Synopsis: A young woman begins a new job as a security guard at an old abandoned apartment complex where strange occurrences strain her already fragile grip on reality.
Director: Eytan Rockaway
Runtime: 87 minutes
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Netflix (US): Yes
Jump Scares: 21 (0 major, 21 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: The frequent jump scares in The Abandoned (also known as The Confines) are fairly run-of-the-mill however they are often accompanied by a sharp audio cue in an attempt to enhance their effectiveness.
Jump Scare Times
1:36 – A homeless man bangs on the door of the taxi.
17:39 – Julia stares at her reflection in the window and it abruptly changes to another image of her looking distressed.
19:09 – Julia sees a dead rat.
25:05 – There is a metallic bang from the other side of a door.
26:05 – There is a loud noise and visual disturbance from the camera feed that Julia and Dennis are watching.
32:07 – The door unlocks and opens as Julia is walking away.
35:07 – A dog barking may startle some viewers.
35:44 – Julia walks into a bucket.
39:07 – Julia shines her torch on a girl sitting hunched over on a bed.
40:45 – Julia stands on a baby doll causing it to make a laughing noise.
44:38 – A figure moves quickly past a window.
44:50 – Julia shines the torch on a disfigured person.
45:10 – A distressed Julia suddenly appears out of the darkness.
48:14 – A shadowy figure passes behind Jim.
48:54 – A silhouette can be seen standing right behind Jim.
59:45 – Children can be seen on the security footage peeking at Dennis from behind some pillars.
1:02:09 – There is a loud noise and Dennis’s wheelchair begins to shake.
1:04:54 – The girl hovering on the ceiling turns her head.
1:05:36 – There is a loud noise from behind Dennis.
1:06:55 – There is a scream and Dennis is pushed off his wheelchair.
1:08:23 – Julia shines the torch on Jim’s bloodied face.