Jump Scares in Shutter Island (2010)

Shutter Island (2010) screenshot
Shutter Island (2010) screenshot
Shutter Island (2010) screenshot
Shutter Island (2010) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 9 jump scares in Shutter Island, which has a jump scare rating of 2.0.

Jump Scare Rating: Some tense and disturbing scenes that some may find upsetting, mainly during Teddy’s dreams and his visit to Ward C. Only one significant jump scare and that occurs at the 66 minute mark.

Synopsis: Federal marshal Teddy Daniels and his new partner Chuck Aule visit Ashecliffe Hospital, an insane asylum on Shutter Island, to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a dangerous patient named Rachel Solando.

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Jump Scares: 9 (1 major, 8 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Martin Scorsese

Runtime: 138 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Mystery

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

Jump Scare Times

00:47:59 – The doors to the cemetery vault that Teddy and Chuck are in burst open.

00:58:32 – Teddy has several disturbing dreams, during one of them, a girl who appears to be dead, suddenly opens her eyes.

01:05:55 – As Teddy and Chuck go exploring in Ward C, a guard comes around a corner and startles them.

01:07:28 – An inmate jumps out at Teddy and Chuck as they are exploring Ward C. [Video]

01:08:12 – The inmate comes out of of the dark and grabs Teddy.

01:11:08 – An inmate reaches out of his cell and tries to grab Teddy.

01:38:28 – Teddy runs into Dr. Naehring as he is trying to escape without notice.

01:42:24 – An explosion in a previously quiet scene may startle some viewers.

01:55:20 – Sudden gunfire may startle some viewers.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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