Top 5 Jump Scares in Horror Movies That Will Make You Leap Out of Your Seat

Horror movies are my favorite movies to watch, as long as someone watches them with me. I love a horror movie that gives you that heartstopping jump scare moment. You know the one where you jump so hard and your friend laughs at you… Yup, we have all been there. Here are the top 5 jump scares in horror movies.

I decided on a top 5 due to the fact that many movies have tried the jump scare thing and failed terribly… Woman In Black for one. The movies I’m about to list had one scene that made me nearly jump out of my seat and spill my popcorn with fright. Let me know what jump scare in horror movies scared you the most? Leave me a comment and let me know.

Conjuring Clap Clap:


I don’t think there is anyone that did not jump at this scene. The fact that there was no build up to it what so ever… No music, no warning and out of nowhere a pair of kids hands clap beside her head.  If you say you didn’t jump then I think you are either lying or you’re an extreme horror movie buff.

Mama Scare:


Mama wasn’t a great movie but it had some really creepy scenes. The worst jump scare in the movie that made my bottom literally leave the seat was when the little girl whispers “shes mad” and Mama suddenly charges.

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Insidious Red Face:


The camera pans around the room and you know something is going to happen… You just don’t know when or what! Suddenly BOOM you see the face over the guy’s shoulder.

Friday The 13th Water Scare:


Its an oldie but it’s a goodie! The water is calm, the music is lovely and her dilemma is all over… Or so it makes you seem. The cops turn up and out of nowhere Jason jumps out of the water like a torpedo and scares the living daylights out of you!

A Nightmare On Elm Street Opening:


When my husband and I started dating he nearly wet himself with how many times I jumped at the opening credits of A Nightmare On Elm Street. Hear me out ok… For a start, Freddy really used to scare me, I hadn’t seen the movie in years and the eery music creeps me out lol.

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What would be in your top 5 jump scares in horror movies be? 

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