Jump Scares In Jaws (1975)

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Synopsis: Three men go out to hunt a great white shark after it’s attack on a small island community.

Director: Steven Spielberg

Runtime: 124 min

MPAA Rating: PG

IMDb: 8.1/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 97%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares: 4 (1 major, 3 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Jaws has a few effective jump scares that can be quite startling.

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

Jump Scare Times

49:55 – Hooper looks into a hole in Ben Gardner’s boat when a human head appears from inside. [Video]

1:21:10 – The shark jumps out while Brody is throwing bait into the water.

1:37:59 – The men begin pulling rope out of the water when the shark emerges.

1:54:15 – The shark slams into the shark proof cage.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Jaws [more info].