Jump Scares in Saw (2004)

Saw (2004) screenshot
Saw (2004) screenshot
Saw (2004) screenshot
Saw (2004) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 5 jump scares in Saw, which has a jump scare rating of 2.0.

Jump Scare Rating: The scares here are generated from the terrifying nature of the traps rather than jump scares. The only significant scare occurs inside Adam’s house just after the 70 minute mark.

Synopsis: Two men wake up chained in an unknown location, between them lies a dead body holding a cassette player. The two men soon realise they are trapped in a deadly game masterminded by a serial killer known as Jigsaw.

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Jump Scares: 5 (1 major, 4 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: Unrated

Director: James Wan

Runtime: 103 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Gory, Low Budget

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

Jump Scare Times

00:18:13 – The scene abruptly cuts to a man struggling in a cage trap.

01:00:25 – A masked man lunges at Dr. Gordon while he is on phone.

01:09:48 – A toy begins making laughing noises behind Adam.

01:10:43 – Adam’s camera flashes to reveal a masked man hiding in a cupboard. [Video]

01:27:07 – Dr. Gordon is electrocuted while he is sobbing on the floor.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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

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