Jump Scares in The Cell (2000)

The Cell (2000) screenshot
The Cell (2000) screenshot
The Cell (2000) screenshot
The Cell (2000) screenshot
The Cell (2000) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 6 jump scares in The Cell, which has a jump scare rating of 3.5.

Jump Scare Rating: SIngh uses architecture, landscapes, dungeons and everyday places to illustrate the tortured mind of a serial killer. Around every turn is an unexpected, fun and oftentimes haunting jump scare.

Synopsis: A child psychologist specializing in “virtual reality treatments” teams up with an FBI agent to enter the mind of a deranged serial killer who enjoys suspending himself, by the use of cables and hooks through his back and watching his victims in a large glass cell slowly being filled with water. It’s a race against time in a sick and twisted mind before the next victim’s time run out.

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Jump Scares: 6 (1 major, 5 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Tarsem Singh

Runtime: 107 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Fantasy, Loner / Misfit, Survival

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

Jump Scare Times

The jump scare timings listed below are based on a theatrical viewing and are approximate only.

00:04:16 – As Catherine attempts to soothe Edward, his face suddenly distorts into a grotesque monster.

00:09:56 – While admiring his latest drowning victim, the body suddenly flinches.

00:15:21 – A deformed Edward jumps through a hole in a tree, startling Catherine awake form her dream.

00:44:06 – Glass partitions drop from the ceiling cutting a horse into 12 living cross-sections.

00:47:53 – Stargher’s alter ego descend the staircase and demands to know where Catherine comes from…

01:07:03 – Catherine begs Carl to tell her the location of Julia when his alter ego attacks her.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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