Jump Scares in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) screenshot
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) screenshot
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) screenshot
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 2 jump scares in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, which has a jump scare rating of 1.0.

Jump Scare Rating: This film induces horror mainly through tension. There are only a few jumps which aren’t very frightful in comparison to this intensity that the film captures.

Synopsis: Five friends in the country get hunted by a crazed, chain-saw wielding killer and his family.

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Jump Scares: 2 (2 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Tobe Hooper

Runtime: 83 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Slasher, Low Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

00:45:56 – Jerry opens the freezer to find Pam. She jumps upwards and leatherface runs into the room.

00:52:13 – Leatherface jumps out at Franklin when him and Sally are walking through the trees.

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