Jump Scares in Midsommar (2019)

Midsommar (2019) screenshot
Midsommar (2019) screenshot
Midsommar (2019) screenshot
Midsommar (2019) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 3 jump scares in Midsommar, which has a jump scare rating of 1.0.

Jump Scare Rating: Midsommar has barely any jump scares worth mentioning although there is no shortage of disturbing imagery and gore (mainly in the second half).

Synopsis: A couple travels to Scandinavia to attend a renowned Swedish mid-summer festival in a rural town. What starts out as a peaceful retreat, gradually descends into a weird and increasingly brutal competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

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Jump Scares: 3 (3 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Ari Aster

Runtime: 147 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Religion & The Occult, Low Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

00:32:13 – After entering the toilet, we see a figure in the mirror watching Dani. A few seconds later Dani runs out of the toilet and this is accompanied by some loud dissonant strings in the soundtrack.

01:33:23 – Josh is distracted by a person (who he believes to be Mark) entering the temple behind him. After he turns around and tells him “we’re not supposed to be here”, he is hit over the head by an unseen assailant.

02:09:10 – After witnessing Simon’s body being displayed ritualistically, Christian sits back up and a man blows some powder into Christian’s eyes.

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

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