Jump Scares In The Shining (1980)

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Synopsis: Writer Jack Torrance and his family move to the Overlook Hotel in an isolated area of Colorado where he begins to unravel as the hotel’s dark past becomes apparent.

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Runtime: 144 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 8.5/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 92%

Netflix (US): Yes

Jump Scares:  3 (0 major, 3 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Virtually no jump scares.

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

Jump Scare Times

50:08 – There are several quick cuts to the twins lying in the hallway covered in blood.

2:08:40 – Jack jumps out and attacks Hallorann with an axe.

2:12:52 – The camera quickly pans to show a bloodied man standing in the hallway behind Wendy.

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