Jump Scares In Interview With the Vampire (1994)

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Synopsis: Set in modern day San Francisco, a man claiming to be a vampire tells the story of his life spanning more than two centuries.

Director: Neil Jordan

Runtime: 123 mins

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 7.6/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 62%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Book Adaptation, Historical, Vampire

Jump Scares: 6 (2 major, 4 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: The orchestral score amplifies several of the jump scares but overall they are a fairly insignificant part of the movie.

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

4:43 – Louis moves swiftly to the light switch before returning to in front of Daniel.

11:48 – Lestat suddenly grabs Louis and bites him on the neck. [Video]

1:05:33 – Louis answers the door but no-one is there, as he goes to close it a corpse-like Lestat suddenly grabs him around the neck. [Video]

1:34:13 – As Claudia kisses Louis, a group of vampires suddenly burst onto the balcony.

1:54:18 – As Daniel protests that Louis hasn’t failed him, Louis swiftly moves to him and lifts him by the neck.

1:56:05 – Daniel listens to the tape in the car and says “good stuff” before Lestat’s hand reaches out to grab him.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Interview With the Vampire [more info].