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

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) screenshot
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) screenshot
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) screenshot
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 8 jump scares in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.

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.

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

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Jump Scares: 8 (4 major, 4 minor)

IMDb: 6.2 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: 78%

Director: André Øvredal

Runtime: 108 minutes

Rating: PG13

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Book Adaptation, Haunted House / Building

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

Jump Scare Times

00:16:02 – Chuckie grabs Auggie from behind (as a joke).

00:20:02 – As Chuckie hides from the woman in the bedroom, the door suddenly opens (but it is only Auggie behind it).

00:22:11 – A door slams.

00:32:12 – As Tommy turns around, he comes face to face with the scarecrow.

00:46:28 – Auggie is suddenly pulled under the bed.

01:23:16 – The police chief is suddenly thrown against the cell.

01:25:14 – As Ramon drives away, The Jangly man suddenly lands on the windscreen.

01:31:08 – A man suddenly looks under the bed where Stella is hiding.

(Major jump scares in bold)

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. [More info]

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