Jump Scares In The Bye Bye Man (2017)

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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.

Director: Stacy Title

Runtime: 100 minutes

MPAA Rating: Unrated

IMDb: 4.3/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 23%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  13 (3 major, 10 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Poor acting and a general lack of atmosphere undermine the few potentially scary moments in The Bye Bye Man.

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

Jump Scare Times

13:55 – A door slams.

14:19 – A load noise as Elliot enters the room through a beaded curtain may startle some viewers.

26:19 – After Elliot says “The Bye Bye Man” there is a high pitched screaming noise and the candle blows out.

39:03 – Accompanied by a loud sound effect, Elliot sees a dog walking across a doorway.

42:31 – The coat hanging on the wall suddenly morphs into the Bye Bye Man who walks towards Elliot.

47:39 – The lecturer slams his book on John’s desk.

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.

54:16 – The Bye Bye Man suddenly appears in the reflection of the shop window.

1:01:38 – Sasha looks at the detective’s face and her eyes and mouth are covered in blood.

1:11:41 – Mrs Redmon yells out “leave”.

1:19:10 – Elliot turns around and the librarian is standing directly in front of his car.

1:23:24 – John turns around and sees a bloodied Kim standing in front of him.

1:26:07 – A young girl sees her parents is bed with blood coming out of their eyes and mouth.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in The Bye Bye Man [more info].