Jump Scares in The Forest (2016)

The Forest (2016) screenshot
The Forest (2016) screenshot
The Forest (2016) screenshot
The Forest (2016) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 13 jump scares in The Forest, which has a jump scare rating of 3.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Numerous jump scares, particularly in the second half however only two or three are particularly effective.

Synopsis: Sara, a young American woman, travels to Japan’s Aokigahara or Suicide Forest in search of her twin sister who disappeared there.

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Jump Scares: 13 (3 major, 10 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: PG13

Director: Jason Zada

Runtime: 93 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Forest / Woods Setting, Mystery

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

Jump Scare Times

00:05:27 – A man bangs on the car window, startling Sara.

00:09:29 – During a dream, Sara unzips a tent to reveal a girl however the girl’s face suddenly turns demonic.

00:18:50 – Sara removes a sheet from a body and sees a decayed corpse.

00:28:30 – An elderly lady suddenly lunges at Sara.

00:49:18 – Something moves just outside the tent.

00:50:02 – Sara looks out of the tent and has a vision of an old lady running towards her.

00:51:32 – Sara turns around and sees a girl watching her.

01:02:18 – A skeletal figure appears behind Sara.

01:05:49 – A girl appears behind Sara calling her name.

01:09:33 – Sara looks through a reel of photos and a man’s face suddenly pops up in front of one of the images.

01:20:34 – An apparently dead man suddenly sits up and screams.

01:24:56 – Hands reach out of the ground to grab Sara.

01:26:52 – Michi looks into the forest and sees Sara’s spirit which rushes at him.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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