Jump Scares In The Wicker Man (1973)

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Synopsis: A police sergeant travels to a small Scottish island in search of a missing child where he encounters townsfolk who engage in strange pagan rituals that are at odds with his Christian beliefs.

Director: Robin Hardy

Runtime: 93 minutes (final cut version)

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 7.6/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 90%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  0 (0 major, 4 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Some very minor scares towards the end as the film builds towards it’s shocking conclusion.

WARNING: The following may contain spoilers

Jump Scare Times

1:05:54 – Sergeant Howie opens a closet door and a girl falls out.

1:07:25 – Sergeant Howie opens a coffin and a man lies in it with coins in his eyes.

1:09:41 – Howie wakes up and sees a severed hand beside him being used as a candle holder.

1:14:53 – A person, wearing a hare costume, appears to get her head cut during one of the rituals.

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