See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 5 jump scares in Ring, which has a jump scare rating of 2.0.
Jump Scare Rating: Like most Japanese horror movies, there is a lack of “obvious” jump scares in Ring (Ringu), instead the film relies on an unsettling atmosphere and eerie imagery to scare its audience.
Synopsis: Following the death of her niece after watching a mysterious videotape, TV reporter Reiko Asakawa and her ex-husband Ryuji investigate the origins of the tape.
Director: Hideo Nakata
Runtime: 96 minutes
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scare Times
00:20:43 – The image of a dead girl hiding in a wardrobe with a terrified expression may startle some viewers.
00:48:40 – Reiko has a vision of her son lying in his bed beside her. Suddenly an image of a man with a towel over his head is superimposed over her son’s bed.
01:20:53 – A hand appears from under the water that grabs Reiko’s wrist.
01:28:06 – A close-up of one of Sadako’s eyes suddenly appears on screen. [Video]
01:30:59 – Reiko sees the man with the towel over his head in the television reflection.
(Major jump scares in bold)
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