Jump Scares In Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

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Synopsis: On Halloween, 1968, a group of friends find a notebook full of scary stories that soon begin to effect them in real life.

Director: André Øvredal

Runtime: 108 minutes

MPAA Rating: PG-13

IMDb: 6.2/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 78%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Book Adaptation, Haunted House / Building

Jump Scares:  8 (4 major, 4 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is aimed at a younger audience, nevertheless there are a few significant jump scares that may be quite startling for some viewers.

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

Jump Scare Times

16:02 – Chuckie grabs Auggie from behind (as a joke).

20:02 – As Chuckie hides from the woman in the bedroom, the door suddenly opens (but it is only Auggie behind it).

22:11 – A door slams.

32:12 – As Tommy turns around, he comes face to face with the scarecrow.

46:28 – Auggie is suddenly pulled under the bed.

1:23:16 – The police chief is suddenly thrown against the cell.

1:25:14 – As Ramon drives away, The Jangly man suddenly lands on the windscreen.

1:31:08 – A man suddenly looks under the bed where Stella is hiding.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark [more info].