Jump Scares in V/H/S (2012)

V/H/S (2012) screenshot
V/H/S (2012) screenshot
V/H/S (2012) screenshot
V/H/S (2012) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 7 jump scares in V/H/S, which has a jump scare rating of 3.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Not too many jump scares, but some are quite effective. The scares that feature in the segment “The Sick Thing That Happened to Emily When She Was Younger” stand out the most.

Synopsis: A criminal group are hired to search a house for a rare VHS tape, but what they uncover is mucn more than they expected.

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Jump Scares: 7 (3 major, 4 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: R

Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, David Bruckner, Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez, Glenn McQuaid, Radio Silence, Joe Swanberg, Chad Villella, Ti West, Adam Wingard

Runtime: 116 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Anthology

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

Jump Scare Times

00:08:28 – One of the men opens a door and becomes startled by something they see while entering.

00:23:46 – One of the men bursts through the door behind the lead character in the bathroom.

00:33:15 – The cameraman spots a figure in the basement.

01:19:37 – A small child runs through the doorway behind Emily.

01:21:59 – Emily uses the camera’s flash and spots the small child in a room.

01:26:25 – Emily spins the camera and stops it, revealing a kid’s face.

01:32:52 – The camera moves from a severed head and reveals a figure in the doorway.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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

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