Jump Scares in The Witch (2015)

The Witch (2015) screenshot
The Witch (2015) screenshot
The Witch (2015) screenshot
The Witch (2015) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 4 jump scares in The Witch, which has a jump scare rating of 1.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Very few jump scares with one at the 40 minute mark and three minor ones towards the end of the film.

Synopsis: Set in New England in the 17th century, a puritan family encounter evil forces in the nearby woods as they begin to suspect the oldest daughter, Thomasin, of being a witch.

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Jump Scares: 4 (4 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Robert Eggers

Runtime: 92 minutes

Netflix (US): Yes

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

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

Jump Scare Times

00:42:01 – The witch grabs Caleb around the head, revealing a gnarled claw-like hand.

01:13:39 – The witch turns around and lets out a cackle.

01:15:30 – The goat attacks William.

01:17:15 – As Thomasin reaches down to touch William, Katherine suddenly pulls her away.

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