Jump Scares in Psycho (1960)

Psycho (1960) screenshot
Psycho (1960) screenshot
Psycho (1960) screenshot
Psycho (1960) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 2 jump scares in Psycho, which has a jump scare rating of 0.5.

Jump Scare Rating: A couple of minor jump scares towards the end on the movie.

Synopsis: After stealing $40,000 from her employer, Marion Crane stays the night at an isolated motel run by Norman Bates, a quiet young man seemingly under the control of his overbearing mother.

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Jump Scares: 2 (2 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Runtime: 109 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Black & White, Mystery, Low Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

01:17:24 – As Arbogast reaches the top of the stairs, a figure comes out of the bedroom and stabs him.

01:41:18 – Lila turns around the figure sitting on the chair and it is revealed to be the corpse of Norman’s mother, a few seconds later Norman rushes in wearing his mother’s clothes and a wig.

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