See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 11 jump scares in The Hitcher, which has a jump scare rating of 2.5.
Jump Scare Rating: Although there are 11 jump scares in the movie, most are very minor. The Hitcher (1986) should not cause concern, even for the more jump scare sensitive viewers.
Synopsis: After eluding the hands of John Ryder, a murderous hitchhiker, Jim Halsey is relentlessly pursued by the hitcher, and accused of his crimes.
Director: Robert Harmon
Runtime: 97 minutes
Jump Scare Times
00:12:35 – Jim kicks The Hitcher out of the moving car.
00:17:37 – A metal sign falls over with a loud bang.
00:18:15 – As Jim turns to leave, The Hitcher appears.
00:19:59 – Jim’s car is suddenly rear-ended.
00:22:08 – The sound of tires screeching followed by a truck smashing through the closed garage door.
00:42:05 – A car rushes by on the highway.
00:46:16 – The Hitcher shoots one of the police officers.
00:51:12 – The Hitcher bangs his hand on the underside of the table and says ‘bang’.
00:58:37 – A gunshot.
01:29:39 – A gunshot.
01:34:07 – A gunshot.
(Major jump scares in bold)
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