See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 11 jump scares in The Boy, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.
Jump Scare Rating: Some jump scares throughout although they are not as prominent as many modern horror movies, instead The Boy is more of a slow-burn relying on a dark, creepy atmosphere.
Synopsis: A young American woman, Greta, takes a job in the English countryside caring for a boy, Brahms, who turns out to be a life sized porcelain doll.
Director: William Brent Bell
Runtime: 97 minutes
Jump Scare Times
00:06:05 – Greta is surprised by Malcolm.
00:25:52 – Greta is pulled into the family portrait before waking from a nightmare.
00:36:03 – The attic door suddenly closes trapping Greta inside.
00:38:05 – Greta sees a figure causing her to scream and fall down.
00:40:35 – The attic stairs pull up as Greta and Malcolm are talking.
00:45:56 – During another nightmare, Brahms’ head suddenly snaps back after Greta moves it.
01:19:58 – A mirror shatters beside Cole.
01:21:34 – As Greta and Malcolm try to escape they run into Brahms.
01:22:18 – Greta goes to open a door and Brahms is standing behind it.
01:24:47 – Greta sees something move while looking through a gap.
01:24:55 – Brahms breaks through a wall behind Greta and Malcolm.
(Major jump scares in bold)
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