Jump Scares In The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)

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Synopsis: Scientists testing an experimental energy machine in a spaceship orbiting earth inadvertently open up an alternate dimension.

Director: Julius Onah

Runtime: 102 minutes

MPAA Rating: Unrated

IMDb: 5.5/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 18%

Netflix (US): Yes

Tags: Sci-Fi, Extraterrestrial

Jump Scares:  8 (1 major, 7 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Most of the jump scares occur in a 20 minute segment that starts around 25 minutes into the movie.

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

Jump Scare Times

As The Cloverfield Paradox is a Netflix exclusive the Netflix “reverse” time-stamps are included in brackets.

25:48 (1:16:38) – A strange shrieking noise resounds through the spaceship.

27:11 (1:15:15) – Tam puts her head up to the wall, after several seconds silence we hear the shrieking noise again accompanied by a thud from the other side of the wall.

27:55 (1:14:31) – A section of wall is removed to reveal a screaming woman who appears to be fused to the wiring of the space ship.

33:06 (1:09:20) – The Foosball figures start to spin rapidly by themselves.

34:51 (1:07:35) – Accompanied by a sound effect, Volkov’s eye moves while he is looking in the mirror.

38:09 (1:04:17) – Worms suddenly burst out of Volkov’s mouth.

46:13 (56:13) – The wall panel suddenly traps Mundy’s arm.

1:36:15 (6:11) – A monster bursts through the clouds.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in The Cloverfield Paradox [more info].