Jump Scares in The Ruins (2008)

The Ruins (2008) screenshot
The Ruins (2008) screenshot
The Ruins (2008) screenshot
The Ruins (2008) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 4 jump scares in The Ruins, which has a jump scare rating of 1.5.

Jump Scare Rating: No major jump scares, more of a slow burn with sudden shocking twists.

Synopsis: A group of friends in Mexico go to visit a temple where something is growing in the jungle.

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Jump Scares: 4 (4 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Carter Smith

Runtime: 90 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Survival, Low Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

The jump scare timings listed below are based on a theatrical viewing and are approximate only.

00:02:30 – The archeologist is pulled away.

00:14:38 – A dog jumps out from the bed of the truck and starts barking.

00:23:13 – The German is shot in the face.

00:50:18 – The vines suddenly wrap around her wrist.

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