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Psycho (1960)

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(No longer in theaters)
  • Rating: R
  • Director: Alfred Hitchcock   Cast: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, Martin Balsam
  • Running Time: 109 minutes
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Horror, Suspense/Thriller


Alfred Hitchcock


Paramount Pictures

Release Date

Jun 16, 1960

Release Notes



Doesn’t matter if you’ve seen it—see it again. With its twists and turns and its cavalier disregard for convention, Hitchcock’s masterpiece redefined not just horror but also the very nature of narrative moviemaking. Nothing would ever be the same—not even showers.

Once a Psycho, Always a Psycho

Perkins’s performance as the homicidal motel owner Norman Bates is still one of the greatest ever committed to film—even if it did get him typecast for the rest of his career.