Jump Scares in The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)

The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018) screenshot
The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018) screenshot
The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018) screenshot
The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 14 jump scares in The Strangers: Prey at Night, which has a jump scare rating of 3.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Perhaps somewhat surprisingly, The Strangers: Prey at Night, only has two really major scares and one of these will be familiar to those who have seen the trailer. Almost all the jump scares occur during a half hour section in the middle of the film.

Synopsis: Three masked strangers terrorize a family of four holidaying at an isolated trailer park.

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Jump Scares: 14 (2 major, 12 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Johannes Roberts

Runtime: 85 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Slasher

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

Jump Scare Times

00:26:25 – As Luke enters the trailer Kinsey jumps out at him (as a joke).

00:27:24 – There is a loud bang as Kinsey and Luke approach the door.

00:27:44 – A dog yelps and runs out of the room.

00:28:48 – A sound effect plays as Kinsey removes a sheet revealing two disfigured corpses.

00:33:43 – As Kinsey climbs out through the skylight, Dollface starts breaking down the wall.

00:37:14 – There is a loud bang.

00:37:34 – A window breaks as something is thrown through it.

00:39:12 – A window is once again broken.

00:42:40 – A concrete block is thrown at the windshield of Mike’s minivan.

00:44:37 – As Kinsey, who is hiding in a tunnel, yells “Leave us alone!” Pin Up girl appears from the shadows beside her.

00:52:02 – The Jack In The Box toy pops up as Dollface reveals herself.

00:56:31 – A truck smashes through the wall of the caravan just after Luke tells Kinsey that they need to find a landline and call 911.

01:00:09 – The Man in the Mask slams on the window.

01:17:53 – There is a knock at the door (this isn’t particularly startling although it does occur during a tense scene).

(Major jump scares in bold)

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