Jump Scares in Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)

Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986) screenshot
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986) screenshot
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986) screenshot
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 6 jump scares in Poltergeist II: The Other Side, which has a jump scare rating of 2.0.

Jump Scare Rating: The tone of Poltergeist II matches the original in a lot of ways, so those who have seen the first film will know what to expect. Only a handful of jump scares.

Synopsis: Following the events of Poltergeist, the Freeling family move in with Diane’s mother, but find out their troubles are not yet over when the ghastly Reverend Kane goes after Carol Anne.

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Jump Scares: 6 (1 major, 5 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: PG13

Director: Brian Gibson

Runtime: 91 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Creepy Children, Supernatural

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

Jump Scare Times

00:07:20 – Taylor shines the flashlight on a corpse with a screaming sound cue.

00:47:48 – Robbie moves away from the mirror to reveal several corpses watching them on the other side.

00:50:42 – Steve sits down on an armchair, and is flung forward with a sudden burst of lightning.

01:11:44 – There is a sudden screech that startles Diane and Steven, and the monster stomps its foot down as they turn around.

01:14:00 – Diane opens the closet and several corpses jump out at her.

01:19:41 – A light suddenly and loudly turns on behind Diane and Steven.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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