See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 4 jump scares in The Devil’s Backbone, which has a jump scare rating of 1.5.
Jump Scare Rating: Relies more on atmosphere than jump scares. A scene just before the 59 minute mark contains the only significant jump scare in the film.
Synopsis: 12 year old Carlos arrives at a Spanish orphanage during the civil war where he discovers a ghost boy named Santi.
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Runtime: 108 minutes
Jump Scare Times
00:23:47 – Some scissors fall from a shelf while Carlos is filling his water jug.
00:29:27 – The ghost boy appears behind Carlos and touches him on the shoulder before disappearing.
00:43:04 – Carlos is surprised by his friends pulling the curtain beside his bed across while he is sleeping.
00:58:53 – Carlos looks out of a keyhole and an eye suddenly appears. [Video]
(Major jump scares in bold)
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