Jump Scares in The Ward (2010)

The Ward (2010) screenshot
The Ward (2010) screenshot
The Ward (2010) screenshot
The Ward (2010) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 15 jump scares in The Ward, which has a jump scare rating of 4.0.

Jump Scare Rating: A large number of jump scares particularly in the second half of the movie, generally the result of the sudden appearance of a disfigured ghost woman. While some of these are startling initially, the predictable nature of the scares soon lessens their impact.

Synopsis: A young woman recently institutionalized in a psychiatric hospital finds herself the target of a vengeful ghost.

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Jump Scares: 15 (3 major, 12 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: John Carpenter

Runtime: 89 minutes

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

Jump Scare Times

00:18:35 – Roy grabs Kristen from behind as she tries to escape.

00:24:44 – A disfigured woman can briefly be seen during a lightning flash.

00:25:58 – Emily pops up in front of Kristen as she rifles through some files.

00:28:03 – The disfigured woman grabs Kristen around the neck while she is having a shower. [Video]

00:52:19 – A hand appears behind Kristen while she is hiding.

00:53:35 – The disfigured hand suddenly appears when Kristen looks in a morgue drawer. [Video]

00:54:24 – Kristen turns around and the ghost of Alice is standing right in front of her.

00:59:14 – Sarah looks in her pocket mirror and sees the ghost of Alice in the reflection.

01:00:01 – The ghost of Alice suddenly grabs Sarah from behind as she looks out a window.

01:05:09 – The ghost of Alice appears behind Emily and slashes her throat.

01:12:54 – The ghost of Alice appears behind Zoey while she is in the service lift.

01:14:18 – Kristen follows a trail of blood and then looks up to see Alice’s ghost standing in front of her.

01:15:03 – Kristen looks down the hallway and the camera follows. When the camera pans back, Alice’s ghost is standing behind her.

01:20:15 – After Dr Stringer finishes talking to Kristen, the ghost appears once more.

01:24:21 – Alice opens a cabinet above the sink and Kristen comes out and attacks her. [Video]

(Major jump scares in bold)

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

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