Synopsis: Author Mort Rainey moves to a remote cabin in upstate New York to work on his writing and recuperate after a messy divorce. Soon after arriving, he is confronted by a strange man who claims Mort has plagiarized his manuscript for one of his books called Secret Window.
Director: David Koepp
Runtime: 96 minutes
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 10 (0 major, 10 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Several jumps and abrupt flash backs however none are particularly startling and those who dislike jump scares should be able to get through Secret Window without much difficulty.
Jump Scare Times
24:57 – Mort removes a sheet to reveal his dead dog.
31:51 – Mort taps on the glass of a car and the man inside moves suddenly.
34:10 – A figure moves in the reflection of the window.
35:44 – There is a loud noise behind Mort as he goes to open a door.
37:08 – The medicine cabinet falls down.
38:15 – Shooter begins talking from behind Mort.
49:39 – A bus roars past behind where Mort and Ted are arguing.
53:18 – There is an abrupt flashback to Ted yelling at Mort.
1:02:19 – Mort sees a dead body which is accompanied by some loud noises.
1:06:40 – The dead body in the back seat slumps over.