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Psycho

"Check in. Relax. Take a shower."

Psycho is one of the most famous masterpieces from Hitchcock and for it’s time was unparalleled in it’s horror effect. A chilling score sets the pace for an introverted killer and a mystery thriller case of multiple dimensions. The credits for the film directed by Saul Bass were revolutionary for their time.

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Released: Jun 16th, 1960
Budget: $806,948.00
Revenue: $32,000,000.00

Psycho Main Cast

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Anthony Perkins
Anthony Perkins
plays Norman Bates
Vera Miles
Vera Miles
plays Lila Crane
John Gavin
John Gavin
plays Sam Loomis
Janet Leigh
Janet Leigh
plays Marion Crane
Martin Balsam
Martin Balsam
plays Det. Milton Arbogast
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • The strings-only music by Bernard Herrmann is ranked #4 on AFI's 100 Years of Film Scores.
  • SPOILER: There is a rumor that the this film was not passed for release because it was claimed that Janet Leigh's nipple was visible during the shower scene. The nipple wasn't in the film at all, but the cinematography and score are so well performed here, it caused the release board originally to think that there was a nipple visible and send the film back for re-editing. The production team went through the shower sequence cut by cut to illustrate that there was not. Alfred Hitchcock made no changes (none were needed), but merely sent it back, assuming that they either wouldn't bother to watch it, or would realize their mistake.
  • SPOILER: Alfred Hitchcock even had a canvas chair with "Mrs. Bates" written on the back prominently placed and displayed on the set throughout shooting. This further added to the enigma surrounding who was the actress playing Mrs. Bates.
  • Movie Goof (continuity error): At the car dealership, the same extras (people on the sidewalks) are seen repeatedly, walking in different directions
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Movie Series/Collection

Psycho
1960
- Psycho
Psycho II
1983
- Psycho II
Psycho III
1986
- Psycho III

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