Jump Scares in The Wailing (2016)

The Wailing (2016) screenshot
The Wailing (2016) screenshot
The Wailing (2016) screenshot
The Wailing (2016) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 4 jump scares in The Wailing, which has a jump scare rating of 1.0.

Jump Scare Rating: The Wailing is a South Korean horror/mystery film that doesn’t resort to cheap jump scares, rather a slow building unease as the events unfold.

Synopsis: A policeman, Jong-Goo, investigates a spate of killings that occur in his small town coinciding with the appearance of a mysterious Japanese man.

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Jump Scares: 4 (4 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: Unrated

Director: Na Hong-jin

Runtime: 156 minutes

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

Jump Scare Times

00:34:10 – There is a loud noise from the roof of the house.

01:44:56 – A brief flash of a man’s bloodied mouth closing in on the camera may startle some viewers.

02:02:55 – There is a loud thud as a bird flies into a wall.

02:11:22 – There is a very short flashback to the Japanese man coming towards the screen.

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

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