Jump Scares In Scream 4 (2011)

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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.

Director: Wes Craven

Runtime: 111 minuntes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 6.2/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 59%

Netflix (US): Yes

Jump Scares:  18 (2 major, 16 minor)

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.

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

3:36 – Ghostface suddenly appears and attacks Trudie.

9:12 – A dead body is thrown through a window, several seconds later Ghostface appears.

9:45 – Ghostface opens the door that Jenny is hiding behind.

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

28:48 – Trevor surprises Jill.

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

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

44:38 – A car alarm turns on.

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

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

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

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

1:04:44 – Perkins scares Hoss as a joke.

1:05:57 – Kate appears at the window startling Sidney.

1:15:37 – Robbie walks into a hanging pot plant.

1:20:48 – Ghostface appears in front of Sidney.

1:21:19 – Sidney backs into Kirby.

1:26:05 – Charlie grabs Sidney.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Scream 4 [more info].