Jump Scares in Jaws (1975)

Jaws (1975) screenshot
Jaws (1975) screenshot
Jaws (1975) screenshot
Jaws (1975) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 4 jump scares in Jaws, which has a jump scare rating of 2.5.

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

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

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Jump Scares: 4 (1 major, 3 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: PG

Director: Steven Spielberg

Runtime: 124 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Shark, Low Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

00:49:55 – Hooper looks into a hole in Ben Gardner’s boat when a human head appears from inside. [Video]

01:21:10 – The shark jumps out while Brody is throwing bait into the water.

01:37:59 – The men begin pulling rope out of the water when the shark emerges.

01:54:15 – The shark slams into the shark proof cage.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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

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