Jump Scares In The Lazarus Effect (2015)

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Synopsis: A group of medical researchers are on the brink of discovering a way to bring dead people back to life, however after their research is shut down, the groups’ attempts to continue their experiments end in tragedy.

Director: David Gelb

Runtime: 83 minutes

MPAA Rating: PG-13

IMDb: 5.2/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 14%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  18 (4 major, 14 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: A constant barrage of jump scares however the lack of build-up tension lessens their effect somewhat as the movie progresses. Not recommended for those who dislike jump scares.

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

Jump Scare Times

2:00 – The camera begins to shake and there is a loud bang followed by a high pitched whining noise.

8:15 – Niko, wearing a pig mask, suddenly appears beside Zoe.

10:21 – Hands appear beneath a door during a dream Zoe is having.

13:59 – The previously dead dog suddenly jumps up on the table and barks.

21:44 – Clay is startled by a loud crash coming from another room.

22:49 – Clay stands up and the dog barks at him, having suddenly appeared on top of the table.

23:04 – The dog appears directly in front of Clay.

24:23 – Zoe surprises Frank while he is at his computer.

38:16 – Frank turns around and the previously dead Zoe now appears to be sitting up underneath the sheet.

45:56 – The mirror in front of Zoe cracks.

56:13 – Zoe opens her eyes and they are black.

56:53 – Zoe appears behind Niko.

58:22 – An unseen force pushes Niko into a cabinet.

1:05:16 – One of the shrouded bodies suddenly jumps up.

1:06:48 – The lights cut out briefly, when they come back on Zoe is standing right beside Frank.

1:10:41 – The record player suddenly turns on and begins to play opera music.

1:12:26 – Zoe appears behind Eva.

1:17:11 – Frank is shocked back to life.

(Major scares in bold)

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