Jump Scares in Misery (1990)

Misery (1990) screenshot
Misery (1990) screenshot
Misery (1990) screenshot
Misery (1990) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 3 jump scares in Misery, which has a jump scare rating of 0.5.

Jump Scare Rating: More of a thriller than horror movie, Misery is largely jump scare free although there are a couple of marginal scares in the last 30 minutes.

Synopsis: Novelist Paul Sheldon is rescued after a serious car crash by former nurse Annie Wilkes who claims to be his greatest fan. Paul soon fears for his life when he discovers the extent of Annie’s obsession with him.

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Jump Scares: 3 (3 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Rob Reiner

Runtime: 107 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Book Adaptation, Low Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

01:20:03 – Paul wakes up and Annie is standing directly over his bed.

01:33:39 – Annie shoots Buster through the back with a shotgun.

01:41:40 – Annie jumps on Paul as he crawls away.

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

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