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Based on a novel inspired by the crimes of a Wisconsin murder, Psycho is considered one of the greatest thrillers ever made (according to the American Film Institute). Shot in 1960, Hitchcock's masterpiece and the famous shower scene is still capable of producing chills in audiences today.

MPAA Rating R
Theatrical Release September 7, 1960
Director Alfred Hitchcock
Cast Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles
Run Time 109
1960 Universal Pictures

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