Jump Scares In The Innocents (1961)

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Synopsis: A governess tasked with caring for two young children begins to suspect a supernatural presence exists in the house.

Director: Jack Clayton

Runtime: 100 minutes

MPAA Rating: Unrated

IMDb: 7.9/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 96%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  4 (0 major, 4 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: The Innocents relies more on psychological horror than “in your face” jump scares. The scenes listed below are not necessarily jump scares in the modern sense but may startle some viewers who are invested in the story.

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

Jump Scare Times

27:46 – The wind blows the window shut.

39:13 – Miss Giddens sees a face appear at the window.

41:34 – A thunder clap wakes Miss Giddens.

1:11:56 – There is a scream and the camera suddenly zooms in on a statue.

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