Psycho IV: The Beginning
You've met Norman... now meet mother.
( Horror )

Psycho IV: The Beginning Poster

US Runtime: 96 min

Premiere Date:
Nov 10, 1990   [USA]
Director: Mick Garris
Writer: Robert Bloch   [characters]
Producers: Hilton A. Green   [Executive Producer]
Les Mayfield   [Producer]
George Zaloom   [Producer]
Music by Bernard Herrmann   [original themes]
Cinematography: Rodney Charters
Production Companys: Smart Money Productions
Universal TV


Anthony Perkins
Norman Bates
Olivia Hussey
Norma Bates
CCH Pounder
Fran Ambrose
Donna Mitchell
Connie Bates
Thomas Schuster
Chet Rudolph
Sharen Camille
Bobbi Evors
Kurt Paul
Raymond Linette
Louis Crume
George Emeric
Cynthia Garris
Ellen Stevens
Doreen Chalmers
Mrs. Lane
Alice Hirson
Ryan Finnigan
Norman (age 5)
Bob Barnes
George Zaloom


Rodney Brandenburg
generator operator
Stephen Campbell
first assistant camera
Don Chiara
rigging grip
Sandy DeCrescent
music contractor
Dennis Dreith
Bruce Fowler
Christopher Gallo
clapper loader
John Garrett
location manager
Cynthia Garris
radio jingles
Sandra M. Haskell
script supervisor
Christopher Sirmons Haviland
Craig M. Hofstrand
driver captain
Philip Lee
camera operator
William Loger
wardrobe supervisor
Joe Mast
dolly grip
John Orlebeck
transportation coordinator
Robert Reedy Jr.
Marty Rudder
best boy
Eugene Siegmund
best boy grip
Mike Smallwood
Lucyna Wojciechowski
assistant editor

Miscellaneous Companies:

Bald Eagle Sound, Inc.
sound post-production
Pacific Title
titles and opticals
Take One Catering

Tech Info:

Panavision Cameras and Lenses
Cinematographic Process:
Century III, Orlando (FL), USA
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1
Film Negative Format:
35 mm
Printed Film Format:
35 mm


  • Mrs. Lane: You've got a tongue like an elephant's memory.


  • This was the first film to be filmed at Universal Studios in Florida.
  • When Norman first calls into the radio show, he says that his name is Ed, Robert Bloch, author of the original novel "Psycho" based Norman Bates on real life Wisconsen serial killer, Ed Gein.

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