Jump Scares In Martyrs (2008)

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Synopsis: A young woman seeks revenge on the family who kidnapped and tortured her during her childhood.

Director: Pascal Laugier

Runtime: 99 minutes (unrated cut)

MPAA Rating: Unrated

IMDb: 7.1/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 52%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  15 (0 major, 15 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Martyrs has numerous jump scares in the first half. The second half lacks jump scares but contains several harrowing torture/gore scenes.

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

Jump Scare Times

7:14 – Accompanied by a loud noise, a figure runs behind Lucie.

7:48 – An emaciated arm comes out from underneath the bed.

8:03 – The old emaciated woman on the bed suddenly screams and reaches out for Lucie.

11:58 – A man is shot as he answers the door.

13:01 – A young man is suddenly shot.

17:43 – Lucie sees the old emaciated woman in the kitchen.

18:46 – The old woman jumps on Lucie.

21:33 – Lucie slowly opens the door and is once again attacked by the old woman.

29:24 – Anna looks in the mirror and sees the mother looking at her.

31:40 – The old woman slides out from behind the bathtub.

33:49 – A sudden flashback, accompanied by the loud metallic noise of a door opening may startle some viewers.

38:17 – Lucie appears in the hallway as Anna tries to help the mother to the door.

50:18 – The chain on the floor suddenly moves.

50:40 – Anna shines the torch on a mutilated, chained up woman.

57:40 – A woman is suddenly shot.

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