Jump Scares In Secret Window (2004)

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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

IMDb: 6.6/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 46%

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.

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

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.

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Secret Window [more info].