Synopsis: Two hillbillies on vacation are mistaken for serial killers by a group of college students.
Director: Eli Craig
Runtime: 89 minutes
MPAA Rating: R
Netflix (US): Yes
Jump Scares: 9 (0 major, 9 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Tucker and Dale vs. Evil falls much closer to a comedy than horror movie despite some rather gory scenes. There are a few half jumps, particularly near the beginning but nothing that will truly frighten viewers.
Jump Scare Times
0:27 – A reporter walks down a dark hallway and is hit by a stick held by someone off-screen.
3:21 – Alison lifts up a can of bug spray to reveal Dale standing behind it watching her.
3:30 – Chloe puts her hand on Alison’s shoulder.
12:49 – An unseen person appears in camera shot, ambushing the woman hiding behind the tree trunk.
14:12 – Chad taps on the car door and yells out (as a joke) which startles Alison.
37:24 – Chloe jumps out in front of the cop car.
44:18 – There are several loud gunshots.
48:07 – Chad ambushes Tucker who is attempting to hide behind a tree trunk.
55:21 – Dale looks up and sees Mitch impaled on the tree.