See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 4 jump scares in Maximum Overdrive, which has a jump scare rating of 1.0.
Jump Scare Rating: There are a few minor jump scares at the beginning of the movie. None of them is particularly scary, though. Only the one around 1:04:30 mark might startle more sensitive viewers. The movie’s atmosphere is very light in general and everybody should handle the whole picture with ease.
Synopsis: As the Earth gets caught in the tail of a passing comet, machines on the planet’s surface rebel against their former masters, humans. A group of people finds refuge in a gas station and attempts to survive and fight off rogue trucks gathering to feed on gasoline.
Director: Stephen King
Runtime: 98 minutes
Jump Scare Times
The jump scare timings listed below are based on a theatrical viewing and are approximate only.
00:09:28 – A gas pump nozzle suddenly splatters a man’s face with gasoline (accompanied by a loud sound).
00:11:28 – An electric knife turns on and cuts a woman’s arm (again, accompanied by a loud sound).
00:30:33 – A lawnmower turns itself on.
01:04:25 – Seemingly dead man suddenly gets up with a scream.
(Major jump scares in bold)
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