Jump Scares in Unfriended (2014)

Unfriended (2014) screenshot
Unfriended (2014) screenshot
Unfriended (2014) screenshot
Unfriended (2014) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 5 jump scares in Unfriended, which has a jump scare rating of 3.0.

Jump Scare Rating: The entire movie takes place on a laptop screen which limits the ability of the jump scares to be truly effective. Still, there are a handful of well placed jump scares, the most notable occurring at the 47 minute mark.

Synopsis: The spirit of a dead girl, Laura, who committing suicide a year earlier as a result of cyber-bullying, returns to exact revenge on Blaire and four of her friends during an on-line chat session.

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Jump Scares: 5 (2 major, 3 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Leo Gabriadze

Runtime: 83 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Found Footage, Low Budget, Slasher

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

Jump Scare Times

00:35:19 – There is a short scream and the webcam, which was focused on Val, suddenly falls to the ground.

00:37:06 – There is a loud thud and the webcam moves to Val’s motionless body lying on the ground.

00:47:24 – There are several seconds of broken video from Ken’s webcam which show a distressed Ken being slammed into the computer desk and putting his hands and face in a blender.

01:09:25 – Jess’s webcam shows a brief image of her crouching on the bathroom floor screaming. Several seconds later the webcam shows Jess with a hair straightener in her mouth.

01:16:32 – Hands reach down and close the laptop screen, accompanied by a loud NO!, a few seconds later the ghost of Laura lunges at the screen.

(Major jump scares in bold)

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in Unfriended. [More info]

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