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
Netflix (US): Yes
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.
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)