The Open House (2018)
Synopsis: After recently moving into an isolated country house, a mother and son begin to sense they might not be alone.
Director: Matt Angel, Suzanne Coote
Runtime: 94 minutes
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Netflix (US): Yes
Tags: Home Invasion
Jump Scares: 14 (1 major, 13 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Most of the jump scares in The Open House involve characters unexpectedly bumping into other characters or loud bangs and thumps occurring in quiet scenes.
Jump Scare Times
As The Open House is a Netflix exclusive the Netflix “reverse” time-stamps are included in brackets.
8:00 (1:26:58) – Accompanied by a sound effect, a man appears on the road.
17:04 (1:17:54) – Logan’s foot breaks through one of the wooden steps as he climbs some stairs.
19:31 (1:15:27) – A car horn blares.
20:32 (1:14:26) – Logan turns around and bumps into Martha.
22:10 (1:12:48) – Logan wakes to see a hand hovering over his face.
29:06 (1:05:52) – As Logan walks towards an open door, the real estate agent surprises him from the other side.
34:57 (1:00:01) – We hear a loud thud during a tense scene where Logan lowers his ear to the carpet.
36:53 (58:05) – The door to the basement slams shut.
48:17 (46:41) – Logan lights a match to reveal a man standing behind him.
49:54 (45:04) – Accompanied by a sound effect we see a man walking past the bedroom door.
54:15 (40:43) – The plumber puts his hand on Naomi’s shoulder as she looks at a photo.
1:12:12 (22:46) – The killer slams Logan onto the car.
1:20:15 (14:43) – The stereo turns on.
1:24:12 (10:46) – Naomi yells “Logan” and runs at him.
(Major scares in bold)