Jump Scares in Scream 2 (1997)

Scream 2 (1997) screenshot
Scream 2 (1997) screenshot
Scream 2 (1997) screenshot
Scream 2 (1997) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 19 jump scares in Scream 2, which has a jump scare rating of 4.0.

Jump Scare Rating: A large number of jump scares, generally involving the sudden appearance of Ghostface.

Synopsis: Two years after the first series of murders, Sidney Prescott once again comes under attack from a copycat killer.

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Jump Scares: 19 (2 major, 17 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Wes Craven

Runtime: 120 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Comedy, Slasher, High Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

00:03:30 – Ghostface pops up at a window.

00:05:38 – Phil, wearing a Ghostface mask, scares Maureen.

00:08:08 – Phil is suddenly stabbed through the toilet cubicle wall by a man wearing a Ghostface mask.

00:32:05 – Dawnie comes up behind Cici, startling her.

00:34:22 – As Cici answers the ringing phone, Ghostface bursts into the room behind her.

00:39:46 – Sidney runs out of the house and is grabbed by Derek.

01:03:15 – Someone runs into Randy while trying to catch a football.

01:04:56 – Ghostface grabs Randy and drags him into the van.

01:07:19 – Cotton comes into view behind Sidney.

01:19:09 – Ghostface pops up behind Gale.

01:20:09 – Gale sees Ghostface on the other side of a window.

01:26:01 – Ghostface pops up in front of the windscreen when the cop car is stopped at a red light. [Video]

01:29:16 – As Sidney attempts to remove the Ghostface mask from the killer she accidentally bumps the horn.

01:31:43 – Ghostface grabs Hallie around the neck.

01:32:12 – Gale bumps into Cotton.

01:34:55 – One of the stage props drops down behind Sidney.

01:45:44 – Mrs. Loomis jumps through the curtain and grabs Sidney.

01:49:26 – Gale’s hand reaches out of the fog as Sidney checks on Mrs. Loomis. [Video]

01:50:13 – Mickey, who appears to be dead, suddenly leaps to his feet.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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