My Bloody Valentine (1981)
Synopsis: A deranged miner threatens to derail Valentine’s Day celebrations in the small town of Valentine Bluffs.
Director: George Mihalka
Runtime: 93 minutes (uncut version)
MPAA Rating: R
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 11 (0 major, 11 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: My Blood Valentine has its fair share of jump scares however unlike many of its contemporaries, the movie doesn’t use a loud jump scare sound to enhance them. Scares at 1:03:29 and 1:10:18 are arguably the most significant however even these are relatively minor.
Jump Scare Times
19:17 – The killer appears behind Mabel and attacks her.
27:19 – Mabel’s decomposing head falls out of the clothes dryer.
39:24 – Happy opens the door once more and this time the real killer is standing behind it.
44:05 – The killer grabs Dave’s head as he tends to a boiling pot.
52:28 – Miner coveralls drop from the ceiling startling Sylvia.
52:55 – A corpse drops down in front of Sylvia.
1:02:48 – Hollis yells out “BOO” to scare Sarah and Patty.
1:03:29 – Howard drops down from above Hollis to scare the group.
1:10:18 – Hollis’ bloodied head appears from around a corner startling Howard.
1:17:44 – As Sarah and Patty climb the ladder, a corpse suddenly drops from above them.
1:21:56 – The killer appears in front of Sarah and Patty.