Jump Scares in Maniac (2012)

Maniac (2012) screenshot
Maniac (2012) screenshot
Maniac (2012) screenshot
Maniac (2012) screenshot
Maniac (2012) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 6 jump scares in Maniac, which has a jump scare rating of 2.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Maniac is a very atmospheric, and quite gory at times movie that doesn’t rely heavily on jump scares however, the ones that are in the movie are very effective.

Synopsis: Frank, a serial killer with a craving for scalps is on the hunt. Ordinarily he is a  Frank is the reclusive proprietor of a mannequin restoration store, but his world is turned upside down when a young artist Anna, asks for his assistance with her upcoming exhibition. As their friendship grows stronger and Frank’s fixation grows, it becomes evident that she has reawakened a long-buried desire to stalk and kill.

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Jump Scares: 6 (5 major, 1 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Franck Khalfoun

Runtime: 89 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Gory, Loner / Misfit, Mystery, Psychological, Thriller

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

Jump Scare Times

00:06:29 – A girl is stabbed up through the bottom of her chin.

00:34:17 – The sound of a door slamming shut.

00:39:08 – Hiding under a car, Frank suddenly cuts a girl’s Achilles tendon as she comes close.

01:14:40 – Anna’s friend Martin is suddenly sliced with a cleaver through his mouth and face.

01:15:15 – Martin, who we presume is dead at the time, suddenly hits Frank with a baseball bat.

01:17:31 – As Frank opens his van door, Anna, presumed to be still out cold, suddenly stabs him.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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

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