Jump Scares in Prometheus (2012)

Prometheus (2012) screenshot
Prometheus (2012) screenshot
Prometheus (2012) screenshot
Prometheus (2012) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 7 jump scares in Prometheus, which has a jump scare rating of 1.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Prometheus has a handful of “half jumps” but nothing that is overly scary or startling.

Synopsis: A group of explorers travel to a distant planet in search of the origin of life on earth however soon after landing things go wrong when they discover they are not alone.

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Jump Scares: 7 (7 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Ridley Scott

Runtime: 124 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Extraterrestrial Life, Sci-Fi

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

Jump Scare Times

00:48:27 – The Engineer’s head explodes.

00:54:57 – Accompanied by a sound effect, something falls off one of the dead creatures that Filfield and Milburn are examining.

00:59:49 – Meredith is startled by Janek playing a note on his accordion.

01:03:22 – The snake-like creature latches onto Milburn’s hand.

01:10:24 – One of the snake-like creatures shoots out of Milburn’s mouth.

01:20:57 – Dr. Shaw suddenly jumps off the operating table.

01:50:14 – One of the giant alien’s arms appears in front of the door that Dr. Shaw is looking through.

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

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