Jump Scares in The Awakening (2011)

The Awakening (2011) screenshot
The Awakening (2011) screenshot
The Awakening (2011) screenshot
The Awakening (2011) screenshot
The Awakening (2011) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 6 jump scares in The Awakening, which has a jump scare rating of 3.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Only a handful of jump scares, though some are quite jarring with good build up. Two that come out of nowhere near the end of the film are the most effective.

Synopsis: A professional skeptic in spectral encounters is brought to a boarding school to investigate suspicious sightings.

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Jump Scares: 6 (2 major, 4 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Nick Murphy

Runtime: 102 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Haunted House / Building, Historical

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

Jump Scare Times

The jump scare timings listed below are based on a theatrical viewing and are approximate only.

00:25:00 – A sudden loud noise as the scene changes to a classroom setting.

00:35:31 – A reflection in the window suddenly moves, accompanied by a sound effect.

00:47:44 – A hand grabs Florence as she reaches into the lake.

00:54:17 – A distorted child’s face comes into view through the peep hole.

01:16:42 – A face comes out of the pillow beside Florence.

01:20:45 – A child ghost jumps out at the groundskeeper as he hovers over the unconscious Florence.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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