Psycho (1960) Movie

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  • Our Score: 9
  • Overall Score: 9.20
  • IMDB: 8.5
  • MetaCritic: 9.7
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 9.7
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Psycho Cast Starring Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Virginia Gregg, Vera Miles, Martin Balsam

Psycho Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

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Alfred Hitchcock cult fave Psycho (1960) had an estimated movie budget of $806.9K and grossed $32 million at the box office, that is a huge success. A secretary on the run after stealing $40K from her former employer and checks into The Bates Motel. Norman Bates became a household name in this classic horror film. Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, and Vera Miles star in Psycho.

Psycho Plot Synopsis:

Phoenix officeworker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. She has to meet her lover Sam in lunch breaks and they cannot get married because Sam has to give most of his money away in alimony. One Friday Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer. Seeing the opportunity to take the money and start a new life, Marion leaves town and heads towards Sam's California store. Tired after the long drive and caught in a storm, she gets off the main highway and pulls into The Bates Motel. The motel is managed by a quiet young man called Norman who seems to be dominated by his mother.
Psycho Cast: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Virginia Gregg, Vera Miles, Martin Balsam, Francis De Sales, Walter Bacon, George Dockstader, Hans Moebus, George Eldredge, Robert Osborne, Harper Flaherty, Don Ross, John Gavin, Sam Flint, John McIntire, Alfred Hitchcock, Simon Oakland, Paul Jasmin, Frank Albertson, Lee Kass, Patricia Hitchcock, Frank Killmond, Vaughn Taylor, Ted Knight, Lurene Tuttle, Pat McCaffrie, John Anderson, Jeanette Nolan, Mort Mills
Psycho Directors: Alfred Hitchcock
Psycho Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Year: 1960
Runtime: 109 / 1h 49min
MPAA Rating: R
Awards: 5
Nominations: 9
Writers: Joseph Stefano, Robert Bloch
Producers: Alfred Hitchcock
Musicians: Bernard Herrmann
Cinematographers: John L. Russell
Editors: George Tomasini

Production: Paramount Pictures
Language: English
Country: USA

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