See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 7 jump scares in The Thing, which has a jump scare rating of 2.5.
Jump Scare Rating: Some jump scares, mainly in the last 30 minutes, however the remake of The Thing is much less “jumpy” than most modern horror movies.
Synopsis: A team of Norwegian and American scientists investigate the discovery of a mysterious alien life form in Antarctica.
Director: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.
Runtime: 103 minutes
Jump Scare Times
00:24:44 – Lars scares Derek by shouting “boo” from behind him.
00:25:07 – The creature suddenly escapes from the block of ice. [Video]
00:28:55 – One of The Thing’s tentacles shoots out and impales Henrik.
01:06:17 – As Lars enters a building, he is grabbed by something and pulled inside.
01:16:20 – A miniature “Thing” jumps at Kate.
01:18:11 – The Thing bursts through a window in front of Carter.
01:29:58 – One of The Thing’s tentacles suddenly lashes out at Kate as she inches towards the grenade.
(Major jump scares in bold)
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