Jump Scares in Sunshine (2007)

Sunshine (2007) screenshot
Sunshine (2007) screenshot
Sunshine (2007) screenshot
Sunshine (2007) screenshot

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

Jump Scare Rating: The final third of Sunshine shifts in tone from drama/sci-fi to more of a horror/thriller. This brings about some jump scares however they are quite minor and not overly scary.

Synopsis: Set in the not too distant future, the crew aboard the Icarus II travel to the dying sun in an attempt to revive the star.

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Jump Scares: 6 (6 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Danny Boyle

Runtime: 107 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Sci-Fi, Slasher

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

Jump Scare Times

00:50:06 – As the crew explore the Icarus I, something dislodges from the ship and makes a loud bang.

00:56:26 – Icarus II abruptly disengages from Icarus I.

01:15:33 – Pinbacker suddenly attacks Capa.

01:18:38 – Pinbacker impales Corazon with a scalpel.

01:23:00 – An abrupt cut to Mace crying out as he climbs out of the coolant reservoir may startle some viewers.

01:23:15 – Pinbacker grunts loudly and punches through a glass wall.

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

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