Jump Scares in Rings (2017)

Rings (2017) screenshot
Rings (2017) screenshot
Rings (2017) screenshot
Rings (2017) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 19 jump scares in Rings, which has a jump scare rating of 3.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Cheesy jump scares inserted into non-scary scenes are a frequent occurrence in Rings. Most of these occur in the middle third of the movie from the 30 minute to one hour mark.

Synopsis: A young woman trying to find her missing boyfriend delves into the mystery of a video that supposedly kills viewers 7 days after they watch it.

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Jump Scares: 19 (2 major, 17 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: PG13

Director: F. Javier Gutiérrez

Runtime: 102 minutes

Netflix (US): No

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

Jump Scare Times

00:12:33 – Two of Holt’s friends sneak up on him and scare him as he talks on his webcam to Julia.

00:14:28 – During a nightmare, an arm reaches out and grabs Julia around the mouth.

00:30:39 – The camera suddenly zooms in on Samara’s face before cutting to Skye’s transformed face.

00:31:00 – Julia looks through a keyhole and briefly sees Samara.

00:32:26 – Skye’s head suddenly rolls back in the chair, revealing her grotesque face to Julia.

00:32:35 – Julia runs into Holt as she goes through a door.

00:38:25 – There is a loud bang on a door.

00:39:55 – A bird hits the car windscreen.

00:40:29 – A truck almost runs over Julia.

00:54:26 – The sudden opening of an umbrella may startle some viewers.

00:59:15 – There is a loud bang from behind Julia.

00:59:31 – Samara appears behind Julia.

00:59:57 – Holt grabs Julia and pulls her away.

01:00:13 – A dog starts to bark.

01:14:09 – A snake slithers past Julia.

01:15:24 – There are several loud bangs on a door over the next 20 seconds or so.

01:16:18 – Julia turns the torch on to reveal a young woman running at her while screaming “the child”.

01:27:15 – Samara appears in the reflection of the mirror.

01:31:09 – A closeup of Burke’s grotesque face may be startling to some viewers.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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

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