Synopsis: After the death of her mother, Nancy, a young Texan woman, travels to an isolated beach in Mexico to surf where she is attacked by a great white shark.
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Runtime: 86 minutes
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 9 (1 major, 8 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Some tension generated through dark music and ominous underwater shots in the early parts of the film. The actual jump scares however are few and far between and all but the most nervous viewers will be able to watch The Shallows without much difficulty.
Jump Scare Times
1:56 – A shark lunges at the camera.
21:30 – A dolphin jumps out of the water in front of Nancy.
24:03 – The shark grabs Nancy and pulls her underwater as she tries to get back on her surfboard.
47:51 – The shark leaps out of the water and grabs a surfer.
48:35 – A broken surfboard pops out of the water in front of Nancy.
48:59 – A man tries to climb onto the rock that Nancy is stranded on.
55:25 – Nancy turns around to see the shark leap out of the water and attempt to bite her.
1:11:05 – The shark rams the buoy.
1:13:42 – The shark bites the buoy from underneath the water.
(Major scares in bold)