Jump Scares in Species (1995)

Species (1995) screenshot
Species (1995) screenshot
Species (1995) screenshot
Species (1995) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 7 jump scares in Species, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.

Jump Scare Rating: Some jump scares but an absence of build-up tension means they lack any real punch.

Synopsis: A team of scientists attempt to track down an alien-human hybrid before she can successfully mate with a human.

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Jump Scares: 7 (2 major, 5 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Roger Donaldson

Runtime: 108 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Extraterrestrial Life, Sci-Fi

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

Jump Scare Times

00:06:14 – The young girl suddenly breaks out of her dome.

00:18:22 – The creature grabs the train conductor.

00:39:21 – An alien hand pierces the cubicle and impales the girl on the toilet.

00:58:44 – A squirrel jumps out of a tree and latches onto Laura.

01:08:57 – A homeless man jumps out of a dumpster startling Dan. A couple of seconds later Dan turns around and finds himself face to face with Sil. [Video]

01:28:46 – Preston startles the rest of the group in the sewers.

01:31:52 – The creature jumps out of the water and grabs Fitch. [Video]

(Major jump scares in bold)

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in Species. [More info]

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