Jump Scares in Jeepers Creepers (2001)

Jeepers Creepers (2001) screenshot
Jeepers Creepers (2001) screenshot
Jeepers Creepers (2001) screenshot
Jeepers Creepers (2001) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 11 jump scares in Jeepers Creepers, which has a jump scare rating of 3.5.

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.

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

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Jump Scares: 11 (2 major, 9 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Victor Salva

Runtime: 91 minutes

Netflix (US): No

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

Jump Scare Times

00:19:47 – Darry is surprised by rats as he looks into the pipe.

00:22:48 – A hand reaches out of the body bag and grabs Darry around the ankle. [Video]

00:28:46 – A crow caws loudly, startling Trish.

00:31:28 – Darry suddenly appears at the car window. [Video]

00:35:35 – A phone rings.

00:55:20 – There is a gunshot, followed by a second gunshot a few seconds later.

00:57:01 – The creature drops down onto the windscreen in front of Darry and Trish.

01:12:12 – The creature jumps down onto a police officer and kills him.

01:15:12 – The creature comes around a corner while Darry, Trish, and Jezelle are arguing.

01:15:37 – The creature grabs Jezelle around the head.

01:17:13 – The creature bursts through the door of the interrogation room.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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

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