See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 10 jump scares in Paranormal Activity, which has a jump scare rating of 3.5.
Jump Scare Rating: Quite light on jumps until the final night where there are a couple of major scares.
Synopsis: A young couple, Katie and Micah, move into a new home in suburban San Diego where Katie becomes increasingly disturbed by the presence of an evil force.
Director: Oren Peli
Runtime: 86 minutes
Jump Scare Times
00:26:56 – (Night #5) Katie suddenly wakes up out of bed gasping for air.
00:27:29 – (Night #5) The noise of something banging comes from another room.
00:31:47 – (Night #13) The couple wake up in their bed and a loud noise sounds from another room, followed by a bang.
00:40:48 – (Night #15) Micah enters the house again where he hears a bang.
01:02:18 – (Night #18) The bedroom door slams shut.
01:03:31 – (Night #18) The door slams shut again.
01:06:21 – Something bangs upstairs.
01:23:00 – (Night #21) Katie begins to scream loudly.
01:24:00 – (Night #21) Micah’s body is hurled at the screen from the doorway. (theatrical version) [Video]
01:24:33 – (Night #21) Katie crawls up to the screen and lunges at it as her face begins to turn demonic. (theatrical version) [Video]
(Major jump scares in bold)
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