Jump Scares In Shutter Island (2010)

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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.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Runtime: 138 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 8.1/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 68%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  9 (1 major, 8 minor)

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.

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

Jump Scare Times

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

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

1:05:55 – As Teddy and Chuck go exploring in Ward C, a guard comes around a corner and startles them.

1:07:28 – An inmate jumps out at Teddy and Chuck as they are exploring Ward C. [Video]

1:08:12 – The inmate comes out of of the dark and grabs Teddy.

1:11:08 – An inmate reaches out of his cell and tries to grab Teddy.

1:38:28 – Teddy runs into Dr. Naehring as he is trying to escape without notice.

1:42:24 – An explosion in a previously quiet scene may startle some viewers.

1:55:20 – Sudden gunfire may startle some viewers.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Shutter Island [more info].