Jump Scares In Them (2006)

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Synopsis: A young couple, Lucas and Clementine, face a night of terror when they are targeted by a gang of mysterious hooded individuals.

Director: David Moreau, Xavier Palud

Runtime: 74 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 6.5/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 61%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  16 (3 major, 13 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Them (also known as Ils), is an extremely tense French horror/thriller in a similar vein to The Strangers. There is a large amount of jump scares for such a short film with the opening scene, a scene at 30 minutes, and the attic scene at 45 minutes providing most of the scares.

WARNING: The following may contain spoilers

Jump Scare Times

4:56 – A loud noise startles Sanda.

7:10 – Some mud hits the window on Sanda’s side of the car, followed by more mud seconds later.

7:50 – Sanda is strangled from behind.

8:07 – A hand appears at the window.

29:31 – As Lucas moves towards their car, the lights turn on and the car begins to drive away.

30:45 – The power in the house suddenly goes out.

33:12 – There is a loud noise and a bright light at the window that Lucas is looking out of.

33:38 – Windows in the house begin to open and shut.

35:51 – The alarm clock suddenly goes off beside Lucas and Clémentine.

40:57 – Someone runs behind Lucas causing him to swing the poker and break a window.

41:20 – Someone pushes the door with the broken window into Lucas.

41:35 – A sharp object is pushed through the hole in the door that Clementine is looking through.

45:05 – Clementine hears a noise while in the attic.

47:38 – An intruder grabs at Clementine through the plastic sheeting.

48:30 – As the camera pans, the hooded intruder comes into view.

1:05:28 – Lucas is dragged away suddenly.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Them [more info].