Jump Scares in The Abandoned (2015)

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See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 21 jump scares in The Abandoned, which has a jump scare rating of 3.5.

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.

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.

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Jump Scares: 21 (21 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: Unrated

Director: Eytan Rockaway

Runtime: 87 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Haunted House / Building, Low Budget

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

Jump Scare Times

00:01:36 – A homeless man bangs on the door of the taxi.

00:17:39 – Julia stares at her reflection in the window and it abruptly changes to another image of her looking distressed.

00:19:09 – Julia sees a dead rat.

00:25:05 – There is a metallic bang from the other side of a door.

00:26:05 – There is a loud noise and visual disturbance from the camera feed that Julia and Dennis are watching.

00:32:07 – The door unlocks and opens as Julia is walking away.

00:35:07 – A dog barking may startle some viewers.

00:35:44 – Julia walks into a bucket.

00:39:07 – Julia shines her torch on a girl sitting hunched over on a bed.

00:40:45 – Julia stands on a baby doll causing it to make a laughing noise.

00:44:38 – A figure moves quickly past a window.

00:44:50 – Julia shines the torch on a disfigured person.

00:45:10 – A distressed Julia suddenly appears out of the darkness.

00:48:14 – A shadowy figure passes behind Jim.

00:48:54 – A silhouette can be seen standing right behind Jim.

00:59:45 – Children can be seen on the security footage peeking at Dennis from behind some pillars.

01:02:09 – There is a loud noise and Dennis’s wheelchair begins to shake.

01:04:54 – The girl hovering on the ceiling turns her head.

01:05:36 – There is a loud noise from behind Dennis.

01:06:55 – There is a scream and Dennis is pushed off his wheelchair.

01:08:23 – Julia shines the torch on Jim’s bloodied face.

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