Jump Scares In The House of the Devil (2009)

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Synopsis: Desperate for money, college student, Samantha, accepts a mysterious babysitting job in a remote area that coincides with a lunar eclipse.

Director: Ti West

Runtime: 95 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 6.4/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 86%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  4 (1 major, 3 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: The House of the Devil has only a few jump scares however thanks to some excellent work by the director at building tension and suspense, they are quite effective scares.
One Star

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

Jump Scare Times

35:57 – A man’s hand suddenly appears inside Megan’s car holding a cigarette lighter. [Video]

1:05:14 – Samantha is startled by the doorbell as she climbs the stairs.

1:14:25 – A loud thump can be heard on the other side of the attic door.

1:24:00 – A grimacing bloody face briefly appears on the screen several times.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in The House of the Devil [more info].