Jump Scares in The Guest (2014)

The Guest (2014) screenshot
The Guest (2014) screenshot
The Guest (2014) screenshot
The Guest (2014) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 5 jump scares in The Guest, which has a jump scare rating of 1.5.

Jump Scare Rating: The Guest takes a dramatic tonal shift in the final twenty minutes, shifting from an action / thriller to more of a horror movie. This change is accompanied by a handful of jump scares with one at 1:24:02 being quite significant.

Synopsis: A teenage girl becomes suspicious of a soldier who ingratiates himself into her family after claiming to be a close friend of her deceased brother.

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Jump Scares: 5 (1 major, 4 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Adam Wingard

Runtime: 100 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Action, Mystery

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

Jump Scare Times

00:01:19 – After a quiet opening scene, the title screen abruptly appears accompanied by a loud sound effect. This may startle some viewers.

01:24:02 – There is a loud bang as Carver and Anna walk past one of the Halloween maze traps. [Video]

01:27:49 – There is another loud bang as Anna and Luke run past the same trap on the way back.

01:29:34 – David bangs on the fence as Luke hides.

01:32:11 – David stabs Anna in the leg.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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

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