See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 13 jump scares in The Bye Bye Man, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.
Jump Scare Rating: Poor acting and a general lack of atmosphere undermine the few potentially scary moments in The Bye Bye Man.
Synopsis: Three friends inadvertently release a mysterious entity that is responsible for some of the most unspeakable acts of evil committed by man throughout history.
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Jump Scares: 13 (3 major, 10 minor)
Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes
Director: Stacy Title
Runtime: 100 minutes
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scare Times
00:11:33 – A door slams.
00:14:19 – A load noise as Elliot enters the room through a beaded curtain may startle some viewers.
00:26:19 – After Elliot says “The Bye Bye Man” there is a high pitched screaming noise and the candle blows out.
00:39:03 – Accompanied by a loud sound effect, Elliot sees a dog walking across a doorway.
00:42:31 – The coat hanging on the wall suddenly morphs into the Bye Bye Man who walks towards Elliot.
00:47:39 – The lecturer slams his book on John’s desk.
00:52:39 – During a tense scene (where the Bye Bye Man sits closer and closer to Elliot), the librarian suddenly appears in front of Elliot and starts yelling at him.
00:54:16 – The Bye Bye Man suddenly appears in the reflection of the shop window.
01:01:38 – Sasha looks at the detective’s face and her eyes and mouth are covered in blood.
01:11:41 – Mrs Redmon yells out “leave”.
01:19:10 – Elliot turns around and the librarian is standing directly in front of his car.
01:23:24 – John turns around and sees a bloodied Kim standing in front of him.
01:26:07 – A young girl sees her parents is bed with blood coming out of their eyes and mouth.
(Major jump scares in bold)
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