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 focussed 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. [Video]

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. [Video]

(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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