Jump Scares in The Snowman (2017)

The Snowman (2017) screenshot
The Snowman (2017) screenshot
The Snowman (2017) screenshot
The Snowman (2017) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 9 jump scares in The Snowman, which has a jump scare rating of 2.0.

Jump Scare Rating: There are a few minor jump scares mainly in the second half however the snowman element simply isn’t scary and the incoherent plot and sloppy editing get in the way of creating any genuinely suspenseful moments.

Synopsis: A troubled detective must track down a serial killer who uses a snowman as a calling card.

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Jump Scares: 9 (9 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Tomas Alfredson

Runtime: 119 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Book Adaptation, Crime

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

Jump Scare Times

00:09:35 – The sound of hissing air startles Harry.

00:19:34 – A snowball hits a window while a woman is reading a book in bed.

00:45:57 – Accompanied by a sound effect, the killers hand appears in view behind Sylvia.

01:11:24 – A man’s head is blown off (with graphic results).

01:19:49 – Katrine attacks Harry.

01:32:44 – The killer grabs Katrine while she is on the bed.

01:38:08 – A young girl bangs on the car window and yells “Dad”.

01:50:35 – The scene suddenly cuts to a snowman accompanied by a sound effect.

01:51:17 – There is a loud gunshot immediately after Harry yells “come on”.

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