When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager Norman Bates cares for his housebound mother.

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock Hilton A. Green Lester Wm. Berke
Genres: Horror, Drama, Thriller,
Production Company: Shamley Productions,

Psycho - A new—and altogether different—screen excitement! - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 22-06-1960
  • Runtime: 109 Minutes
  • Popularity: 35.03
  • Vote Count: 7,625
  • IMDB Rating: 8.4
  • Budget: USD 806,947
  • Revenue: USD 32,000,000
  • Region: United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: N/A

Photo Name Character
Anthony Perkins - Azwaad Movie Database Anthony Perkins Norman Bates
Janet Leigh - Azwaad Movie Database Janet Leigh Marion Crane
Vera Miles - Azwaad Movie Database Vera Miles Lila Crane
John Gavin - Azwaad Movie Database John Gavin Sam Loomis
Martin Balsam - Azwaad Movie Database Martin Balsam Det. Milton Arbogast
John McIntire - Azwaad Movie Database John McIntire Sheriff Al Chambers
Simon Oakland - Azwaad Movie Database Simon Oakland Dr. Fred Richman
Frank Albertson - Azwaad Movie Database Frank Albertson Tom Cassidy
Patricia Hitchcock - Azwaad Movie Database Patricia Hitchcock Caroline
Vaughn Taylor - Azwaad Movie Database Vaughn Taylor George Lowery
Photo Name Department
Bernard Herrmann-Sound Bernard Herrmann Sound (Original Music Composer)
Alfred Hitchcock-Directing Alfred Hitchcock Directing (Director)
Alfred Hitchcock-Production Alfred Hitchcock Production (Producer)
George Tomasini-Editing George Tomasini Editing (Editor)
Helen Colvig-Costume & Make-Up Helen Colvig Costume & Make-Up (Costume Supervisor)
George Milo-Art George Milo Art (Set Decoration)
Hilton A. Green-Directing Hilton A. Green Directing (Assistant Director)
Robert Bloch-Writing Robert Bloch Writing (Novel)
Joseph Stefano-Writing Joseph Stefano Writing (Screenplay)
John L. Russell-Camera John L. Russell Camera (Director of Photography)

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Required viewing. _Final rating:★★★½ - I really liked it. Would strongly recommend you give it your time._

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“We all go a little mad sometimes. Haven't you?” A Phoenix secretary, Marion Crane (Janet Leigh), embezzles $40,000 and rashly flees town, ending up at a remote motel in Fairvale, California, where she encounters the eccentric Mama’s boy Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins). Mixed into this web is a private investigator (Martin Balsam), Marion’s sister (Vera Miles) and Marion’s secret beau (John Gavin). Directed by Alfred Hitchcock based on Robert Bloch’s book, “Psycho” made a huge impact when it was released in 1960. It contains a plot development that was groundbreaking at the time shared by England’s “City of the Dead” (aka “Horror Hotel”), which went into production six weeks earlier than “Psycho” and was released in the UK at the same time, but not in America until 2 years later. While they’re both good, “Psycho” is way superior. It was followed by three sequels (1983, 1986 and 1990), the last being a semi-prequel, all starring Anthony Perkins as Norman with Vera Miles returning for the first one. One thing I don’t like is that it was shot in B&W. Check out the sequels and the 1998 remake to observe the same settings in living color. The film runs 1 hour, 49 minutes and was shot primarily at the backlot of Universal Studios, Universal City, California, with other parts in Los Angeles & Gorman, California, and Phoenix, Arizona. GRADE: A

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My most favourite film from the master of suspense. This psychological horror is widely considered to be the first ever slasher film. Powered by great performances from Anthony Perkins & Janet Leigh, and the outstanding score by Bernard Herrmann which adds such great tension throughout the film, it is unarguably the greatest thriller ever made. Only Alfred Hitchcock could make a film so entertaining and so horrifying at the same time. The climax continues to haunt me forever.

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Amazingly, this is my first ever viewing, not sure why I waited so long, but finally got around to it. Great movie in every way from the performance by Anthony Perkins to the atmosphere, enjoyed every bit of this even though I basically knew the entire plot at this point since all iconic scenes and lines have been repeated over the years. Not sure this is my *favorite* Hitchcock movie as I still prefer Rear Window, but obvious why it has held up 60 years later. **4.5/5**

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