Jump Scares In The Uninvited (2009)

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Synopsis: Anna returns home to live with her sister and father after a stay in a mental hospital following the death of her mother. Soon after returning, Anna is haunted by ghosts and becomes convinced that her stepmother was involved in her mother’s death.

Director: Charles & Thomas Guard

Runtime: 87 minutes

MPAA Rating: PG-13

IMDb: 6.4/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 32%

Netflix (US): Yes

Jump Scares:  11 (2 major, 9 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Three or four scary scenes that contain most of the “jumpy” moments. The scenes that occur at 18 and 52 minutes marks contain the most significant scares.

WARNING: The following may contain spoilers

Jump Scare Times

2:48 – Anna goes to open a bag when a corpse pops out and slumps to the ground, a few seconds later the corpse’s head turns to face Anna and it says “Don’t go home”.

11:23 – Anna looks through a crack in the door to the boathouse and has a flashback to her mother in bed.

18:07 – There is a metallic clanking noise as the door to Anna’s room is opened.

18:59 – A hand grabs Anna’s bed. [Video]

27:19 – A hand pops out from underneath a blanket.

51:51 – An empty can falls out of the rubbish bag Anna is looking through.

52:18 – Anna looks under the oven and sees a ghostly girl screaming. [Video]

57:27 – Anna walks backwards into a hole in the ground.

1:03:57 – Rachel appears at the car window as Anna attempts to drive off.

1:06:19 – Anna has a vision of her mother, but her face suddenly transforms into Rachel’s.

1:10:58 – Anna opens the rubbish bag and sees Rachel’s dead body.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in The Uninvited [more info].