Jump Scares in Scream (1996)

Scream (1996) screenshot
Scream (1996) screenshot
Scream (1996) screenshot
Scream (1996) screenshot

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

Jump Scare Rating: Numerous minor jump scares throughout, particularly in the last 45 minutes of the movie.

Synopsis: The small town of Woodsboro is terrorized by a serial killer who taunts his victims by testing their knowledge of horror movies.

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Jump Scares: 19 (1 major, 18 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Wes Craven

Runtime: 111 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Comedy, Slasher

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

Jump Scare Times

00:08:53 – A chair is thrown through the window.

00:10:20 – Casey looks in the window as a masked man turns around.

00:13:22 – Sidney peers out of the window as Billy pops up.

00:28:36 – A masked man comes out of the door behind Sidney.

00:29:48 – Billy climbs through the window.

00:30:31 – Sidney opens front door to Deputy Dewey holding the killer’s mask. [Video]

00:53:04 – Principal Himbry closes the door revealing the masked man standing behind it.

01:02:10 – Gale turns around and almost runs into Deputy Dewey.

01:05:04 – Some tools fall down.

01:07:55 – Billy suddenly appears.

01:21:52 – The masked man grabs Sidney’s arm.

01:26:04 – Randy pops up beside Gale’s window.

01:26:37 – Kenny’s dead body slides off the roof onto the windscreen.

01:28:31 – The masked man pops up from the back-seat behind Sidney.

01:30:20 – Billy opens the door and Randy bursts in.

01:41:09 – Randy grabs Sidney while she is kneeling on the floor.

01:41:17 – Billy punches Randy.

01:42:32 – A dead looking Billy reaches out his hand suddenly.

01:42:40 – Sidney’s father falls out of the closet.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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

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