Jump Scares in The Bay (2012)

The Bay (2012) screenshot
The Bay (2012) screenshot
The Bay (2012) screenshot
The Bay (2012) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 8 jump scares in The Bay, which has a jump scare rating of 2.5.

Jump Scare Rating: The narrated documentary style and frequent perspective changes limit the amount of tension The Bay can generate resulting in a movie that isn’t overly scary.

Synopsis: A town neighboring Chesapeake Bay is overrun by a flesh-eating waterborne parasite that has mutated as a result of toxic chemical dumping.

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Jump Scares: 8 (1 major, 7 minor)

IMDb: 5.6 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: 77%

Director: Barry Levinson

Runtime: 84 minutes

Rating: R

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Body Horror, Found Footage

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

Jump Scare Times

00:29:12 – An isopod crawls out of a fish.

00:32:30 – A swimmer is pulled under water.

00:55:35 – Accompanied by a high pitched screeching noise, the diver is attacked by an isopod.

00:57:37 – Donna screams as some blood falls on her.

01:01:29 – An apparently dead man’s eyeball suddenly moves.

01:09:02 – A loud gunshot may startle some viewers (this is followed by a second gunshot a few seconds later).

01:13:13 – A car crashes into the mayor’s vehicle.

01:16:51 – Stephanie is about to start the cop car when a diseased person jumps up from the back seat and grabs her. [Video]

(Major jump scares in bold)

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in The Bay. [More info]

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