renai wakes from a nightmare.

00:36:56 – A strange man walks through Renai’s bedroom before lunging at her. [Video]

00:41:09 – A small boy runs behind Renai.

00:42:17 – The door bursts open behind Renai.

00:43:04 – The small boy opens the wardrobe door and runs out in front of Renai. [Video]

00:46:05 – Lorraine sees a red faced demon standing behind Josh. [Video]

00:49:41 – Tucker sees the image of two women in dresses through his UV light camera. [Video]

01:03:12 – There is a cracking sound and a bright flash of light, followed by several more flashes of light over the next few minutes.

01:07:08 – Dalton suddenly appears beside the table.

01:18:15 – A woman in a wedding dress walks past Josh.

01:21:50 – A strange smiling family suddenly appear in front of Josh. [Video]

01:22:31 – A man suddenly appears in front of the red door. [Video]

01:26:01 – A red faced demon appears beside Josh. [Video]

01:30:29 – A hand reaches out of the drawer as it is being closed. [Video]

01:31:40 – The door bursts open and the strange screaming family are revealed.

01:31:44 – Tucker shines a torch on a mysterious man.

01:32:46 – Dalton opens the door in his bedroom and the red demon jumps out from behind. [Video]

01:32:59 – The demon grabs Daltons leg from underneath the bed. [Video]

01:38:28 – A mysterious lady lunges at Elise.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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