Jump Scares in The Mummy (2017)

The Mummy (2017) screenshot
The Mummy (2017) screenshot
The Mummy (2017) screenshot
The Mummy (2017) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 16 jump scares in The Mummy, which has a jump scare rating of 3.5.

Jump Scare Rating: The middle section (beginning shortly after the plane crash) is quite heavy on jump scares and although few are genuinely scary, the sudden increase in volume that accompanies them will definitely startle some.

Synopsis: Two soldiers and an archaeologist unwittingly awaken an Egyptian princess who has been sealed away for more than three millennia.

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Jump Scares: 16 (1 major, 15 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: PG13

Director: Alex Kurtzman

Runtime: 110 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Action

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

Jump Scare Times

00:01:10 – During the opening title screen, we see a quote from the Egyptian Prayer of Resurrection, this fades out and a few seconds later there is a loud noise and what appears to be sparks appear on screen.

00:17:34 – Some earth falls on Jenny, Nick, and Vail.

00:31:16 – Nick shoots Vail a third time.

00:34:19 – After the plane crash we see several plastic body bags lying in a morgue when one of them (Nick) suddenly sits up.

00:34:54 – Nick looks around while sitting on the morgue table and sees the ghost of Vail behind him.

00:36:56 – Some birds screech and fly away as a man shines a torch on the mummy sarcophagus.

00:37:48 – Ahmanet suddenly attacks the rescue worker.

00:38:18 – The second rescue worker is attacked by Ahmanet.

00:44:35 – Nick sees several rats near some rubbish and suddenly a mummified hand appears in the foreground.

00:47:19 – Ahmanet tackles a man to the ground and kisses him (turning him into a corpse).

00:49:33 – Nick is tackled as he walks into a hallway.

00:53:56 – A mummy breaks through the ambulance window and tries to grab Nick.

00:54:25 – A mummy smashes into the windscreen.

01:19:28 – Vail appears beside Nick on the bus.

01:20:44 – A mummified hand bursts out of a tomb.

01:23:19 – One of Ahmanet’s minions attacks Nick and Jenny.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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