Jump Scares In The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)

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Synopsis: A family move to up-scale Connecticut to look after their son, Matt, who is suffering from cancer. They soon find that Matt has a special connection with dark events that occurred in the building many years prior.

Director: Peter Cornwell

Runtime: 102 minutes (unrated edition)

MPAA Rating: Unrated

IMDb: 5.9/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 17%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  26 (1 major, 25 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Numerous jump scares throughout, often these are in the form of the sudden appearance of mutilated corpses. The most significant scare occurs at the 64 minute mark.

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

Jump Scare Times

11:30 – Matt sees a frightening vision in a basement window.

16:50 – A figure can be seen in a mirror as Sara opens a closet door.

17:26 – Matt turns around to see that the water Sara is mopping the floor with has turned to blood.

18:38 – Some plates fall on the floor and break.

23:26 – Matt gets a shock from the door in the basement.

24:19 – Matt has a vision where his hand sinks through a pillar and gets stuck in rotting meat.

29:30 – Matt begins to have another vision.

36:19 – Sara turns around and is surprised by Matt standing in the doorway.

38:23 – A figure runs past Matt.

39:26 – The door slams behind Matt.

39:54 – One of the corpses in the mortuary begins to move.

40:03 – Several of the tattooed corpses are now standing around Matt.

42:13 – Matt sits up and comes face to face with a burnt figure.

42:28 – The burnt figure disappears in a bright flash.

59:02 – Matt starts to have another vision involving Jonah and Aickman.

1:02:25 – Wendy wakes up as a bird hits the window.

1:02:51 – As Wendy goes to lift a sheet covering the bird, a foot suddenly appears in view.

1:04:01 – Sara turns on the bed-side light and sees a corpse standing in front of her. [Video]

1:11:04 – The furnace door shuts as Nicholas tries to examine it.

1:12:39 – Jonah’s spirit suddenly moves closer to Sara and Matt.

1:12:50 – Jonah’s spirit now stands right behind Sara and Matt.

1:16:32 – Nicholas looks in the rear view mirror and sees a burnt corpse.

1:18:25 – A corpse flashes up on the screen during a flash-back to Jonah.

1:21:57 – The shower curtain suddenly wraps itself around Wendy.

1:23:54 – An axehead breaks through the door in front of Wendy.

1:30:07 – A corpse falls down in front of Matt and Sara.

(Major scares in bold)

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