10 Of The Biggest Jump Scares In The Movies

28 October 2017, 19:00

From It Follows and Se7en to Jaws and Friday The 13th, here are some of the best popcorn-throwing, pants-darkening moments in cinema… All in one nerve-shredding video.


Did we scare you? Of course not. But you’ve definitely had a jump scare moment at the cinema at some point in your life. You’ve maybe thrown your popcorn, drink or other tasty comestible high into the air at the cinema when a loud noise or scary face breaks the unbearable tension during a horror flick.

Film-makers have been trying their best to make the audience jump out their skin for decades now. And, to prove the point, take a look at our super-cut of 10 of our favourite "seat-jumpers" from the 1970s to the present day. 

From your classic frighteners like A Nightmare On Elm Street and Jaws to more recent horrors like It Follows and Insidious, it's non-stop sheer tension… and terror. Is your favourite on there?

Turn off the lights and crank the sound up!