Jump Scares In Suspiria (1977)

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Synopsis: A new arrival at a German ballet school soon suspects something sinister is occurring as various members of the school are killed in gruesome ways.

Director: Dario Argento

Runtime: 98 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 7.5/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 93%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  6 (1 major, 5 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Jump scares are not a major aspect of Suspiria however there are a few effective scares, generally coinciding with character’s death.

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

Jump Scare Times

6:54 – The scene abruptly cuts to a girl running through the woods.

8:55 – The window blows open, startling Pat.

11:43 – An arm smashes through the window and grabs Pat around the neck. [Video]

54:43 – Daniel’s dog suddenly jumps up and bites Daniel on the throat.

1:05:12 – The killer startles Sara.

1:19:11 – A bat flies through the open window.

(Major scares in bold)

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