Jump Scares In The Abandoned (2015)

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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

IMDb: 5.0/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 50%

Netflix (US): No

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.

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

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.

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