Jump Scares in Sleepaway Camp (1983)

Sleepaway Camp (1983) screenshot
Sleepaway Camp (1983) screenshot
Sleepaway Camp (1983) screenshot
Sleepaway Camp (1983) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 6 jump scares in Sleepaway Camp, which has a jump scare rating of 1.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Sleepaway Camp is not a particularly frightening movie by modern horror standards, mainly due to the campy nature of the movie. There are a handful of jump scares although they are quite tame and unlikely to startle many viewers.

Synopsis: A traumatized young girl is sent to a summer camp where both staff and campers are mysteriously killed off.

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Jump Scares: 6 (6 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Robert Hiltzik

Runtime: 85 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Loner / Misfit, Slasher

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

Jump Scare Times

00:34:24 – A figure pops up from underneath the water in front of Kenny.

01:03:53 – Meg is stabbed through the shower wall while taking a shower.

01:10:18 – A body falls through the shower curtain and lands in front of Mel.

01:12:25 – Judy screams and we see the silhouette of her raised hands.

01:15:43 – An arrow pierces Mel in the neck.

01:20:24 – There is an abrupt cut from the flashback back to Angela who jumps up and hisses at the group.

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