See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 14 jump scares in Phantasm, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.
Jump Scare Rating: For a classic, Phantasm surprisingly relies heavily on the use of jump scares. Many of them are much weaker than in modern movies, but in the finale there are 1 or 2 effective moments.
Synopsis: After a boy makes a strange observation at a funeral, he seems to be followed by a Tall Man.
Director: Don Coscarelli
Runtime: 89 minutes
Jump Scare Times
00:06:31 – The man is suddenly grabbed by the Tall Man.
00:13:54 – As Mike rides his motorcycle the camera pans to the Tall Man. There follows a bang and Mike falls off the bike.
00:25:27 – Mike’s having a nightmare. His bed is suddenly in a graveyard where the Tall Man is buried. Suddenly zombies burst out of the ground and grab his arms.
00:34:00 – A door slams shut.
00:38:16 – As Mike runs towards the Tall Man something scratches across the soundtrack and the Tall Man runs towards Mike.
00:41:55 – Mike opens the box from which suddenly a creature with wings jumps and screams.
00:47:09 – Jodie is suddenly jumped from behind.
00:53:09 – As Reggie creeps through the hall his wife suddenly comes out of a dark corner and screams at him.
00:57:19 – Over Jodie suddenly hands come out of the wall.
01:04:35 – Mike opens the front door and the Tall Man suddenly appears before him.
01:19:36 – Mike pulls back the curtain and sees the Tall Man standing outside the window.
01:20:37 – Behind Mike, the door flies open and the Tall Man is in the doorway.
01:22:28 – The Tall Man suddenly storms out of the bushes.
01:26:24 – After the Tall Man says “Boy” Mike is pulled into the mirror.
(Major jump scares in bold)
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