Jump Scares in The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

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Synopsis: A father and son coroner team attempt to determine the cause of death of a mysterious “Jane Doe”.

Director: André Øvredal

Runtime: 99 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 6.8/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 86%

Netflix (US): Yes

Jump Scares:  12 (2 major, 10 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: The Autopsy of Jane Doe sustains tension throughout and although some of the jump scares are quite effective, none are particularly creative or memorable.

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

Jump Scare Times

1:53 – The sudden click and flash of a camera during a quiet scene may startle some viewers.

5:17 – There is an abrupt scene change to the autopsy room where loud music is playing.

10:55 – A girl jumps on Austin from behind (as a joke).

14:45 – Tommy rings the bell on the corpse’s foot to scare Emma.

34:42 – Something moves inside the ventilation duct causing Austin to fall backwards.

49:37 – Austin looks underneath the door and sees a foot come into view.

49:44 – There is a loud bang on the door.

51:21 – Something pulls Tommy away and the door slams shut.

55:10 – Austin looks through the hole in the door and sees a decomposed face with eyes and mouth stitched shut.

1:05:31 – Tommy looks around and sees a face come out of the fog at him.

1:13:05 – There is another loud bang on the door.

1:18:12 – Austin turns around and Tommy is standing directly behind him.

(Major scares in bold)

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