Jump Scares in Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)

Paranormal Activity 2 (2010) screenshot
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010) screenshot
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010) screenshot
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 14 jump scares in Paranormal Activity 2, which has a jump scare rating of 3.5.

Jump Scare Rating: The scares in the first two-thirds of the movie are minor and mostly consist of loud noises however there are three significant scares in the last 30 minutes of the movie.

Synopsis: Set before the events of the first Paranormal Activity movie, the Rey family move into a new home where they experience a series of escalating unexplained events that the family begin to expect might be supernatural in origin.

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Jump Scares: 14 (3 major, 11 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: Unrated

Director: Tod Williams

Runtime: 98 minutes

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

Jump Scare Times

00:24:34 – There is a loud bang as the housekeeper walks around the house.

00:31:29 – There is a loud bang on the window which startles Kristi.

00:33:15 – A pan drops in the kitchen.

00:34:09 – The pan drops once more, causing Kristi to jump in fright.

00:43:03 – The pool cleaning machine jumps out of the water.

00:46:25 – Ali’s boyfriend suddenly knocks on the sliding glass door.

00:50:04 – A shadow passes over Ali and she suddenly jolts awake.

00:50:42 – There is a loud bang on the front door.

01:06:38 – All the kitchen doors suddenly fly open while Kristi is in the kitchen. [Video]

01:14:35 – Kristi is suddenly pushed to the floor and dragged out of the babies room by an unseen force. [Video]

01:23:19 – Kristi lunges at Daniel as he approaches her.

01:24:14 – A pan drops on the kitchen bench.

01:26:26 – As Daniel moves the camera around the room, Kristi suddenly appears up close and attacks him. [Video]

01:31:11 – Katie throws Kristi into the camera.

(Major jump scares in bold)

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in Paranormal Activity 2. [More info]

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