Jump Scares in The Frighteners (1996)

The Frighteners (1996) screenshot
The Frighteners (1996) screenshot
The Frighteners (1996) screenshot
The Frighteners (1996) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 9 jump scares in The Frighteners, which has a jump scare rating of 2.0.

Jump Scare Rating: More emphasis on comedy, with a couple of minor jump scares that aren’t really scary.

Synopsis: After losing his wife in a car accident, a man becomes able to see ghosts and uses his newfound powers to con people. But, once a deadly spirit goes on a killing spree, he must learn to use them for good.

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Jump Scares: 9 (9 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Peter Jackson

Runtime: 110 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Comedy, Supernatural

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

Jump Scare Times

00:02:37 – A ghost flies out of the ground and towards the camera.

00:44:09 – A hand suddenly appears out of the bathroom mirror.

00:59:31 – Magda’s ghost springs upwards behind Frank.

01:15:26 – Ray’s ghost suddenly runs into the room behind Lucy.

01:15:44 – Ray’s ghost drops onto Lucy’s car from above.

01:22:30 – Lucy moves away from the window to reveal Milton standing behind her.

01:35:32 – The ghost of Bartlett walks behind Lucy with a sound cue.

01:42:25 – Milton suddenly appears behind some wooden boards.

01:43:43 – Milton jumps out of the door behind Lucy.

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