See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 13 jump scares in Shaun of the Dead, which has a jump scare rating of 2.5.
Jump Scare Rating: Shaun of the Dead falls closer to the comedy end of the horror comedy spectrum and although there are some minor jump scares none of them are particularly scary.
Synopsis: Shaun, a 29 year old electronics salesman with no direction in his life, must team up with his best friend Ed and ex-girlfriend Liz to fend off an outbreak of zombies.
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Jump Scares: 13 (13 minor)
Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes
Director: Edgar Wright
Runtime: 99 minutes
Jump Scare Times
00:08:33 – Nelson startles Shaun as he is looking at the paper.
00:11:27 – Noel surprises Shaun.
00:13:17 – Shaun walks into Yvonne.
00:30:49 – Shaun and Ed turn around and see another zombie in the back yard.
00:40:09 – Pete’s hand reaches out from behind the shower curtain.
00:44:09 – Barbara bursts into the lounge startling Shaun.
00:46:37 – A zombie appears behind Phillip.
00:53:59 – Shaun looks back at Phillip who has now turned into a zombie.
00:55:55 – Shaun’s group runs into another group of survivors.
00:58:16 – Shaun and a zombie break through the fence.
01:11:11 – A zombie puts his hand on David’s shoulder.
01:22:16 – The zombies break the window that David is standing in front of.
01:33:46 – A zombified Ed leans down and attempts to eat Shaun’s arm.
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