Jump Scares in Paperhouse (1988)

Paperhouse (1988) screenshot
Paperhouse (1988) screenshot
Paperhouse (1988) screenshot
Paperhouse (1988) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 6 jump scares in Paperhouse, which has a jump scare rating of 1.5.

Jump Scare Rating: While most of the film is free of anything scary, there is about one third of it that classifies as horror and has a few jump scares.

Synopsis: Through a recurring dream, a young girl meets an ill boy at a house she drew. Soon, the two find themselves in a dangerous situation when a dark entity manifests in the dream world.

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Jump Scares: 6 (2 major, 4 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: PG13

Director: Bernard Rose

Runtime: 92 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Fantasy

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

Jump Scare Times

00:32:11 – The ceramic legs suddenly shatter on their own.

00:41:40 – Anna’s smiling father suddenly becomes angry and lunges at the camera.

00:52:46 – There is a sudden thud.

00:58:41 – The front door quickly opens by itself.

01:00:58 – Anna’s father suddenly rises out of the shadows in front of the camera.

01:05:14 – Anna’s father quickly pulls the door open and runs into the room.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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

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