Jump Scares In Malevolent (2018)

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Synopsis: A brother and sister running a fake ghost-busting business are called to an old foster home supposedly haunted by the ghosts of the young girls killed there.

Director: Olaf de Fleur Johannesson

Runtime: 89 minutes

MPAA Rating: Unrated

IMDb: 4.8/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 60%

Netflix (US): Yes

Tags: Haunted House / Building, Low Budget

Jump Scares:  8 (1 major, 7 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Once viewers get through the first jump scare, which is very effective, the rest of the movie delivers only a few half-scares.

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

Jump Scare Times

Netflix “reverse” time-stamps are included in brackets.

9:00 (1:19:43) – During a very tense scene, Angela slowly approaches three mannequins by a window when one of them makes a hissing noise and briefly transforms into a person.

33:55 (54:49) – An old man walks around the corner startling Jackson.

35:40 (53:04) – During a tense scene, Angela turns around to see Elliot right beside her.

37:08 (51:35) – A girl runs past the screen in the foreground.

59:04 (29:40) – After Jackson says “Beth” one of the young girls appears in front of Jackson and Angela.

1:02:50 (25:54) – Beth’s bloodied body appears by the window.

1:10:20 (18:24) – A figure moves past the screen in front of Angela.

1:13:01 (15:43) – A hand is placed on Angela’s shoulder.

(Major scares in bold)

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