Jump Scares in Scream 4 (2011)

Scream 4 (2011) screenshot
Scream 4 (2011) screenshot
Scream 4 (2011) screenshot
Scream 4 (2011) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 18 jump scares in Scream 4, which has a jump scare rating of 3.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Like previous entries in the franchise, Scream 4 is loaded with false-alarm jump scares. The car-park scene at around 45 minutes is arguably the scariest part of the film and contains the most effective jump scares.

Synopsis: On the fifteenth anniversary of the original Woodsboro murders, Sidney returns to her home town as a new serial killer begins to terrorize residents.

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Jump Scares: 18 (2 major, 16 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Wes Craven

Runtime: 111 minutes

Netflix (US): Yes

Tags: Comedy, Slasher

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

Jump Scare Times

00:03:36 – Ghostface suddenly appears and attacks Trudie.

00:09:12 – A dead body is thrown through a window, several seconds later Ghostface appears.

00:09:45 – Ghostface opens the door that Jenny is hiding behind.

00:14:41 – A van speeds past, narrowly missing Kirby’s car.

00:28:48 – Trevor surprises Jill.

00:35:02 – Olivia’s closet door bursts open.

00:37:27 – A sound effect plays moments before Ghostface lunges at Jill.

00:44:38 – A car alarm turns on.

00:45:13 – Rebecca’s phone rings during a tense scene.

00:45:38 – Ghostface jumps on the bonnet of Rebecca’s car. [Video]

00:46:38 – The car alarm turns on once again. [Video]

00:59:50 – There is a sudden cut to a window breaking (inside the Stab movie being screened at the party).

01:04:44 – Perkins scares Hoss as a joke.

01:05:57 – Kate appears at the window startling Sidney.

01:15:37 – Robbie walks into a hanging pot plant.

01:20:48 – Ghostface appears in front of Sidney.

01:21:19 – Sidney backs into Kirby.

01:26:05 – Charlie grabs Sidney.

(Major jump scares in bold)

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in Scream 4. [More info]

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