Jump Scares in The Wicker Man (1973)

The Wicker Man (1973) screenshot
The Wicker Man (1973) screenshot
The Wicker Man (1973) screenshot
The Wicker Man (1973) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 4 jump scares in The Wicker Man, which has a jump scare rating of 0.5.

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

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.

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Jump Scares: 4 (4 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Robin Hardy

Runtime: 93 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Mystery, Religion & The Occult, Low Jump Scare

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

Jump Scare Times

01:05:54 – Sergeant Howie opens a closet door and a girl falls out.

01:07:25 – Sergeant Howie opens a coffin and a man lies in it with coins in his eyes.

01:09:41 – Howie wakes up and sees a severed hand beside him being used as a candle holder.

01:14:53 – A person, wearing a hare costume, appears to get her head cut during one of the rituals.

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