Don't give away the ending - it's the only one we have!
( Horror / Thriller )

Psycho Poster

US Runtime: 109 min

Premiere Date:
Mar 08, 1960   [USA]
Writer: Robert Bloch   [novel]
Producer: Alfred Hitchcock   [Producer]
Music by Bernard Herrmann
Cinematography: John L. Russell
Edited by: George Tomasini
Production Company: Shamley Productions


Anthony Perkins
Norman Bates
Vera Miles
Lila Crane
Martin Balsam
Detective Milton Arbogast
John McIntire
Sheriff Al Chambers
Simon Oakland
Dr. Richmond
Frank Albertson
Tom Cassidy
Lurene Tuttle
Eliza Chambers
Patricia Hitchcock
John Anderson
Mort Mills
Highway Patrolman
Janet Leigh
Marion Crane
Francis De Sales
Officer (uncredited)
George Eldredge
Chief (uncredited)
Sam Flint
Officer (uncredited)
Virginia Gregg
voice of Norma Bates (uncredited)
Paul Jasmin
voice of Norma Bates (uncredited)
Jeanette Nolan
voice of Norma Bates (uncredited)
Frank Killmond
Bob Summerfield (uncredited)
Ted Knight
Cell Guard (uncredited)


Saul Bass
title designer
Saul Bass
pictorial consultant
John Cardos
bird handler
Myra Davis
body double: Janet Leigh
Anne Dore
double: Anthony Perkins, shower scene
Margo Epper
body double: Mother in shower sequence
William T. Hurtz
director: animated titles
Mitzi Koestner
body double: Anthony Perkins
Marli Renfro
shower scene double: Janet Leigh
Marshall Schlom
script supervisor

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Tech Info:

Color Info:
Cinematographic Process:
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1
Film Negative Format:
35 mm
Printed Film Format:
35 mm


  • Norman Bates: Uh-uh, Mother-m-mother, uh, what is the phrase? She isn't quite herself today.
  • Norman Bates: Well, a son is a poor substitute for a lover.
  • Norman Bates: She might have fooled me, but she didn't fool my mother.
  • Norman Bates: She just goes a little mad sometimes. We all go a little mad sometimes. Haven't you?
  • Norman Bates: I think I must have one of those faces you can't help believing.

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