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PSYCHO (1960)

PSYCHO <span>(1960)</span> artwork

PSYCHO (1960)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 109

BBFCInsight strong violence

Director(s) Alfred Hitchcock

Cast includes Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam, John McIntire, Simon Oakland, Vaughn Taylor, Frank Albertson, Lurene Tuttle, Patricia Hitchcock, John Anderson, Mort Mills, Francis De Sales, George Eldredge, Sam Flint, Virginia Gregg (voice), Alfred Hitchcock, Paul Jasmin (voice), Frank Killmond

Cut versions One or more versions of this work have been cut. Cuts are detailed for each respective version found under "Related works".

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

PSYCHO is a horror about a young woman who stays at a roadside motel after stealing a suitcase of money.

Violence

A woman is repeatedly stabbed whilst showering, and there is strong impact and bloody injury detail. A man is also stabbed, and blood is visible across his face.

Threat

There are several sequences of strong and sustained threat. In one scene, a man begins to climb a staircase and is suddenly attacked by another character holding a knife.

Details

Title
PSYCHO
Also known as
PSYCHO RERELEASE TRAILERS
Year
1960
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd,Paramount Film Service Ltd,Columbia/Tri-Star Home Video,CIC Video,Artificial Eye Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
11/03/2010
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF005782

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