Jump Scares in The Exorcist III (1990)

The Exorcist III (1990) screenshot
The Exorcist III (1990) screenshot
The Exorcist III (1990) screenshot
The Exorcist III (1990) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 11 jump scares in The Exorcist III, which has a jump scare rating of 2.5.

Jump Scare Rating: More focussed on character development than delivering jump scares. The Exorcist 3 does however have one of the most well known movie jump scares which occurs just after the 76 minute mark.

Synopsis: Lieutenant William F. Kinderman investigates a series of gruesome murders that share similar features to those of “The Gemini Killer”, a serial killer who had been executed 15 years previous.

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Jump Scares: 11 (2 major, 9 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: William Peter Blatty

Runtime: 110 minutes

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

Jump Scare Times

00:02:47 – The doors to the church are blown open by a sudden gust of wind.

00:06:50 – A window is broken an a man falls out of a house.

00:19:52 – The sliding screen to the confession booth is opened quickly, startling Lieutenant Kinderman.

00:45:51 – Alice runs into Kinderman as he turns around.

00:59:42 – Damien makes a horrible roaring noise.

01:13:32 – There is a loud clattering noise as Nurse Amy is about to enter a room.

01:14:20 – A man sits up in his bed and yells at Amy. [Video]

01:16:32 – A shrouded figure comes out of the room just behind Amy holding a large pair of scissors. [Video]

01:27:33 – Damien yells NO! at Kinderman.

01:30:34 – Kinderman bursts into a darkened room where a nurse is seeing a patient.

01:38:34 – The priests ritual book explodes while he is performing an exorcism.

(Major jump scares in bold)

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in The Exorcist III. [More info]

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