Jump Scares In The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

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Synopsis: A surgeon’s perfect life is shattered by a fatherless teenage boy that he has taken under his wing.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

Runtime: 101 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 7.0/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 80%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Low Jump Scare, Revenge

Jump Scares: 3 (0 major, 3 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: No real jump scares although the orchestral score can be quite jarring at times.

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

Jump Scare Times

41:52 – A loud orchestral note plays as Bob is getting tested at the hospital.

1:28:41 – There is a loud sound effect after Martin bites into his arm and rips off some skin.

1:52:00 – A loud gunshot may startle some viewers.

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in The Killing of a Sacred Deer [more info].