Jump Scares In Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010)

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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

IMDb: 7.6/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 83%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Comedy, Gory

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.

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

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.

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