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.
Director: Ridley Scott
Runtime: 124 minutes
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.
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