Jump Scares In Shaun of the Dead (2004)

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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.

Director: Edgar Wright

Runtime: 99 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 8.0/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 92%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  13 (0 major, 13 minor)

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.

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

Jump Scare Times

8:33 – Nelson startles Shaun as he is looking at the paper.

11:27 – Noel surprises Shaun.

13:17 – Shaun walks into Yvonne.

30:49 – Shaun and Ed turn around and see another zombie in the back yard.

40:09 – Pete’s hand reaches out from behind the shower curtain.

44:09 – Barbara bursts into the lounge startling Shaun.

46:37 – A zombie appears behind Phillip.

53:59 – Shaun looks back at Phillip who has now turned into a zombie.

55:55 – Shaun’s group runs into another group of survivors.

58:16 – Shaun and a zombie break through the fence.

1:11:11 – A zombie puts his hand on David’s shoulder.

1:22:16 – The zombies break the window that David is standing in front of.

1:33:46 – A zombified Ed leans down and attempts to eat Shaun’s arm.

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Shaun of the Dead [more info].