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Synopsis: Susan Morrow, a wealthy art gallery owner, unexpectedly receives a manuscript from her ex-husband Edward. The book, entitled Nocturnal Animals, is a violent revenge thriller that she interprets as a veiled threat, forcing her to confront some dark truths about her role in their split.

Director: Tom Ford

Runtime: 116 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 7.5/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 74%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Low Jump Scare, Revenge

Jump Scares:  1 (1 major, 0 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Nocturnal Animals has one unexpected and quite startling jump scare just after the half way point of the movie.
One Star

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

Jump Scare Times

1:07:24 – One of Susan’s employees shows her footage on her smart phone from a baby monitor. While looking at the phone, Susan suddenly sees a frightening image of Ray (the antagonist of the story she is reading) flash briefly on the screen.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Nocturnal Animals [more info].