Jump Scares In Saw (2004)

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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.

Director: James Wan

Runtime: 103 minutes

MPAA Rating: Unrated (Directors Cut)

IMDb: 7.7/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 48%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  5 (1 major, 4 minor)

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.

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

Jump Scare Times

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

1:00:25 – A masked man lunges at Dr. Gordon while he is on phone.

1:09:48 – A toy begins making laughing noises behind Adam.

1:10:43 – Adam’s camera flashes to reveal a masked man hiding in a cupboard. [Video]

1:27:07 – Dr. Gordon is electrocuted while he is sobbing on the floor.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Saw [more info].