Jump Scares in The Meg (2018)

The Meg (2018) screenshot
The Meg (2018) screenshot
The Meg (2018) screenshot
The Meg (2018) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 18 jump scares in The Meg, which has a jump scare rating of 3.5.

Jump Scare Rating: The sudden appearance of the shark results in numerous jump scares although most lack any real bite.

Synopsis: Rescue diver Jonas Taylor is called on to save a group of scientists trapped deep in the Pacific Ocean where a giant prehistoric shark lurks.

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Jump Scares: 18 (18 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: PG13

Director: Jon Turteltaub

Runtime: 113 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Book Adaptation, Shark

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

Jump Scare Times

00:02:21 – There is a loud bang after someone says “Jonas, there’s something outside the ship”.

00:21:44 – There is a loud noise as the sub is hit.

00:32:51 – As Suyin starts counting down something slams into the glider.

00:33:25 – A tentacle suddenly lands on the glider startling Suyin.

00:46:27 – The Megalodon bites into the glass startling Meiying.

00:47:32 – A whale bangs into the window in front of Mac.

00:47:46 – The Megalodon suddenly attacks the whale.

00:54:04 – Jonas submerges once more and the shark is now swimming directly in front of him.

00:58:58 – A shark bumps into the tank that Suyin is in.

00:59:42 – The Megalodon rams the tank.

01:00:11 – The Megalodon rams the tank once more.

01:06:32 – As The Wall leans in to the shark carcass for a picture, the carcass suddenly moves and he falls overboard.

01:07:42 – The Megalodon jumps out of the water and swallows The Wall.

01:23:07 – Morris leans out of the boat to look at the carcass and is startled when a man jumps down beside him.

01:24:06 – Morris briefly rests on the carcass of the dead whale before the Megalodon appears and eats him.

01:31:39 – The shark lunges out of the water and attacks the group of beach swimmers.

01:34:10 – The Megalodon suddenly appears in front of Jonas.

01:37:04 – A loud splash startles DJ and Meiying.

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