Jump Scares In Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

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Synopsis: A group of people begin to suspect the human race is being replaced one by one by alien clones lacking in emotion.

Director: Philip Kaufman

Runtime: 115 minutes

MPAA Rating: PG

IMDb: 7.4/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 94%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares: 4 (1 major, 3 minor)

Jump Scare Rating:Invasion of the Body Snatchers has very little in the way of jump scares although the final scene does contain a very effective scare.
One Star

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

Jump Scare Times

12:17 – The sudden buzzing of an alarm clock may startle some people.

22:59 – Elizabeth puts her hand on Matthew’s shoulder, startling him.

46:18 – The mutating body suddenly opens it’s eyes.

1:53:53 – Matthew points at Nancy and lets out a scream, revealing that he has been converted into a pod person. [Video]

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Invasion of the Body Snatchers [more info].