Jump Scares in The Cabin In The Woods (2012)

The Cabin In The Woods (2012) screenshot
The Cabin In The Woods (2012) screenshot
The Cabin In The Woods (2012) screenshot
The Cabin In The Woods (2012) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 13 jump scares in The Cabin In The Woods, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.

Jump Scare Rating: The sudden appearance of the title card on screen at the beginning of the movie is probably the most startling moment. There are further jump scares throughout the movie however most are quite predictable and not overly scary or startling.

Synopsis: Five college friends take a holiday at an isolated cabin in the woods where they unwittingly summon a family of homicidal zombies.

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Jump Scares: 13 (2 major, 11 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Drew Goddard

Runtime: 95 minutes

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

Jump Scare Times

00:02:47 – The title card appears abruptly on the screen accompanied by a scream. [Video].

00:10:31 – The gas station attendant suddenly appears in front of Holden.

00:15:37 – Holden removes a painting from the wall to reveal a window with Dana standing behind it.

00:27:13 – The cellar door opens by itself.

00:41:57 – Jules is stabbed in the hand while having sex.

00:46:33 – An agitated Curt suddenly appears beside Marty.

00:48:36 – Something punches through the cabin wall.

00:49:59 – A zombie breaks through the window and grabs Marty.

00:51:29 – A zombie hand comes through the window in Dana’s room.

00:53:09 – Holden is stabbed in the back by a zombie.

01:01:15 – Holden is stabbed in the neck while driving.

01:03:30 – The father zombie bangs his chain down in front of Dana.

01:09:49 – Dana puts her face up to a window and a werewolf lunges at the glass from the other side. [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 Cabin In The Woods. [More info]

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