Jump Scares In The Possession (2012)

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Synopsis: A young girl becomes possessed by a malevolent spirit after buying a mysterious antique box at a yard sale.

Director: Ole Bornedal

Runtime: 94 minutes (uncut version)

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 5.9/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 40%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Creepy Children, Possession, Religion & The Occult

Jump Scares:  10 (2 major, 8 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Not overly jumpy although there are a couple of decent scares in the middle to later parts of the movie.

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

Jump Scare Times

1:43 – A loud thump comes from the box as a lady reaches out to touch it.

13:18 – A bandaged lady suddenly slams on the window, startling Em.

22:39 – A small creature suddenly races out of the dog door.

26:13 – Hannah opens the bathroom cupboard and a large number of moths fly out.

33:46 – We see a hand coming out of Em’s throat as she looks inside her mouth with a torch.

55:00 – A book suddenly flies out of Clyde’s hand as he reads to Em.

55:28 – Stephanie bursts into the room.

1:09:33 – Tzadok suddenly breaks the glass on the box.

1:20:40 – Em suddenly drops down in front of Clyde as he notices blood dripping on his hand.

1:27:21 – A truck suddenly slams into a car.

(Major scares in bold)

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