Jump Scares in Shadow People (2013)

Shadow People (2013) screenshot
Shadow People (2013) screenshot
Shadow People (2013) screenshot
Shadow People (2013) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 10 jump scares in Shadow People, which has a jump scare rating of 2.5.

Jump Scare Rating: A few jump scares, but they do not use the common loud sound effects that are more startling than the scares themselves to make the viewer jump. The jump scares are also easy to predict and often back to back.

Synopsis: A radio talk show host is drawn into the strange mystery of shadow people who visit people in their sleep after getting a disturbing call from a young listener.

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Jump Scares: 10 (10 minor)

IMDb: 5.3 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: 28%

Director: Matthew Arnold

Runtime: 89 minutes

Rating: PG13

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Low Budget, Mystery

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

Jump Scare Times

00:04:44 – A shadow person runs towards the camera. (It is visible from a second or so beforehand, but viewers who do not spot it may be be startled when it makes a more clear appearance.)

00:27:50 – A friend of the librarian jumps at her from behind as a joke.

00:30:13 – The librarian opens her eyes to see a shadow person standing behind the shower curtain.

00:32:14 – The librarian looks out to the hallway to see a shadow person standing around a corner.

00:50:02 – Charlie looks at the turned off TV and sees the reflection of a shadow person right next to him.

00:50:15 – Charlie turns around to see if there’s anyone there, but doesn’t see anything. He turns back to the TV, staring at it for a few seconds when a shadow behind him suddenly moves very quickly.

00:56:06 – A shadow person runs across the hallway.

00:56:21 – The camera pans back to the hallway to reveal a man standing right there, and he jumps at the camera.

01:05:12 – The shadow person suddenly opens its mouth and lunges at the camera.

01:21:25 – In a mid-credits scene, Preston’s shadow begins to move on its own. After a few seconds of slow build up of an arm morphing out of the shadow, it suddenly grabs him.

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