Jump Scares in The Visitors (1988)

The Visitors (1988) screenshot
The Visitors (1988) screenshot
The Visitors (1988) screenshot
The Visitors (1988) screenshot
The Visitors (1988) screenshot
The Visitors (1988) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 12 jump scares in The Visitors, which has a jump scare rating of 2.0.

Jump Scare Rating: Most jump scares in this movie are pretty tame and predictable.

Synopsis: Frank, Sara and their two children just moved into a house in the countryside in Sweden. But not long after the move, Frank starts hearing mysterious sounds, sees doors opening and closing by themselves, and someone is always tearing down the new wallpaper in the children’s bedroom. Disturbed by these weird happenings, Frank contacts a ghost-hunter.

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Jump Scares: 12 (1 major, 11 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Joakim Ersgård

Runtime: 109 minutes

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

Jump Scare Times

00:15:50 – Frank is looking around in the bathroom when Sara comes up to him and he gets scared.

00:22:44 – The thunderstorm might startle some viewers.

00:24:43 – When Frank leaves the kitchen, a big and loud lightning strikes outside.

00:35:28 – There’s a dramatic zoom-in on the window, where you see a mysterious figure, accompanied with loud music.

00:45:48 – When the mailman turns around, Allan is standing behind him.

01:01:28 – When Allan turns up the volume on the device, there’s a sudden loud noise.

01:10:24 – The machine malfunctions.

01:23:38 – Frank is awoken by a strange banging sound.

01:24:52 – Sara screams as she sees Allan at the foot of her bed.

01:25:42 – Frank puts his ear against the door and hears a loud bang on the other side.

01:30:57 – Frank falls in through the attic window.

01:36:00 – There’s a sudden cut to a close-up of the ghostly figure, accompanied with an eerie sound.

(Major jump scares in bold)

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in The Visitors. [More info]

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