Jump Scares In Jeepers Creepers (2001)

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Synopsis: Siblings Darry and Trish encounter a flesh-eating creature during a road-trip home from college.

Director: Victor Salva

Runtime: 91 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 6.1/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 45%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  11 (2 major, 9 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Most of the jumps occur in the last 25 minutes of the movie although there are a couple of fairly effective scares around the 20 minute mark.

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

19:47 – Darry is surprised by rats as he looks into the pipe.

22:48 – A hand reaches out of the body bag and grabs Darry around the ankle. [Video]

28:46 – A crow caws loudly, startling Trish.

31:28 – Darry suddenly appears at the car window. [Video]

35:35 – A phone rings.

55:20 – There is a gunshot, followed by a second gunshot a few seconds later.

57:01 – The creature drops down onto the windscreen in front of Darry and Trish.

1:12:12 – The creature jumps down onto a police officer and kills him.

1:15:12 – The creature comes around a corner while Darry, Trish, and Jezelle are arguing.

1:15:37 – The creature grabs Jezelle around the head.

1:17:13 – The creature bursts through the door of the interrogation room.

(Major scares in bold)

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