See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 11 jump scares in Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, which has a jump scare rating of 2.5.
Jump Scare Rating: New Nightmare is on par with earlier movies in the franchise in terms of jump scares. Two scares in the middle section: Freddy’s tongue coming out of the phone and Freddy appearing in the closet are quite effective.
Synopsis: Heather Langenkamp, who played the part of Nancy in the previous Nightmare on Elm Street movies begins to wonder if Freddy Krueger might not be just a fictional character after experiencing horrifying dreams and mysterious phone calls.
Director: Wes Craven
Runtime: 112 minutes
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scare Times
00:02:24 – Chase startles Dylan with a fake crocodile head popping out of a popcorn box.
00:03:10 – The electronic Freddy claw suddenly cut one of Chase’s fingers.
00:03:26 – The Freddy claw attaches itself to one of the workers.
00:09:08 – A large crack appears in the bedroom wall.
00:15:02 – A man opens the limousine door beside Heather.
00:30:48 – Freddy’s claw bursts through the car seat cover and attacks Chase.
00:37:13 – Heather looks down into the hole and sees Freddy taking Dylan away.
00:54:40 – Freddy’s tongue comes out of the telephone and licks Nancy. [Video]
01:08:00 – Freddy suddenly appears out of the closet. [Video]
01:25:38 – John appears in Nancy’s kitchen.
01:35:23 – Dylan runs up behind Heather and grabs her as she reads the script.
(Major jump scares in bold)
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