Jump Scares in The Grudge (2020)

The Grudge (2020) screenshot
The Grudge (2020) screenshot
The Grudge (2020) screenshot
The Grudge (2020) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 19 jump scares in The Grudge, which has a jump scare rating of 4.0.

Jump Scare Rating: After a moderate start The Grudge is packed and overloaded with jump scares. Although all of them happen in predictable situations, the sometimes deafening sound is very startling for some of the audience.

Synopsis: A re-remake of the Japanese horror classic, in which a police detective is haunted by a ghost after entering a house.

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Jump Scares: 19 (8 major, 11 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Nicholas Pesce

Runtime: 94 minutes

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

Jump Scare Times

00:02:06 – A hand knocks out the garbage bag.

00:14:34 – The woman suddenly takes the hand of Detective Muldoon.

00:16:07 – After the radio has tuned out, a girl is suddenly standing on the street.

00:23:47 – After the monster looks out of the bathtub Peter suddenly hits the window pane and frightens his wife.

00:26:19 – The monster suddenly jumps up from the edge of the bed. This happens with an extremely loud sound effect.

00:31:25 – Detective Muldoon is pushed into the sink from behind.

00:40:41 – Goodman’s colleague shoots himself off-screen. The sound is very startling.

00:49:19 – When Goodman’s colleague in the car turns around again, a screaming woman knocks on the car window. This is very startling.

00:52:39 – The camera pans to the left where suddenly a zombie stands in the light cone.

01:01:47 – Hands suddenly come out of the bathtub and reach for Peter.

01:02:02 – Peter turns around and suddenly the dead woman stands in front of him and screams at him.

01:02:52 – Suddenly the screaming ghost appears in the left corner of the cupboard.

01:07:07 – A screaming ghost appears over Faith. The sound effect is very sudden.

01:10:33 – A screaming ghost appears in the car behind Lorna.

01:16:51 – When Detective Muldoon turns off the light, a ghost appears before her.

01:17:14 – The ghost appears once again.

01:17:57 – The ghost suddenly opens the door.

01:18:28 – Just after the son runs into the dark corner of the room, the female ghost comes out of it shortly after and murmurs to Detective Muldoon.

01:27:01 – After it turns out that it is not Muldoon’s real son in her arms, the screaming spirit of a child suddenly appears in her arms.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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