Jump Scares in The Mummy (1999)

The Mummy (1999) screenshot
The Mummy (1999) screenshot
The Mummy (1999) screenshot
The Mummy (1999) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 15 jump scares in The Mummy, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.

Jump Scare Rating: The movie has an Adventure-esque feel with quite a lot of Jump scares, but it is mostly accompanied by a loud roar or sound.

Synopsis: 3000 year after Imhotep has been mummified alive a group of treasure hunters accidently wake up Imhotep by using the book of the dead. Followed by five plagues they most stop Imhotep from raising the army of the dead and his long lost love Anck-Su Namun.

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Jump Scares: 15 (1 major, 14 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: PG13

Director: Stephen Sommers

Runtime: 125 minutes

Netflix (US): Yes

Tags: Action, Comedy, Historical, Monsters & Mutants, Mystery

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

Jump Scare Times

00:11:28 – An explosion in the sand scares rick.

00:16:06 – As Evy is searching where a sound comes from a skeleton pops up with a very loud sound effect (but it turns out to be a joke from Jonathan).

00:26:06 – Rick throws a bag on the table scaring Evy.

00:29:33 – When Evy comes up from picking her brush, Hook from the Medjai is suddenly behind her.

00:42:41 – When Rick and the group turns around the group of Americans are pointing guns at them.

00:48:54 – A mild jump scare when Jonathan suddenly takes his hand out of his bag.

00:55:54 – When Rick and Jonathan first open Imhotep’s sarcophagus, his wet corpse pops out.

01:00:33 – When Evy reads from the book of the dead Imhotep´s corpse suddenly wakes up and lets out a roar.

01:02:25 – A shadow suddenly passes by.

01:02:54 – The ground suddenly shakes.

01:08:32 – A hand pops out of the ground.

01:20:39 – Mr. Daniels checks the window and suddenly a sandstorm blows towards him.

01:44:58 – When Rick decapitates a mummy, the mummy holds his head and Rick then slams the sword to the head causing the mummy´s head to fly towards the screen.

01:46:35 – Anck Su Namun pops up behind Rick and Evy.

01:47:42 – Evy runs into Anck Su Namuns.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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