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Psycho

Hitchcock's most famous movie, the shocker that still keeps people away from showers. Janet Leigh is a woman on the run who befriends mother's boy motel clerk Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins). What is Norman's sinister secret? Will Vera Miles find her sister? And just where is Mrs. Bates? With John Gavin and Martin Balsam. Based on the novel by Robert Bloch. Followed by the underrated "Psycho II" 23 years later, and remade shot-for-shot by Gus Van Sant in 1998 (this time in colour).

Year: 1960
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, Drama, Horror Movies, Thrillers & Suspense, Classic Drama, Cult Films / After Dark, Road Movies, Based on..., Transvestism, Classic Cinema, Adam's Favourites, Theo's Favourites
Country: USA
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Martin Balsam, Vera Miles, John Gavin
Duration: 104 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence and sexual references.
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