In 1960, Alfred Hitchcock was already famous as the screen's master of suspense (and perhaps the best-known film director in the world) when he released Psycho and forever changed the shape and tone o... read more
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release Date: June 16, 1960
DVD Release Date: March 6, 2001
Stats: 11,987 reviews
Flixster Reviews (11,987)
August 27, 2011
What can one say about one of America Cinemas great movies. Classic film from the master of suspense. Iconic scenes and acting abound!
April 24, 2013
Hitchcock's classic "comedy" featuring the world's most famous mother's boy is one of the most influential films ever made; every serial killer and slasher movie owes something to this, one of the true greats of cinema. Unfortunately, as the character of Norman Bates is SO infamo...
March 4, 2013
A seminal classic of horror by master Alfred Hitchcock, with some of the most memorable iconic scenes in the history of Cinema. Tense, horrific and a superb lesson in filmmaking, it offers complex characters and revealing dialogue with a huge regard for details.
January 20, 2013
Without a doubt one of the most influential films of all time. Timeless classic.
Whether this is a true slasher film is debatable, but it's influence on the genres of horror and suspense/thriller is undeniable.
If you don't know the story (which would be surprising), I'll just ...
December 14, 2012
here is so much you can get from this film, as can be seen by anyone who has watched the film. This was the first film to be made where people could not come in halfway through and then watch the end, followed by the start. There is, of course, the perhaps urban myth of Hitchcock...
November 28, 2012
In 1960 Alfred Hitchcock created one of the most enduring horror films in the history of cinema. This is a film that influenced a generation of filmmakers and spawned an entire new genre of horror, the Slasher film. What keeps you involved in the film, what keeps you on the edge ...
October 18, 2012
A landmark horror film and one who's influence can be felt in many of the horror greats. Before Carpenter changed the game with Halloween, this was the template to follow. Hitchcock was truly the master of suspense, but it's the uniqueness of the story and screenplay that still h...
August 7, 2012
Alfred Hitchcock: the master of suspense, is also the founder of modern horror. 'Psycho' is most likely Hitchcock's most recognised film, mainly through the infamous shower scene and its creepy music that goes so well with it. Norman Bates, portrayed by Anthony Perkins, is now on...
July 22, 2012
It's not just the story that makes PSYCHO such a fabulously eerie picture. It grows eerier through every viewing, in fact, when each time it is watched, more subtleties are picked up on by the viewer. This was Alfred Hitchcock's final black-and-white-shot film, following 1956?s T...
July 18, 2012
Chilling, unforgettable and riddled with skin-crawling tension, Psycho is one of those landmark horror classics that ought to be on everyone's "to watch before I die"-list.
An audacious tale, in the sense that it also starrs a female lead of questionable moral nature (Ma...
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