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
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.
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)