Are there jump scares?

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TV Show • 2016 Report
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HayleyMosteller
There are MANY jumpscares ALL through the entire series. Sometimes mere scene-transitions are jumpscares simply because the 'from' scene is quiet and the 'to' scene is loud and abrupt.
Movie • 2017 Report
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xxlivlovesmusicxx
Pennywise’s eyes pop up at the sewer, he bites Georgie, Bev turns round to see pennywise, many others
Movie • 2019 Report
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theanonymouswhisperer
While there are jumpscares, it is worth noting that there are no monsters in this film, and the jumpscares are not very severe.

Near the beginning of the movie, the main character has an anxiety attack during a drug trip and she runs into a dark room. While she is looking into the mirror, a brief image of her dead sister appears behind her, and she runs away. The face that appears in the mirror is not too scary, but it is sudden.

Next, after witnessing two of the elders commit suicide by jumping off of a cliff, the main character has a dream that is inter cut with images of the dead bodies, and also the face of her sister. The images flash on the screen for short amounts of time. It is worth noting that some images shown are quite graphic and gory. One of the faces is completely smashed in and hollow, but the sequence is short.

This may be considered a jumpscare. One character is confronted while trying to take pictures of the sacred text. He his hit over the head with a mallet, creating a sharp sound that contrasts the rest of the quiet scene. After this, there is a long, maybe 5-10 second shot of a man wearing someone else's skin over his face as a mask.
Movie • 2018 Report
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Anonymous
There are, but surprisingly only very few. Most startling things were seeing a character getting startled by the soft clicking sound. These didn't even feel like they were meant to be junpscares but many people in the theatre startled the first couple times.
Video Game • 2017 Report
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Anonymous
[SPOILERS]


In the first playthough, it could be argued that the player character discovering Sayori's hanging body could be considered a jump scare, since there is no music in the minutes leading up to it and the screen is black immediately before (upon making the discovery, loud, distorted music starts playing).

In the second playthrough, there are plenty of jumpscares, from glitches" to characters literally jumping at the player.
Movie • 2022 Report
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HannahBot
Yes there are jumpscares but they are used sparingly throughout the film
Movie • 2019 Report
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dogsnplants
there are way more jumpscares than there were in the first one. i counted about 7-10 total, while the first movie has about 2-4
Movie • 2018 Report
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Anonymous
There are jumpscares throughout, the ones that I found the most jarring are during the first half of the film. Once the monsters have a bigger presence in the latter half, the jumpscares actually tone down as the thrill is focused more on suspense and survival aspects, though there are some jumpscares still peppered throughout the latter half. I generally dislike jumpscares but found the ones in this movie manageable and not exploitative or cheap. However if you're more intensely bothered by any and all jumpscares, you may want to skip this movie.
TV Show • 2005 Report
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LevitatingScot
But not that many or particularly scary.
TV Show • 2018 Report
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louisatipton
Oh man. In episode 8 there is this one crazy jump scare that will make you pee your pants. If you don't want it to be spoiled for you stop reading.

If you are scared and want to be ready for the jumpscare, it happens in s1ep8 when adult Theo and Shirley are arguing in the car and Nellie's ghost unexpectedly shows up
Video Game • 2009 Report
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csbyron1
Creepers walk behind the player and explode. Endermen will teleport unexpectedly and the Elder Guardian will cause a phantom image to appear in front of the player.
Movie • 2022 Report
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There are a relentless amount of jump scares, and a lot that don’t involve usual audio cues to prep you for them. A few of the scares revolve around loud, sudden noises that are unexpected. If you are sensitive to loud noises, or are overstimulated by jumpscares, I don’t recommend seeing in theaters. This movie is LOUD.
Movie • 2013 Report
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somnomania
if you're sensitive to jumpscares, i highly recommend wheresthejump.com, they list both major and minor scares in a number of movies, and have downloadable subtitle files that can warn you in real time when one is about to occur!
TV Show • 2010 Report
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cassidy4
yes throughout the entire show. walkers come out of no where
TV Show • 2019 Report
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maximoalva153
Idk if it conciders jump scares, but when klaus was a kid his father locked him on a cementery and many ghosts make a type of not scary jumpscares, but is some awkward
Movie • 2014 Report
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RoseTheHat
There’s a scene where the mom is lying in bed and the son jumps into bed with her. It’s startling. Another scene, the mom is lying in bed and The Babadook is crawling on the ceiling.
Movie • 1996 Report
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Fandomgirl022
Multiple, mostly of Ghostface jumping out of nowhere.
Movie • 2023 Report
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beansun
Here are some timestamps of some jumpscares

23:21

33:15

41:28

41:44

45:05

46:59

54:50

1:45:21
Video Game • 2020 Report
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Artie
Here's a spoiler-free list of jumpscares found in the game. It's worth noting that many of these are tied to random events. https://omori.fandom.com/wiki/Jumpscares
TV Show • 2011 Report
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MyrrahWaters
The entire show is pretty much gore mixed with jump scares, mixed with a heavy helping of 'whaaaaaaaaaaaat?'
Movie • 2017 Report
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Gourd
Not too scary but scary nevertheless.
(SPOILERS)
1. There are 2 jump scares involving the house-maid Georgina. One when she looks out of a window, one when she is in a car.
2. There is one jump scare involving the groundskeeper Walter. He suddenly towards the camera at night.
Movie • 2018 Report
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Anonymous
possible jumpscare in vision and scarlet witch conversation.
TV Show • 2023 Report
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cetacn
S1
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episode one: at 43:10, there is an unexpected explosion. at 1:00:40, a corpse overgrown with fungi startles tess.
Movie • 2022 Report
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many many jumpscares
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Anonymous
A lot of them, in fact.
Movie • 2019 Report
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neeknoo
All quite minor. 'Where's the Jump' lists all the jumpscares with timestamps.
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grimdarkpixels
There's an unavoidable jumpscare in the chapter "Jericho".
Video Game • 2015 Report
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Anonymous
After leaving the Ruins (all routes), a door clicks and Sans' shadow appears behind a tree
The elevator to the True Lab (Pacifist route) suddenly falls and a siren plays

Neither are exactly scary but they made me jump lmao
Movie • 2018 Report
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doctorbluebell
There is one jumpscare when Powler is in Mile's Uncle apartment
Movie • 2022 Report
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Binn
not super scary but a little startling. two of the victims appear very suddenly, one appears behind mc bloodied and one floating from the floor dripping with blood.