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What Jump Scare Is So Perfectly Executed That It Deserves Some Kind Of Award?

"And the Oscar goes β€” OH JEEZ, YOU SCARED ME!"

Listen, I'm a simple lady who loves two things: jump scares* and making fake Academy Awards categories for no other reason than my own enjoyment.

Paramount Pictures

*I love jump scares so much, I actually once ranked all my personal favorites! Check it out! Shameless self-promotion!

So with that in mind, if there were an Academy Award given for "Best-Executed Jump Scare In A Motion Picture," which jump scares definitely would've taken home the gold?

FilmDistrict

Maybe you'd nominate something classic, like the iconic chase sequence from Wait Until Dark (1967).

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Warner Bros.-Seven Arts

Or perhaps your pick is from something newer, like the now-infamous tongue-click in the car in Hereditary (2018).

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A24

Heck, maybe your top choice is from a film no one would ever expect to be terrified in the middle of, like when Bilbo's face gets all freaky in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001).

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New Line Cinema

Share the movie jump scare you think is ~award-worthy~ and a little bit about what makes it so fantastic in the comments below for a chance to be featured in and upcoming BuzzFeed Community post and/or video!