Jump Scares in The Shining (1980)

The Shining (1980) screenshot
The Shining (1980) screenshot
The Shining (1980) screenshot
The Shining (1980) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 3 jump scares in The Shining, which has a jump scare rating of 0.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Virtually no jump scares.

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.

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Jump Scares: 3 (3 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Runtime: 144 minutes

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

Jump Scare Times

00:50:08 – There are several quick cuts to the twins lying in the hallway covered in blood.

02:08:40 – Jack jumps out and attacks Hallorann with an axe.

02:12:52 – The camera quickly pans to show a bloodied man standing in the hallway behind Wendy.

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