Jump Scares In The Exorcist (1973)

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Synopsis: A young girl, Regan, begins to act strangely after playing with a Ouija board leading her actress mother, Chris, to suspect she has been possessed by a demon.

Director: William Friedkin

Runtime: 122 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 8.0/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 87%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  10 (0 major, 10 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: An undeniably unsettling movie however it is largely free of significant jump scares.

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

Jump Scare Times

11:00 – Loud rattling noises coming from the ceiling can be heard periodically over the next 30-40 seconds.

28:48 – More rattling noises come from the ceiling.

30:52 – Karl startles Chris while she is in the attic.

32:52 – Regan sees a demon appear for a brief moment.

47:12 – The scene abruptly cuts to Regan screaming.

1:00:48 – Regan spider-walks down the stairs with blood coming from her mouth.

1:25:46 – The possessed Regan vomits green liquid over Father Karras.

1:41:11 – There is a loud moan from the upstairs bedroom.

1:51:51 – Regan sits up in bed and attacks Father Karras from behind.

1:52:09 – The house begins to shake violently.

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