Jump Scares in The Possession (2012)

The Possession (2012) screenshot
The Possession (2012) screenshot
The Possession (2012) screenshot
The Possession (2012) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 10 jump scares in The Possession, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.

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

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

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Jump Scares: 10 (2 major, 8 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Ole Bornedal

Runtime: 94 minutes

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

Jump Scare Times

00:01:43 – A loud thump comes from the box as a lady reaches out to touch it.

00:13:18 – A bandaged lady suddenly slams on the window, startling Em.

00:22:39 – A small creature suddenly races out of the dog door.

00:26:13 – Hannah opens the bathroom cupboard and a large number of moths fly out.

00:33:46 – We see a hand coming out of Em’s throat as she looks inside her mouth with a torch.

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

00:55:28 – Stephanie bursts into the room.

01:09:33 – Tzadok suddenly breaks the glass on the box.

01:20:40 – Em suddenly drops down in front of Clyde as he notices blood dripping on his hand.

01:27:21 – A truck suddenly slams into a car.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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