Jump Scares in Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) screenshot
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) screenshot
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) screenshot
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 4 jump scares in Invasion of the Body Snatchers, which has a jump scare rating of 1.0.

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.

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

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Jump Scares: 4 (1 major, 3 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: PG

Director: Philip Kaufman

Runtime: 115 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Extraterrestrial Life, Sci-Fi, Low Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

00:12:17 – The sudden buzzing of an alarm clock may startle some people.

00:22:59 – Elizabeth puts her hand on Matthew’s shoulder, startling him.

00:46:18 – The mutating body suddenly opens it’s eyes.

01:53:53 – Matthew points at Nancy and lets out a scream, revealing that he has been converted into a pod person. [Video]

(Major jump scares in bold)

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in Invasion of the Body Snatchers. [More info]

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