Jump Scares in Leprechaun (1993)

Leprechaun (1993) screenshot
Leprechaun (1993) screenshot
Leprechaun (1993) screenshot
Leprechaun (1993) screenshot
Leprechaun (1993) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 9 jump scares in Leprechaun, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.

Jump Scare Rating: Despite plenty of jump scares, the more comedic tone of the film negates their effectiveness.

Synopsis: A group release a trapped Leprechaun who will kill to get his gold back.

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Jump Scares: 9 (9 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Mark Jones

Runtime: 92 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Comedy, Fantasy, Monsters & Mutants, Slasher

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

Jump Scare Times

The jump scare timings listed below are based on a theatrical viewing and are approximate only.

00:18:55 – Some wood falls from the ceiling.

00:22:10 – The leprechaun slams through the crate.

00:26:00 – A mouse squeaks after a tense scene.

00:37:03 – The leprechaun jumps out of the safe.

00:52:01 – Nathan falls into a bear trap.

01:08:57 – The leprechaun jumps up after they ask if he’s dead.

01:13:11 – The leprechaun appears at the car window and says “Hello, Love.”

01:18:16 – Dan O’Grady falls from the ceiling of the elevator.

01:24:22 – The leprechaun grabs Alex’s arm.

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