Jump Scares In The Fog (1980)

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Synopsis: A coastal California town comes under attack from vengeful beings that attack under the cover of a mysterious fog.

Director: John Carpenter

Runtime: 89 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 6.8/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 71%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  16 (3 major, 13 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: The Fog contains numerous jump scares throughout. While many coincide with the fog appearing, there are a few unexpected scares as well.

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

Jump Scare Times

5:46 – A piece of masonry falls to the floor in front of the camera.

11:28 – A chair slides along the floor.

13:49 – The windows in the truck shatter.

19:00 – A fisherman is suddenly impaled by a knife.

24:07 – The glass on the clock breaks.

34:16 – Father Malone appears from the shadows startling Kathy.

36:44 – Static hisses from the radio.

39:58 – A cupboard opens startling Elizabeth.

40:03 – A corpse falls onto Elizabeth.

45:46 – The piece of driftwood suddenly sparks and catches fire.

51:42 – The fisherman suddenly collapses as he approaches Elizabeth.

1:01:07 – Accompanied by a sound effect, a large hairy arm reaches out and grabs Dan while he stands by the door.

1:07:51 – A figure appears in the doorway by Mrs. Kobritz.

1:09:36 – One of the revenants can be seen watching the car from a distance.

1:17:01 – A hand breaks through one of the windows in the church.

1:21:13 – Stevie is suddenly attacked by one of the revenants.

(Major scares in bold)

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